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Thanks to all of you.

Profile photo of Myriam Patricia Myriam Patricia

Hi Brother Alex,
Thanks for your video’s
past days i am worried about my english communication,when i was seen your youtube class’s really iam impressed your teaching way,now i hope i can do my best.

Profile photo of gauthamrajeesh gauthamrajeesh

Hi Alex,

thank you very much for this lesson, which is, like always, a lesson of excellent teacher. Complicated or annoying thinks are taught in a easy and effective way. Also, I´ve really enjoyed this lesson´s quiz as well, especially the last question, which was the funniest one.
:-)

Profile photo of adrijana adrijana

    I agree! :) But for me the second question is Shakespeare’s dilemma! To be or not to be?

    Profile photo of Bitaly Bitaly

    I’m glad it was clear! Thanks for checking it out, adrijana! :)

    Profile photo of Alex Alex

      Hi Alex! How’ve you been? Long time no see!

      Being aware of all the language problems that will come up when you are learning the target language helps a great deal. Language awareness, however, is seldom addressed in language courses, the focus –I would say- is primarily on form and meaning. So students are practically left to their own devices in the process . Being aware of all these potential problem areas and how to cope with them is what really makes the learning experience challenging and interesting.

      Thanks for sharing your knowledge and experience with us Alex.

      Profile photo of Regino Regino

        Nice to see you too, Regino! Hope you’ve been doing well. :)

        Profile photo of Alex Alex

I got 8/10, the lesson is exactly the problem I’m facing them, I’m usually contruggle with them everytime i learn English, Thank you very much

Profile photo of nguyen van long nguyen van long

    I hope this helps you to feel better about your studies!

    Profile photo of Alex Alex

Thanks a lot for all the materials for free!!! I am gonna parse them all!

Profile photo of AndrewLinguist AndrewLinguist

Hi Alex. One of the easy aspects of English – no suffixes in conjugation, has also its dark side. Which of the following is correct – traffic control device development, development of traffic control device, the developing of the device controlling the traffic, development of the traffic-controlling device? Which of them sounds best or is most understandable for a native English speaker?

As for phrasal verbs, they are probably not that special to English. In Polish, verbs formed by adding a prefix to a verb’s root seem to be something very similar (consider dotrzeć, przyprawić, przejrzeć, opuścić).

Greetings.

Profile photo of tomek11 tomek11

Hi Alex, the leason is great. We could improve our english, only when we aware where is the problem we need focus on.

Profile photo of Peter-Yang Peter-Yang

Thanks for helpful lesson. I try to check out the latest videos from engVid. I thought speaking English fluently was impossible for me until last year, but I set a goal to speak English fluently someday and I just keep going everyday. I try to study English at least 15 minutes a day through watching one or two engVid videos and speak with a native speaker online everyday. Sometimes I feel I go smoothly and sometimes I feel frustrated because I think I don’t improve at all. I feel basic vocabulary is very important but concentration is also equally or more important when we want to improve our English or other languages.
One more thing to mention. I always thought why people from the Netherlands or Sweden learn English faster and speak very fluently than people from other countries. Maybe because their languages are similiar to each other or because their learning method is fantastic. Well, thanks engVid for providing amazing lessons to the world for more than 10 years. All the best!

Profile photo of Insoo Yeo Insoo Yeo

Before this lesson I thought that 3000 or 5000 words are enough for normal conversation but Alex corrected me) I am very surprised that most people have used near 20 000 words.

Profile photo of DinDim DinDim

Hi Alex. I got 5/10 before your lesson. Is it possible to retake the test after the lesson? Thanks

Profile photo of Inna Sokolovsky Inna Sokolovsky

Thank you so much Alex!!!

Profile photo of knopfler86 knopfler86

Alex, thank you very much for a wonderfull lesson and for mentioning russian as well:-)

Profile photo of KseniyaRussia KseniyaRussia

Alex today you inspired me and encouraged for keep going with learning English.Thanks a lot, after this lesson I want to study English and improve my language skills again.Yor are such a kind person and you have a sincere smile.Take care and be well)

Profile photo of Ogulshat Ogulshat

I got 7 out of 10 not bad!

Profile photo of lendario9 lendario9

Ukraine not *the Ukraine*

Profile photo of iren.uzhgorod iren.uzhgorod

    That’s right

    Profile photo of krig krig

I live in Ukraine

Profile photo of iren.uzhgorod iren.uzhgorod

THANS ALEX FOR YOUR INTERESTING LESSON .HAVE A GREAT DAY.

Profile photo of capricuba76 capricuba76

Hi Alex,you explain everything very well,and it’s nice to listen compatriot.

Profile photo of ANDRZEJ58 ANDRZEJ58

If I had met this lesson earlier, may be my learning English would went faster. :-)

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