Learn English with Rebecca [engVid]
Do you want to improve your English? Do you want to feel more confident? Do you want these results as fast as possible? My English lessons, shortcuts, and tips can help you achieve your goals. You can upgrade your speaking, writing, listening, grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, business English, IELTS, TOEFL, and more. From 30+ years of experience, I choose the topics that English learners need to make the greatest improvement in the shortest time. You can save time, money, and effort by watching these free lessons. Click the SUBSCRIBE button now for improved English and greater success in your personal, academic, and professional life. If you want a fast, easy system to improve your English every day, get my online English course: https://10.bexenglish.com/courses/Correct-Your-English-Errors All the best!

167 videos
Millionaire English: 10 idioms about money! Millionaire English: 10 idioms about money!
7 months ago En
Do you have money to burn? Have you struck gold? Are you loaded? In this lesson, you’ll learn the language of money. I’ll teach you 10 common English idioms that all refer to having money – lots of money! These expressions will help you understand conversations in the boardroom or dining room, at work, or at parties. Learn how to talk about wealth today! Take the quiz at: https://www.engvid.com/millionaire-english-10-idioms-about-money/ Watch next: Business English: 6 common idioms https://youtu.be/fv3SALKS6qs 10 English idioms for the people you meet at work https://youtu.be/hH4unUcQF3E
10 Common Mistakes with Verbs & Prepositions in English 10 Common Mistakes with Verbs & Prepositions in English
8 months ago En
Want to learn prepositions easily? Join me in this English grammar and vocabulary lesson to correct 10 common mistakes with verbs and prepositions. We’ll look at verbs such as tell, arrive, listen, discuss, call, answer, wait, go, reach, and contact. You’ll learn when to add a preposition, when to take out a preposition, and when to change the preposition. You’ll also learn collocations and expressions with these verbs so you can speak and write more fluently and confidently. To improve your English easily and quickly, take my online course, Correct Your English Errors in 10 Minutes a Day: https://10.bexenglish.com Take the quiz at https://www.engvid.com/10-common-mistakes-with-verbs-prepositions-in-english/
Optimistic English: Make yourself & others happier, healthier, and richer! Optimistic English: Make yourself & others happier, healthier, and richer!
9 months ago En
Do you want to be happier, richer, and healthier? Optimistic people usually are! This lesson can help you change the way you think and speak in life. Learn to use six common English expressions and proverbs to make yourself and others more positive. Do you see the glass as half-full or half-empty? When life gives you lemons, do you make lemonade? What happens when one door closes? Speak more optimistically to yourself, and encourage your family, friends, and co-workers to reach their goals and expect the best from life. Then take the quiz: https://www.engvid.com/optimistic-english/ Watch next: Business English - How to talk about your career https://youtu.be/sFp5LPJ69EI How to express your opinion in English https://youtu.be/GnzXc66n0T0
Learn English Tenses: Introduction to Perfect Tenses Learn English Tenses: Introduction to Perfect Tenses
10 months ago En
You're ready to learn the more advanced tenses in English: the PERFECT TENSES! Start with this quick overview of the 6 perfect tenses: PRESENT PERFECT, PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS, PAST PERFECT, PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS, FUTURE PERFECT, and FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS. I have a complete, full class for you on each of these tenses, as well as some special videos comparing specific tenses. Take your English to the next level by mastering the advanced English tenses. Start now with PRESENT PERFECT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vd0yESrQMs0&list=PLxSz4mPLHWDZ95iyxBNdjxLNI1k8HnVcd
Learn English Tenses: How to learn ALL 12 tenses Learn English Tenses: How to learn ALL 12 tenses
10 months ago En
An overview of all 12 tenses in English. It may seem difficult, but I will show you how to learn all the English tenses in the correct order with my free, complete LEARN ENGLISH TENSES program. When you follow the outline I give, you will begin to see what's common between the tenses, and you'll find that it gets easier to learn each new tense! In this course, you'll learn all of the tenses: PRESENT SIMPLE, PRESENT CONTINUOUS, PAST SIMPLE, PAST CONTINUOUS, FUTURE SIMPLE WITH WILL AND GOING TO, FUTURE CONTINUOUS, PRESENT PERFECT, PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS, PAST PERFECT, PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS, FUTURE PERFECT, and FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS. You'll also have some extra classes looking at the differences between specific tenses. Make a commitment to yourself to learn all the English tenses this year and start now with the first class, PRESENT SIMPLE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z19NAX_gWxI&list=PLxSz4mPLHWDZ95iyxBNdjxLNI1k8HnVcd
Learn English Tenses (complete course): Lesson 1 Learn English Tenses (complete course): Lesson 1
10 months ago En
Learn all 12 tenses in English in this complete course. This free 8-hour program will teach you the English tenses one step at a time. You will progress from PRESENT SIMPLE to FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS tense by tense. Using my method, we will start to see the patterns in these tenses, so that the course actually gets easier as you progress! Make a commitment to improving your English. We will start with a quick overview of the 12 tenses: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mScixcyubUY&list=PLxSz4mPLHWDZ95iyxBNdjxLNI1k8HnVcd
Do you want to learn all the English tenses? Do you want to learn all the English tenses?
10 months ago En
Take my free, complete course on all the tenses in English! Start from the beginning and use my method to learn all of the English tenses one-by-one. We will go step-by-step, with a complete class on each tense, as well as some extra classes comparing specific tenses. A complete understanding of tenses is essential to learning English, so commit yourself to taking the time to learn the tenses properly once and for all! We will cover PRESENT SIMPLE, PRESENT CONTINUOUS, PAST SIMPLE, PAST CONTINUOUS, FUTURE SIMPLE WITH WILL AND GOING TO, FUTURE CONTINUOUS, PRESENT PERFECT, PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS, PAST PERFECT, PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS, FUTURE PERFECT, and FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS. Start with the first class now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UdbvTP4rCxc&list=PLxSz4mPLHWDZ95iyxBNdjxLNI1k8HnVcd
Learn English Tenses: Review of ALL 12 TENSES in English Learn English Tenses: Review of ALL 12 TENSES in English
10 months ago En
Do you know all 12 English tenses? Watch my short review lesson and find out! We’ll look at six basic tenses: present simple, present continuous, past simple, past continuous, future simple, future continuous. We’ll also cover six advanced tenses: present perfect, present perfect continuous, past perfect, past perfect continuous, future perfect, future perfect continuous. Join me in matching sentences with these verb tenses. Then, go back and review my full classes on these tenses or go forward to other videos on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, business English, exam English, and more. Congratulations on reaching such an advanced English level! Watch the full classes on each tense: Present Simple: https://youtu.be/Z19NAX_gWxI Present Continuous: https://youtu.be/w04YVmJR4w4 Past Simple: https://youtu.be/dmJrYbDjxQY Past Continuous: https://youtu.be/bTWa5M4UMO8 Future Simple: https://youtu.be/tri7u632AaA Future with “going to” & Present Continuous: https://youtu.be/VZH0le_xkHw Future Continuous: https://y
Learn English Tenses: FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS Learn English Tenses: FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS
10 months ago En
“Next year at this time, I will have been working here for 25 years.” This sentence is in the FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS tense or FUTURE PERFECT PROGRESSIVE tense. In this advanced English grammar class, I’ll teach you everything you need to understand this tense – structure, usage, spelling, pronunciation, contractions, questions, short answers, past participles, stative verbs, and irregular verbs. We’ll practice together, so you learn to understand and use this tense! This class is part of my complete engVid series on ALL of the English verb tenses. So join me now to upgrade your English, boost your career, or get a higher score on the IELTS. In this lesson: Future Perfect Continuous: Overview 0:00 When to use the Future Perfect Continuous tense 6:06 How to use the Future Perfect Continuous tense 10:49 Future Perfect Continuous: Contractions 13:56 Future Perfect Continuous: Spelling 16:31 Future Perfect Continuous: Practice 19:37 Future Perfect Continuous: Common Errors 24:49 Future Perfect Continuous: Co
Improve Your Writing: Common & Proper Nouns Improve Your Writing: Common & Proper Nouns
11 months ago En
Want to improve your English writing easily and quickly? In this lesson, I explain the difference between common and proper nouns. You’ll understand which words to capitalize in English and which words not to capitalize. This one small change will make a big improvement in your academic and business writing. You’ll also score higher on exams like the IELTS or TOEFL. For an easy, daily program to upgrade your English, take my online course, Correct Your English Errors in 10 Minutes a Day: https://10.bexenglish.com Watch next: Do you make these mistakes in English? https://youtu.be/tknu8sOeLqc The secret to English vocabulary - how to remember more https://youtu.be/4AZEGF8JyqQ Take the quiz: https://www.engvid.com/improve-your-writing-common-proper-nouns/
Learn English Tenses: FUTURE PERFECT Learn English Tenses: FUTURE PERFECT
11 months ago En
Learn all about the FUTURE PERFECT tense (“I will have graduated”; “I will have spoken”) in this advanced English grammar class. Using this tense correctly shows that you can communicate at a very high level of general, academic, or professional English. We’ll cover structure, usage, spelling, contractions, questions, short answers, past participles, irregular verbs, pronunciation, and common errors. We’ll move forward step-by-step and practice together, so you understand how to think in English. Speaking or writing in this tense can definitely get you a higher score on your IELTS or TOEFL! When you’re ready, you can move forward by watching the next class in our engVid English tense series, which is the future perfect continuous tense. Congratulations – you’ve made amazing progress in your English! In this lesson: Future Perfect: Overview 0:00 When to use the Future Perfect tense 3:04 How to use the Future Perfect tense 6:02 Future Perfect: Contractions 11:08 Future Perfect: Spelling 14:20 Future Perfect: P
Learn English Tenses: PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS or PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS? Learn English Tenses: PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS or PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS?
11 months ago En
What’s the difference between “I have been working” and “I had been working”? In this English class, we will compare the PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS tense and the PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS tense. After watching, you won’t be confused ever again on when you should use each of these tenses. We’ll review when to use each tense, how to form them, and what common mistakes to avoid. We’ll also do practice exercises together, so you can be correct and confident when speaking and writing in English. This video is part of my engVid series on English verb tenses, which can upgrade your general, business, or academic English, including for exams like the IELTS or TOEFL. The next class in this series is the future perfect tense. Take the quiz at https://www.engvid.com/present-perfect-continuous-or-past-perfect-continuous/ In this lesson: Comparison: Present Perfect Continuous or Past Perfect Continuous? 0:00 How to use Present Perfect Continuous & Past Perfect Continuous 4:51 Practice: Present Perfect Continuous or Past
Learn English Tenses: PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS Learn English Tenses: PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS
2 years ago En
What does it mean if someone says: “I had been living in England at that time.”? This sentence is an example of the PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS tense, also known as the PAST PERFECT PROGRESSIVE tense. In this full, complete English class, you will learn to understand and use this advanced tense. We’ll focus on structure, usage, spelling, contractions, questions, short answers, stative verbs, irregular verbs, and common errors. We’ll move forward step by step, with lots of practice exercises, so you feel clear and confident when speaking and writing. This advanced English grammar class is part of my engVid series on verb tenses. So join me now to master this tense, upgrade your academic or business English, or get a higher score on the IELTS or TOEFL. After the lesson, test your understanding with the quiz at https://www.engvid.com/past-perfect-continuous/ In this lesson: Past Perfect Continuous: Overview 0:00 When to use the Past Perfect Continuous tense 3:36 How to use the Past Perfect Continuous tense 9:09 Pas
Pronunciation: Fix 14 Common Mistakes with Business English Verbs Pronunciation: Fix 14 Common Mistakes with Business English Verbs
2 years ago En
Want to sound more professional after just one lesson? Join me in correcting 14 common pronunciation mistakes with business verbs in English. Avoid the embarrassing error with “focus”. Learn how to pronounce "develop", "identify", "negotiate", "multiply", "answer", and "risk". Practice saying "have/has" and "say/says". Fix mistakes with "determine", "represent", "measure", and "purchase". Designed for speakers of all languages, this one lesson will definitely take your professional English to a higher level. https://www.engvid.com/pronunciation-14-common-mistakes-business-english-verbs For more lessons on common English errors, take my course: https://10.bexenglish.com/
Learn English Tenses: PAST SIMPLE or PAST PERFECT? Learn English Tenses: PAST SIMPLE or PAST PERFECT?
2 years ago En
Learn the difference between the PAST PERFECT TENSE (“I had worked”) and the PAST SIMPLE TENSE (“I worked”) in this advanced English class. We’ll review when to use each tense, how to form it, and what common mistakes to avoid. We’ll also do practice exercises together, so you’ll know which tense to use in conversation, business situations, or on your IELTS or TOEFL. Afterwards, you can take the review quiz on engVid: https://www.engvid.com/past-simple-or-past-perfect/ Then, continue learning more advanced English verb tenses by watching the next lesson in the series, which is on the past perfect continuous tense. Congratulations – you’re doing so well! In this lesson: Past Simple or Past Perfect: Comparison 0:00 Past Simple & Past Perfect: How to use them 4:29 Past Simple or Past Perfect: Practice 8:46
Learn English Tenses: PAST PERFECT Learn English Tenses: PAST PERFECT
2 years ago En
Do you ever use the PAST PERFECT TENSE (“I had worked”)? Do you know this advanced tense can help you talk about the past in a special way? In this English grammar class, I’ll teach you when to use this tense, how to use it, and what mistakes to avoid. You will learn: structure, usage, pronunciation, spelling, contractions, questions, short answers, past participles, and irregular verbs. We’ll go forward systematically and practice together, so you understand fully. This class is part of the engVid program on ALL the English verb tenses, designed to take your English to a higher level for career growth or academic success on English exams like the IELTS or TOEFL. The next class in this series compares the past simple and past perfect tenses. Take the quiz: https://www.engvid.com/past-perfect/ In this lesson: Past Perfect: Overview 0:00 When to use the Past Perfect tense 4:07 How to use the Past Perfect tense 8:51 Past Perfect: Common Expressions 16:44 Past Perfect: Contractions 22:35 Past Perfect: Short
Learn English Tenses: PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS Learn English Tenses: PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS
2 years ago En
What does it mean when someone says: “I have been working”? This advanced tense is called the PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS or PRESENT PERFECT PROGRESSIVE. It shows that an action started in the past and continues into the present. In this English grammar class, I’ll teach you how to use this verb tense, when to use it, and what mistakes to avoid. We’ll focus on structure, usage, spelling, pronunciation, contractions, questions, short answers, stative verbs, and irregular verbs. We’ll move forward step-by-step and do practice exercises together, so you understand clearly. This class is part of my engVid series on English verb tenses. So join me now to master this tense, upgrade your academic and business English, or get a higher score on English exams like the IELTS. Take the quiz here: https://www.engvid.com/present-perfect-continuous In this lesson: Present Perfect Continuous: Overview 0:00 When to use the Present Perfect Continuous tense 4:47 When not to use the Present Perfect Continuous tense 9:54 How t
Learn 7 easy English idioms for giving advice Learn 7 easy English idioms for giving advice
2 years ago En
Upgrade your English by learning how to give advice in English with these seven short and easy idioms. Understand the meaning of “save your breath”, “keep your chin up”, “give it your best shot”, and more. These idioms are used in conversation, on TV shows, and in the movies. Start using them today to sound more like a native speaker! Test your understanding with the quiz at https://www.engvid.com/7-easy-english-idioms-advice/ Watch next: How to express your opinion in English https://youtu.be/GnzXc66n0T0 Conversation Skills: the secret to success https://youtu.be/y1AAOhi_840
Learn English Tenses: PRESENT PERFECT or PAST SIMPLE? Learn English Tenses: PRESENT PERFECT or PAST SIMPLE?
2 years ago En
What’s the difference between “I worked” and “I have worked”? In this easy English grammar class, we’ll review the PAST SIMPLE TENSE and the PRESENT PERFECT TENSE, so you know exactly when to use each. I’ll explain when to use each tense, how to form it, and what common mistakes to avoid. We’ll do practice exercises together, so you can use the right tense at the right time. This video is part of the engVid series on all the English verb tenses, from beginner to advanced levels. So join me and master these tenses to improve your general, business, or academic English, including for English exams like the IELTS and TOEFL. Test your understanding with the quiz: https://www.engvid.com/present-perfect-or-past-simple/ In this lesson: Past Simple & Present Perfect: Comparison 0:00 Past Simple & Present Perfect: Comparison 2 6:10 Past Simple & Present Perfect: Questions 11:18 How to use Past Simple & Present Perfect 14:34 Past Simple & Present Perfect: Practice & Conclusion 19:40
Learn English Tenses: PRESENT PERFECT Learn English Tenses: PRESENT PERFECT
2 years ago En
It’s time to learn the PRESENT PERFECT. What does it mean to say “I have worked” or “I have understood”? Many students are confused by the PRESENT PERFECT TENSE, because it combines the past and the present. Yet this advanced verb tense can lead to success in a job interview or on your IELTS! In this complete English class, I’ll show you how to use this tense, when to use it, and what mistakes to avoid. You will move forward step-by-step, to master this tense by learning structure, usage, pronunciation, spelling, contractions, questions, short answers, past participles, regular verbs, and irregular verbs. Then, continue your progress through my complete English Tenses series by watching the next lesson, which compares the present perfect and past simple tenses. Introduction to Present Perfect 0:00 When to use the Present Perfect tense 5:19 Present Perfect: Common Expressions 9:42 When not to use the Present Perfect tense 15:19 How to use the Present Perfect tense: Regular Verbs 20:33 How to use the Present
Learn English Tenses: FUTURE CONTINUOUS Learn English Tenses: FUTURE CONTINUOUS
2 years ago En
The FUTURE CONTINUOUS TENSE (“I will be working”) is used often by native speakers, yet many English learners have never learned it. Now, you can master it! I’ll show you exactly when and how to use it. This is a full English class, where you will learn structure, usage, pronunciation, spelling, contractions, questions, short answers, stative verbs, and common errors. We’ll practice together, and move forward, step by step. After this lesson, you can take the review quiz on engVid at https://www.engvid.com/future-continuous/ . Then, when you’re ready, move on to the present perfect tense, the next class in my engVid series on all the English verb tenses. Congratulations on your amazing progress! In this class: Introduction to Future Continuous 0:00 When to use the Future Continuous tense 4:04 When not to use the Future Continuous tense 9:00 How to use the Future Continuous tense 12:22 Contractions with the Future Continuous tense 16:22 Future Continuous: Spelling issues 18:23 Future Continuous: Short Answers
COVID-19: Talking about coronavirus in English – vocabulary & expressions COVID-19: Talking about coronavirus in English – vocabulary & expressions
2 years ago En
Understand and learn to speak about COVID-19 in English. #LearnWithMe in this important session where I’ll explain the most common vocabulary related to the coronavirus. You’ll learn: nouns such as symptoms, outbreak, pandemic, transmission, and social distancing; verbs and expressions such as to ban gatherings, to protect the vulnerable, to restrict travel, and to flatten the curve; adjectives such as contagious, symptomatic, mandatory, and unprecedented. This lesson is for anyone who wants to follow the news and discuss this important topic more confidently in English. Test your understanding by taking the quiz: https://www.engvid.com/covid-19-coronavirus-vocabulary-expressions/ #LearnWithMe #WithMe #LearnAtHome #StayHome
Learn English Tenses: FUTURE – “will” or “going to”? Learn English Tenses: FUTURE – “will” or “going to”?
2 years ago En
Should you use “WILL” or “GOING TO” to talk about the future? In this lesson, I’ll explain the differences so you can understand easily when you should use “will” and when you should use “going to”. You’ll know which one to use for formal or informal situations and planned or unplanned activities. Together, we’ll review when to use them, how to use them, and what common mistakes to avoid. We’ll compare the two options and do practice exercises together, so you feel confident about your English grammar. This video is part of my engVid series on verb tenses. Follow our classes, step by step, and take your English from beginner to intermediate to advanced levels! The next class in the program is the future continuous tense. In this class: Future Tense: WILL or GOING TO? Overview 00:00 How to use WILL & GOING TO: Comparison 05:10 When to use WILL & GOING TO: Comparison 10:27 Using WILL & GOING TO in the same sentence 16:29 Practice: WILL or GOING TO? 19:20
Learn English Tenses: FUTURE with “GOING TO” & Present Continuous Learn English Tenses: FUTURE with “GOING TO” & Present Continuous
2 years ago En
How can you use “GOING TO” for the future? What about the PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE? In this English grammar class, I’ll explain when and how to use these two easy ways to talk about future events, activities, and plans. You will learn all about structure, usage, spelling, pronunciation, questions, short answers, contractions, regular verbs, stative verbs, common errors, and more. We’ll also do lots of practice together, so you feel really confident when speaking and writing. You can also take a review quiz on engVid at https://www.engvid.com/future-going-to-present-continuous . Remember: this video is part of the full engVid course on English verb tenses, covering beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. The next class in the series compares “will” and “going to” for the future. In this class: Overview of Future with “going to” & Present Continuous 0:00 When to use Future with “going to” & Present Continuous 5:03 How to use the future tense with “going to” 10:01 How to use the present continuous tense fo
Upgrade your English: 10 Advanced Business Expressions Upgrade your English: 10 Advanced Business Expressions
2 years ago En
Learn to think, speak, and write more professionally with ten advanced business English expressions. Upgrade your English by understanding the meaning of: a viable option, a stop-gap measure, a foregone conclusion, a moot point, a pressing issue, a fruitful discussion, and more. These high-level expressions are used in everyday conversations, meetings, and conferences. Learn them now, to participate fully in the discussion and advance your career. To take your professional English even further, watch my SLAM (Speak like a Manager) series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxSz4mPLHWDamTa4xW7tkb-roADpiT5Jf Take the quiz on this lesson: https://www.engvid.com/10-advanced-business-expressions/
Learn English Tenses: FUTURE SIMPLE with “will” Learn English Tenses: FUTURE SIMPLE with “will”
2 years ago En
In this easy English class, you will learn to use “will’ and “won’t” to talk about the future. This is called the FUTURE SIMPLE TENSE in English. I’ll show you exactly how to use it, when to use it, and what mistakes to avoid. This one English grammar class covers everything you need: structure, usage, spelling, pronunciation, questions, short answers, and contractions. We’ll go step by step and practice it all together, so you feel relaxed and confident. This video is part of my complete engVid series on all the English verb tenses, to help you take your English from beginner to advanced levels. The next class in the program is on using “going to” and present continuous to talk about the future. In this video: Overview of Future Simple with "will" 00:00 When to use the future with "will" 04:04 How to use the future tense with "will" 08:27 Contractions, spelling, and pronunciation of the future tenses with "will" 15:14 Short answers using the future with "will" 18:43 Future with "will": Practice 21:01 Future
Learn English Tenses: PAST CONTINUOUS Learn English Tenses: PAST CONTINUOUS
2 years ago En
What tense is “I was working” or “They were going” in English? It’s the PAST CONTINUOUS TENSE. It’s also called the PAST PROGRESSIVE TENSE. We use it to talk about something that started and continued in the past. In this English grammar class, I’ll show you how to use this basic tense, when to use it, and what mistakes to avoid. We’ll practice structure, usage, spelling, questions, contractions, short answers, stative verbs, and pronunciation, so you feel clear and confident. Then, to keep improving your English, watch my complete engVid series on ALL the English verb tenses, including beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. The next class after this one is the future simple tense. In this class: Overview 0:00 When to use past continuous 3:25 When not to use past continuous 7:14 How to use past continuous 10:45 Past continuous contractions 14:33 Past continuous spelling 17:19 Past continuous short answers 20:00 Past continuous practice 22:49 Past continuous common errors 26:23 Past continuous conclusio
Stop saying “very good” & “very bad”: 8 expressions to use instead Stop saying “very good” & “very bad”: 8 expressions to use instead
2 years ago En Ru
Do you use “very good” or “very bad” to describe everything? In this Speak like a Manager lesson, you’ll learn how to use 8 advanced expressions to sound more professional. Instead of saying “a big success”, you’ll say “a resounding success”. Instead of saying “a big failure”, you’ll say “an abject failure”, and many more. Watch this vocabulary lesson to upgrade your business English today. Watch the rest of my Speak like a Manager (SLAM) series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUSxq7KoTsM&list=PLxSz4mPLHWDamTa4xW7tkb-roADpiT5Jf Make sure you understood the lesson by taking the quiz: https://www.engvid.com/stop-saying-very-good-very-bad/#quiz
Learn English Tenses: PAST SIMPLE Learn English Tenses: PAST SIMPLE
2 years ago En
We use the PAST SIMPLE TENSE every day in English! Can you use it correctly? Can you understand it clearly? Can you say “I worked” and “I went” confidently? In this relaxed English grammar class, you can master this very important tense. You’ll learn when to use it, how to use it, and what common mistakes to avoid. I’ll explain everything you need: usage, structure, pronunciation, spelling, questions, contractions, short answers, regular verbs, and irregular verbs. We’ll go step by step and practice together the past simple in a fun way, so you understand fully. Then, to continue your progress, make a plan and watch the complete engVid series on ALL the English verb tenses, from beginner to advanced levels. You can do it! In this class: Past simple overview 0:00 When to use past simple 02:31 How to use past simple: regular verbs 05:13 Past simple regular verbs: spelling 11:32 Past simple regular verbs: pronunciation 14:12 Past simple regular verbs: practice 18:07 How to use past simple: irregular verbs 22:0
Learn English Tenses: Present Simple or Present Continuous? Learn English Tenses: Present Simple or Present Continuous?
2 years ago En
“I work” or “I am working”? In this easy English lesson, you will learn the difference between the PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE (“I work”) and the PRESENT CONTINUOUS (PROGRESSIVE) TENSE (“I am working”). Many students get confused, because these two tenses do not exist in all languages. Here, we’ll review when to use each tense, how to form it, and what common mistakes to avoid. We’ll do practice exercises together, so you can understand the differences clearly. Then, you can check what you’ve learned by taking the review quiz on engVid at https://www.engvid.com/present-simple-or-present-continuous/ . When you’re ready, move on to the past simple tense, the next class in my engVid series on English verb tenses. Keep taking your English to a higher level, step by step! In this lesson: 0:00 Overview 4:49 When to use present simple & present continuous 11:54 Stative Verbs 14:08 Practice: Correcting common errors 20:41 Practice
Learn English Tenses: PRESENT CONTINUOUS (PRESENT PROGRESSIVE) Learn English Tenses: PRESENT CONTINUOUS (PRESENT PROGRESSIVE)
2 years ago En
Do you understand the PRESENT CONTINUOUS (PRESENT PROGRESSIVE) tense? Do you know when to use it and how to use it? Do you know why it’s right to say “I am working”, but wrong to say “I am knowing”? Join me in this easy, relaxed English grammar class and master this basic tense! You’ll learn everything you need: structure, usage, common errors, stative verbs, questions, spelling, contractions, short answers, and pronunciation. We’ll go step by step and do lots of practice exercises together. Then, to move forward from beginner to advanced levels, make a plan and watch the complete engVid series on ALL the English verb tenses, one easy step at a time: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxSz4mPLHWDZ95iyxBNdjxLNI1k8HnVcd In this lesson: 0:00 Overview & Comparison of Present Continuous & Present Simple 3:40 When to Use Present Continuous 8:42 When Not to Use Present Continuous 12:33 How to Use Present Continuous: TO BE 16:28 How to Use Present Continuous 19:13 Contractions with Present Continuous 23:56 Spell
Learn English Tenses: PRESENT SIMPLE Learn English Tenses: PRESENT SIMPLE
2 years ago En Ru
In this easy English class, you will learn all about the PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE. I’ll teach you how to use it, when to use it, and what mistakes to avoid. This is a full, complete English grammar class for anyone who wants to communicate fluently. You will learn structure, usage, spelling, contractions, questions, and short answers. We’ll go step by step and practice together in a relaxed way. The present simple is one of the most basic tenses in English. However, it does not exist in every language, so it’s important to understand and use it correctly. This video is part of my engVid series on ALL the English verb tenses, from beginner to advanced levels. In this lesson: 0:00 Overview & Comparison of Present Simple & Present Continuous 5:26 When to Use Present Simple 11:04 How to Use Present Simple 19:14 Spelling of Present Simple Verbs 23:18 Short Answers with Present Simple 27:05 Common Errors with Present Simple 31:36 Present Simple Practice 34:52 Present Simple Conclusion
STATIVE VERBS in English STATIVE VERBS in English
2 years ago En
Stative verbs can be confusing, but not after this lesson! I'll explain what they are, how to use them, and how not to use them. You'll learn the most common verbs that are ALWAYS stative, so there's no confusion in your mind. You'll master verbs like "love", "hate", "need", "know", "understand", "appreciate", "prefer", "realize", and more. Take the quiz on this lesson at https://www.engvid.com/stative-verbs-in-english/ . Then, download my free, full list of stative verbs for reference in the future: https://www.engvid.com/english-resources/stative-verbs-in-english/
DURING or WHILE? DURING or WHILE?
2 years ago En
Did something happen “while our vacation” or “during our vacation”? Both “during” and “while” have similar meanings, but are used differently in English. Watch this English grammar lesson and learn an easy way to know which word to use and how to use it. Never confuse these two words again, and improve your spoken and written English. Once you've watched the video, take the quiz on this lesson here: https://www.engvid.com/during-or-while/ ‎
English Pronunciation: 1 Small Change, 100s of Corrections! English Pronunciation: 1 Small Change, 100s of Corrections!
2 years ago En
Did you know “on” is pronounced in three different ways? How do you pronounce London and Washington, online and onstage, son and onion? After watching this English pronunciation lesson, you’ll have the key to correctly saying hundreds of famous names, places, companies, and regular nouns – so that people understand you the first time. Then, master this pronunciation tip forever through lots of practice by downloading my free resource page with hundreds of examples: https://www.engvid.com/english-resource/how-to-pronounce-the-on-sound-in-english/ This one small change will produce big results in your English fluency in social, academic, and business situations. A must for all English learners! TRANSCRIPT Hi. I'm Rebecca from engVid. In this pronunciation lesson, you're going to learn the many different ways in which we pronounce the letters "on" when they appear in words. Okay? The letters "on" appear at the beginning of words, sometimes in the middle, and very often at the end. And we're going to focus on h
How to say your email correctly in English + more How to say your email correctly in English + more
2 years ago En
Find out how to give, ask for, and talk about email and email addresses. It is because this topic seems so simple, that many people don’t bother to learn specifically how to talk about email in English. As a result, millions of people worldwide are making mistakes when giving this key information. How do you say @ in English? Speak like a global professional by learning the vocabulary and symbols of email, so clients, colleagues, and friends understand you easily – the first time. I’ll also show you how to spell your name and address using the NATO Phonetic Alphabet. This lesson is a must for greater international success in personal, cultural, academic, and professional situations. Make sure you understood everything by taking the quiz at https://www.engvid.com/how-to-say-your-email-correctly/ TRANSCRIPT Hi. I'm Rebecca from engVid. In the next few minutes you will find out if you are giving your email address properly in English, because in English we have certain terminology that we use when we describe
How to use the modal SHOULD in English How to use the modal SHOULD in English
2 years ago En Ru
The modal verb “should” is used every day in English. We use it to refer to the present, past, and future. In this lesson, I focus on how “should” is used most often, to talk about actions in the past that didn’t happen. I show you how to use expressions like “I should have called” or “I should have gone” easily and confidently. You will learn how to combine “should” with the present perfect tense and regular or irregular verbs, to upgrade your English right away. Test your understanding with the quiz: https://www.engvid.com/modal-should-in-english/ TRANSCRIPT Hi. I'm Rebecca from engVid. In this lesson I'll show you how to use the word "should" correctly and easily in English. Now, native speakers use the word "should" all the time; we use it to talk about the present, the past, and the future. And by the end of this lesson, you should be able to use it just as easily. Okay? So, let's get started. So, first of all, "should" is what's called a modal verb. What does that mean? It's called a helping verb. Ok
Vocabulary Hack: How 5 words become 30! Vocabulary Hack: How 5 words become 30!
2 years ago En
Multiply your vocabulary with this amazing lesson! Watch how four easy suffixes can form HUNDREDS of words! Improve your academic and professional vocabulary quickly and easily. A great lesson for TOEFL and IELTS success. Download the free resource page with hundreds of examples here: https://www.engvid.com/english-resource/vocabulary-suffixes-ful-fully-fulness-less-lessly-lessness/ All my Vocabulary Hack lessons teach you shortcuts to upgrade your English in smart ways. Watch more of Rebecca's famous VOCABULARY HACK lessons here: 1. Vocabulary Hack: Sound smarter and avoid mistakes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKsm3AZuuFE&t=0s&list=PLxSz4mPLHWDZgp8e6i0oyXOOrTAAaj0O7&index=28 2. Vocabulary Hack: Learn 30+ Verbs in 10 minutes! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WyF8qR-1JXA&t=0s&list=PLxSz4mPLHWDZgp8e6i0oyXOOrTAAaj0O7&index=62 3. Vocabulary Hack: 2 suffixes, 200+ words! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4vJn7hdlI0&t=0s&list=PLxSz4mPLHWDZgp8e6i0oyXOOrTAAaj0O7&index=19 TRANSCRIPT Hi. I'm Rebecca from engV
Tricky Pronouns: ‘I’ or ‘ME’? Tricky Pronouns: ‘I’ or ‘ME’?
3 years ago En
Are you 100% certain when to use “I” and when to use “me” in English? Which one is a subject pronoun and which one is an object pronoun? Watch this important lesson to learn the difference between these two commonly confused pronouns. This basic, serious mistake could cost you grades, jobs, and promotions. Make sure you know what’s correct every single time, to optimize your English communication. Next, take the quiz at https://www.engvid.com/tricky-pronouns-i-or-me/, then watch the other lesson of mine that I mention in this lesson: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RoHCUX5P0ow&list=PLxSz4mPLHWDZgp8e6i0oyXOOrTAAaj0O7&index=196 TRANSCRIPT Hi. I'm Rebecca from engVid. In this lesson you'll learn the difference between two confusing pronouns, and they are: "I" and "me". Okay? Now, unfortunately, mistakes are being made everywhere with these two simple pronouns Okay? Whether you're reading on the internet, or whether you're watching a show, or anything else, you'll see people making lots of mistakes here, so it'
Quick & Easy Writing Tip for IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, PTE Quick & Easy Writing Tip for IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, PTE
3 years ago En
Get a higher score on your IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, or PTE Writing with one easy trick! Stop using lazy, weak English and start using strong, powerful English. In this lesson, I show you how to avoid sentences starting with “There is/are/was/were/has been/have been” or “It is/was”. Instead, learn to identify and use the real subject and a dynamic verb to communicate more effectively. In just 12 minutes, your English writing will be more advanced, academic, and professional for higher grades and more success! Keep going by watching more of my exam success videos: 1. Vocabulary for IELTS & TOEFL Essay Success: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bstz4HeG4YU&index=19&list=PLxSz4mPLHWDaU-hMVZ7p3SiQvnEDI1jpQ 2. IELTS & TOEFL – An easy way to improve your vocabulary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZ841VPEhCI&index=2&list=PLxSz4mPLHWDaU-hMVZ7p3SiQvnEDI1jpQ TRANSCRIPT Hi. I'm Rebecca from engVid. In this lesson I'm going to share a quick and easy technique that you can follow in order to get higher marks on your TOEFL
Do you make these mistakes in English? Do you make these mistakes in English?
3 years ago En
Want to improve your English easily and quickly? In this video, I explain the most common mistakes made by English learners. Over 150 of these mistakes are included in my new course, "Correct Your English Errors in 10 Minutes a Day": https://10.bexenglish.com . It helps you make small changes to achieve BIG results. Common mistakes include: verb tenses, confused words, subject-verb agreement, adjectives, adverbs, word forms, expressions, and more. The secret is to learn a little each day, and to review often. Whether you join my course or build your own learning program, this video will help you upgrade your English. Interested in my easy, daily program to advance your English? Click here: https://10.bexenglish.com TRANSCRIPT Hi. I'm Rebecca from www.engvid.com. In the past 30 years, I've worked with thousands of students from all over the world to help them improve their English communication skills. In the past year, I've been researching the most important errors and the most common errors made by Englis
Speak like a Manager: How to leave a voicemail Speak like a Manager: How to leave a voicemail
3 years ago En
Do you feel nervous when leaving a business voicemail? Do you say too much or too little? What should you say and how much should you say? Watch and learn exactly what to do and what NOT to do to leave an effective voicemail. You’ll learn a system you can follow every time, based on the who, when, why, and what of your call. Watch and practice to improve the professional quality of your messages and increase your chances of getting what you want. Take a quiz on this lesson at https://www.engvid.com/speak-like-a-manager-voicemail/ . Continue improving your professional English with the rest of the Speak like a Manager (SLAM) series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxSz4mPLHWDamTa4xW7tkb-roADpiT5Jf TRANSCRIPT Hi. I'm Rebecca from engVid. Do you get nervous when leaving a voicemail for someone at work or in a business situation? Do you wonder what to say, how to say it, or how much to say? Well, you're not alone. Most people make one of two mistakes when leaving a voicemail: They either say too much -
Can I? Could I? May I? Can I? Could I? May I?
3 years ago En
Should you say “Can I”, “Could I”, or “May I”? Learn exactly when to use each expression to ask questions politely in English. Be confident and correct when you ask permission or make a request in different situations: informal, semi-formal, or formal. Find out how to match your question and answer with the context. These modal questions are extremely common in English, which is why this is such an important lesson. Don’t miss it! Take the quiz at https://www.engvid.com/can-i-could-i-may-i/ Next, watch this lesson about when to use "WHAT" and when to use "WHICH": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAKnC2kr1_I&list=PLxSz4mPLHWDZgp8e6i0oyXOOrTAAaj0O7&index=22 TRANSCRIPT Hi. I'm Rebecca from engVid. In this lesson I'm going to show you three simple ways that you can ask a polite question in English. Okay? Now, usually when we're asking a question, it's we're asking if we can do something or we're asking permission, or we're asking someone else to do something for us, in which case we are requesting that they do
AT, ON, or IN? The Triangle Method for Prepositions of Place AT, ON, or IN? The Triangle Method for Prepositions of Place
3 years ago En
No more mistakes! Learn this simple trick to use “at”, “on”, and “in” correctly in English. Master common prepositions of place with the Triangle Method, to speak and write more fluently at work, in school, on exams, or in daily life. Then, move on to master prepositions of time with my other video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G01SFcou6P4&list=PLxSz4mPLHWDZgp8e6i0oyXOOrTAAaj0O7&index=16 Take the quiz here: https://www.engvid.com/at-on-in-triangle-method-prepositions-place TRANSCRIPT Hi. I'm Rebecca from www.engvid.com. In this important lesson I'm going to show you how to use three very common prepositions correctly in English, and they are: "at", "on", and "in". Now, you might have seen an earlier lesson of mine where I talked about "at", "on", and "in" when it had to do with time, and we used something called "the triangle method". But here, also, we're going to use this triangle method to learn "at", "on", and "in", but we're going to refer to places. Okay? To place; not time, but place. So, let's
The New IELTS Computer Test: Everything you need to know The New IELTS Computer Test: Everything you need to know
3 years ago En
What’s the new IELTS? Should you take the new IELTS computer test or the old IELTS paper test? How are they similar? How are they different? Which one is easier? Watch my lesson to learn all about the new IELTS option, its content and structure, and the pros and cons of the computer-based IELTS and the paper-delivered IELTS. I explain the listening, reading, writing, and speaking sections, so you know what to expect. I also share students’ feedback and experiences. There are a lot of little differences that are not obvious. Find out which one section is easier on the IELTS computer test. Watch this lesson to decide which test is best for you and improve your chances of getting a higher IELTS score! Take the quiz on this lesson at https://www.engvid.com/ TRANSCRIPT Hi. I'm Rebecca from www.engvid.com. In this video I'm going to explain to you about the new IELTS test, which is called the IELTS CDT. That stands for "Computer-Delivered Test". Now, there was and there still is another IELTS test also available,
Learn English: How to wish someone in person and on Facebook Learn English: How to wish someone in person and on Facebook
3 years ago En
If you only write “Happy Birthday” to people on Facebook, you need this lesson! I’ll teach you what you can say AFTER that! You’ll learn many useful phrases and sentences to express your wishes genuinely, sincerely, and creatively. I’ll also tell you what to say when someone gets a job, sneezes, is unwell, has a baby, passes an exam, and more! Let’s make the world a kinder, more genuine place by saying what we feel and showing we care about the people we know. NEXT, watch these videos to keep improving your English: 1. Polite English – Show people you care: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtl9vPjsP10 2. 8 ways to be positive & encourage others: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Xz7C7TRRbo You can also take the quiz on this lesson at https://www.engvid.com/wishes-in-person-online/ TRANSCRIPT Hi, and welcome back to engVid. Today we have a really special lesson planned for you. In this lesson, you'll learn how to wish somebody in person, or in an email, or on Facebook during the happy and sad occasions of o
Speak like a Manager: Verbs 2 – Opposites Speak like a Manager: Verbs 2 – Opposites
3 years ago En
Expand your English vocabulary by learning 20 business verbs that are also opposites. Learning antonyms is a fun, effective way to understand, remember, and increase your business English vocabulary. Learn verb pairs such as deposit & withdraw, expand & contract, save & spend, and more. Press play to watch, and 15 minutes from now, you will be speaking more fluently and communicating more powerfully. Test your understanding with the quiz at https://www.engvid.com/speak-like-a-manager-verbs-2-opposites/ . Make sure to subscribe to get all the lessons in my Speak like a Manager series (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxSz4mPLHWDamTa4xW7tkb-roADpiT5Jf). WATCH NEXT: How to change basic English into business English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2ZDNgtAsbw&t=0s&list=PLxSz4mPLHWDb5ilkSD089gY2UwKiP72S7&index=4 TRANSCRIPT Hi. I'm Rebecca from engVid, back with another "Speak Like a Manager" lesson. All of these lessons are designed to help you improve your level of business English so that you can soun
Speak like a Manager: 8 Easy Workplace Expressions Speak like a Manager: 8 Easy Workplace Expressions
3 years ago En
Ready to sound more professional? What's the difference between "a zero-sum game" and "a win-win situation"? What about "a lucky break" and "a tough break" or "an uphill battle" and "a piece of cake"? Start speaking like a manager by understanding and using these eight English expressions, commonly used in the English workplace and in business communication. NEXT, watch more videos in my SPEAK LIKE A MANAGER series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUSxq7KoTsM&list=PLxSz4mPLHWDamTa4xW7tkb-roADpiT5Jf Or for more EngVid Business English videos, go here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDMJVrVY3ME&list=PLs_glF4TIn5a_gCoap4RgS1pzj9DNyGtO TRANSCRIPT Hi. I'm Rebecca from www.engvid.com, back with another "Speak like a Manager" lesson. Okay? So, in this particular lesson, we're going to focus on eight expressions that are very commonly used in the workplace, in business, and so on. All right? And what's easy about them is that they are grouped... I have grouped them for you in pairs, so that one of them has a par
How to say the time in English How to say the time in English
3 years ago En
What's the time right now? Can you answer this question quickly, without making a mistake? Watch and learn how to talk about time in English. Understand the two ways to express 1:15, 1:30, or 1:45. Make appointments or talk about schedules confidently and clearly. Answer this common question without stress or confusion, starting right now! Test yourself with the quiz at https://www.engvid.com/speaking-english-how-to-express-time/ TRANSCRIPT Hi. I'm Rebecca from www.engvid.com. In this lesson, we're going to learn how to tell time in English. Okay? So, for example, if someone tells you: "I'll meet you at ten to ten", what does that mean? What is "ten to ten"? We're going to find out. Okay? Let's go. All right, so here's the clock that I've drawn. Excuse my drawing, but what time does it say? Okay. So, let's examine the clock. So, this is called the hour hand - it shows the hour; and this is called the minute hand. Okay? The shorter hand is the hour hand, and the longer hand is the minute hand. All right.
10 Common English Expressions 10 Common English Expressions
3 years ago En
What does your boss mean when she says "keep me posted"? What does your friend mean when he says "let it go"? Understand and learn to use 10 common English expressions today. They're easy to remember since they each only have three words! Start sounding more like a native speaker with these useful and practical English expressions for everyday life. Then take the quiz at https://www.engvid.com/10-common-english-expressions/ ! WATCH NEXT: 1. 10 Idioms about people at work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hH4unUcQF3E 2. 8 idioms to learn BY heart: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wQkKwffiGM&list=PLxSz4mPLHWDZgp8e6i0oyXOOrTAAaj0O7&index=11 TRANSCRIPT Hi. I'm Rebecca from engVid. In this lesson, you're going to learn 10 lovely English expressions that you might be hearing all around you, every day. These are really common expressions, so I want to make sure that you know them so that you understand what people are saying; and also, once you're really sure of the meaning, you can also start to use them yoursel
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