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How To : Pronounce French words mean the same in English

Some French words look the same and have the same meaning in English but they are pronounced differently. This video series teaches you how to pronounce these words. Part 1 of 23 - How to Pronounce French words mean the same in English. Part 2 of 23 - How to Pronounce French ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Say hello in French, German, Italian & more

In this video from TwinsEre199 we learn how to say hello in 10 different languages. It goes through each language and shows the spelling on the screen and in some cases the pronunciation as well. It is not said out loud at all but you can see each word on the screen and sound ...more

How To : Score Big with Simple 2-Letter Words in Scrabble

No matter what word game you're playing, whether it's Scrabble or one of its near-homogeneous counterparts like Lexulous, Wordfeud or Words with Friends, one of the easiest ways to stay on top of your opponent is knowing all of the legal two-letter words you can play. You're n ...more

News : ANUS or ASSHOLE? (NSFW)

Via WonderHowTo World, SCRABBLE: Dirty SCRABBLE. Everybody likes to play dirty, but we're not talking bluffing with fake words or closing up the board—we're talking actual "dirty" and offensive words. Despite the exclusion of offensive words in the bowdlerized Official SCRAB ...more

News : ANUS or ASSHOLE?

Dirty SCRABBLE. Everybody likes to play dirty, but we're not talking bluffing with fake words or closing up the board—we're talking actual "dirty" and offensive words. Despite the exclusion of offensive words in the bowdlerized Official SCRABBLE Players Dictionary (OSPD), the ...more

End of the Century : The Fin De Siecle's Role in Steampunk

With the new year right around the corner, it's time to talk about the end of the 19th century, a time which plays an enormous role in Steampunk. If you've done any reading of British books written from about 1890 to 1899, you may have come across the phrase 'fin de siecle' an ...more

How To : Master SCRABBLE & Win Every Game

SCRABBLE. To some it's just a game, but to me it's life or death. Well, not really, but it feels that way anyway. On a normal weekend, a game becomes much like Jon Thomas' "friendly game of death Scrabble." Video: . When I'm playing a game of SCRABBLE, my friends are not frien ...more

How To : Say "I don't speak French" in perfect French

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French words for "I don't speak French": "Je ne parle pas français." While French isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunate ...more

How To : Say "good night" in perfect French ("bonne nuit")

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French words for "good night": "bonne nuit." While French isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunately, the Internet is awas ...more

How To : Say excuse me in French ("excusez-moi")

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French words for "excuse me": "excusez-moi." While French isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunately, the Internet is awas ...more

How To : Say "I don't understand" in perfect French

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French words for "I don't understand": "Je ne comprends pas." While French isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunately, the ...more

How To : Make a toast in French ("à votre santé")

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French words for "to your health": "à votre santé." While French isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunately, the Internet ...more

How To : Say "I want to buy" in perfect French

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French words for "I would like to buy": "Je voudrais acheter." While French isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunately, th ...more

How To : Say "I had a good time" in perfect French

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French words for "I had a good time": "J'ai passé un bon moment." While French isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunately, ...more

How To : Say "I am full" in French after a big meal

Got relatives coming over for Thanksgiving? While entertaining - and sometimes trying not to strangle - loved ones is hard enough on Turkey Day, when those relatives only speak a foreign language, things get plain awkward. Margaret Frances teaches you common French words and ...more

How To : Say the phrase "I'm hungry" in French

Are your relatives coming over for Thanksgiving? It's probably hard enough entertaining the adults with conversation while trying to keep the kids from drawing on your walls, and probably even harder when some of your relatives only speak a foreign language that you don't spea ...more

How To : Pronounce consonants in Brazilian Portuguese

In this tutorial, we learn how to pronounce consonants in Brazilian Portuguese. "S" has several pronunciations and sounds the same as English when it's used at the beginning of a word. Using "s" between two vowels makes it sound like a "v". At the very end of a word, it either ...more

How To : Pronounce the Dutch alphabet

If you plan on taking a trip to the Netherlands soon, perhaps the infamous capital, Amsterdam, then learning the Dutch language could be the most helpful pre-trip preparation. There's tons of liberal vices to be aware of and maybe avoid (or maybe seek, if you're that kind of p ...more

How To : Use vowels and diphthongs in Brazilian Portuguese

In this tutorial, we learn how to use vowels and diphthongs in Brazilian Portuguese. When first learning this language, you will want to become comfortable with different words and syllables. When you learn these, you will be able to better learn how to say different vowels an ...more

How To : Play "Oh! Susannah" on the ukulele

Ukulele Mike shows his viewers how simple it can be to play "Oh, Susannah" on the ukulele. According to Mike, "Oh, Susannah" is an old classic story song. This means that it is a song that has been handed down that tells a story and doesn't just throw words together because th ...more

How To : Use "we're" & "were" properly

Learning American English is often difficult when faced with two words of similar spelling or sound. This is certainly true in the case of "we're" and "were". The first step in knowing proper usage is to know what the two words mean. We're is a contraction for we are. Whenev ...more

How To : Troubleshoot leaky and dripping taps

Dripping taps can drive you mad, as well as waste water and stain your sink. Luckily, leaking taps can easily be sorted out once you've worked out what's wrong. Watch this video tutorial for tips on how to deal with dripping and leaking taps. Step 1: The modern style tap, one ...more

How To : Say the numbers from 0 to 100 in French

Watch to learn how to count from zero to one hundred in French. Includes written-out words. Part 1 of 10 - How to Say the numbers from 0 to 100 in French. Part 2 of 10 - How to Say the numbers from 0 to 100 in French. Part 3 of 10 - How to Say the numbers from 0 to 100 in Fr ...more

How To : Play the Beatles' "Let it Be" on acoustic guitar

The Beatles revolutionized the music industry and brought us songs that can never be forgotten, that could never be overstated. With John Lennon at the front of the "Fab Four" they couldn't be stopped... wouldn't be stopped. But let's not forget it wouldn't be the "Fab Four" w ...more

How To : Make the AH sound in American English

The ah sound. The jaw drops more on this sound than it does on any other vowel sound. Ah, ah. And as you can see, the tongue is laying there on the bottom of the mouth. Ah. So, the jaw drops here, make the sound, ah: pretty basic, simple, and straightforward. Ah. Sample words: ...more

How To : Pronounce the Japanese "R" sound

In this video we learn how to pronounce the Japanese "R" sound. About 90% of people learning this language have problems saying this. The "R" sound is a combination of different sounds, not just the "R" sound like it is in English. There are five different ways to say the "R" ...more

How To : Pronunce Spanish consonant letters and sounds

In this video, we learn how to pronounce Spanish consonant letters and sounds. "B" and "v" sound the same in a number of different dialects. Practice saying these words with the letters in both the beginning and end of the word so you know exactly how to say them, and how they ...more

How To : Learn the basic spelling rules of English language

English can be difficult because few words are spelled phonetically, and every rule has exceptions. But you can become a champ in no time by memorizing a few basic rules. You Will Need: memorization skills. Remember that the letter “I” comes before “E” except after “C” or whe ...more

How To : Make the W sound in American English

This ESL video explains how to make the W sound, in terms of tongue, jaw, and lip position. This video provides a basic guide for pronunciations for ESL students. The W, ww consonant sound. As you can see, the mouth position is similar to the oo vowel. The oo vowel however fe ...more

How To : Make the 'ng' sound in American English

Learn how to pronounce the 'ng' sound in American English. This video provides a basic guide for pronunciations for ESL students. The ng, N-G sound, is similar to the nn, N sound, but it's a different part of the tongue that raises. In the ng sound, it's actually the middle-b ...more

How To : Create Interesting Passwords in 3 Easy Steps

Been hacked once? Twice? Maybe more? You thought abc123 was the only password that is both 6 characters wide and easy to remember? I have some suggestions in store for you. Just read on... An Introduction There are passwords that look tremendously sexy (as opposed to gibberi ...more

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