In English

How To : Use the word "being" correctly in English

Being is a word that can be hard to master for English as a Second Language speakers. It can be used as a gerund, or in present or past continuous tenses. In a present or past continuous tense, being says that it is happening now, or was happening before, in a continual manne ...more

How To : Introduce yourself formally in Social English

Check out this instructional video to learn how to introduce yourself in English in a business situation. "Social English" is a series of four short videos that deal with common face-to-face English situations at Fujikin. This is the first video in the series and will show you ...more

How To : Speak English better by always speaking slower

Instantly improve your American English pronunciation by following these invaluable tips on how to speak more slowly. You'll be amazed at the difference in your speech! This video is best for people learning to reduce their accent or students learning English as a second langu ...more

How To : Describe the feeling of fear in English

In this English language tutorial we look at fear and being afraid. There are many words to convey the emotion of fear and anxiety. This ESL lesson teaches you how to talk about your fear and the names of some common phobias.

How To : Develop a natural rhythm when speaking English

In this two part episode, Jennifer shows you how to develop your awareness of the natural rhythm in English. Learn to pause naturally by grouping your words into thoughts, also called thought groups. This is great for all levels of students learning English as a second languag ...more

How To : Pronounce the English word "alumni"

Today's word is "alumni". This is a noun and the plural form of "alumnus" which means a graduate of a specific school. For example, you can say, "The alumni of the school gathered at the reunion ceremony."

How To : Describe a famous person in English

In this English tutorial we look at fame and words connected with it. There are many words to describe a person who is famous or a "star." This ESL video lesson teaches you how to talk about well known people in the English language.

How To : Learn the English phonetic alphabet

Learn English with Mr. Duncan as he provides basic grammar instruction and speaks in basic English phrases. Check out this English language tutorial to learn the English phonetic alphabet. Some people think that this is a helpful tool for improving spoken English, while others ...more

How To : Pronounce the English word "queue"

Today's word is "queue". This is both a verb and a noun. As a noun, it means a line of people waiting their turn. For example, you can say, "People waited for hours in a long queue to buy the latest video game console."

How To : Pronounce the English word "entrepreneur"

Today's word is "entrepreneur". This is a noun which means someone who owns and manages a business, taking on financial risks to do so. For example, you can say, "There are hundreds of successful technology entrepreneurs in the Silicon Valley."

How To : Change the language to English in After Effects

Have you got a copy of After Effects installed with the language set to another language? Check out this helpful video to learn how to set the language English, whatever the current language is. Maybe your film is in French, but that doesn't mean your visual effects software h ...more

How To : Use "live" as a verb & adjective in English

Paul, an English teacher, gives a lesson on the difference between the word "live" as a verb and as an adjective. To make to "v" sound when saying the word, the lower lip has to touch the teeth. "Live" as verb is an action, so you say "I live in Minneapolis". The singular form ...more

How To : Speak English smoothly without using filler words

Filler words like "um" and "you know" can make speech choppy and disconnected if used too much. Learn how to improve your English pronunciation and reduce your accent using these simple speaking techniques. You'll be glad you did! This video is best for people learning to redu ...more

How To : Pronounce the English word "hyperbole"

Today's word is "hyperbole". This is a noun which means an exaggerated statement. For example, you can say, "Jane said to her sister, 'Your butt is as big as the State of Wisconsin.' She used hyperbole to emphasize her point that her sister is overweight."

How To : Use English words to describe your personality

In this ESL how to video we look at your character and the English words that describe it. The way you act or the way you behave among other people is very important... at least it is to you! Learn how you can use positive and negative descriptive words to talk about yourself ...more

How To : Pronounce the "th" sound in English language

This is a three part lesson, shows you how to pronounce the "th" sound correctly in the English language. Part 1 of 3 - How to Pronounce the "th" sound in English language. Part 2 of 3 - How to Pronounce the "th" sound in English language. Part 3 of 3 - How to Pronounce the ...more

How To : Speak English with proper intonation

Learn how to speak English with falling and rising intonation or cadence. This is a lesson in four parts. Part 1 of 4 - How to Speak English with proper intonation. Part 2 of 4 - How to Speak English with proper intonation. Part 3 of 4 - How to Speak English with proper into ...more

How To : Pronounce the English word "facade"

Today's word is "facade". This is a noun which means a face of a building or a superficial appearance. For example, you can say, "Under the tough facade of a streetwise teenager, Ricky is still a 13-year-old kid who loves Disneyland."

How To : Use common negotiation phrases in English

In this episode learn common phrases used in business negotiations in the English language. This video is great for advanced, intermediate, and beginner learning to speak the English as a second language (ESL).

How To : Pronounce the English word "pause"

Today's word is "pause". This is both a noun and a verb. As a verb, it means to stop an action temporarily. For example, you can say, "Let's pause what we're doing for this special announcement." Pronunciation accent american accent american slang american teacher education e ...more

How To : Pronounce the English word "aesthetic"

Today's word is "aesthetic". This is both a noun and an adjective. As an adjective, it means relating to a sense of beauty. For example, you can say, "Aesthetic salons are my mother's favorite place to be; she loves getting facial treatments and massages in beautiful salons."

How To : Pronounce the English word "misogynistic"

Today's word is "misogynistic". This is an adjective which means prejudiced against women. For example, you can say, "In the U.S., misogynistic comments in work environments are not tolerated; such comments can be viewed as sexual harassment."

How To : Use "It's + adjective + infinitive" in English

In this video, we learn how to use "It's + adjective + infinitive" in English. To form these sentences, you will use the pattern that is stated above. This is very common in the English language, and you can put whatever you want into the sentence as the infinitive. You can ch ...more

How To : Ride English style on a horse

In this video series, watch as Kelli LaBar teaches how to ride a horse in an English style. Learn how to transition speeds and movements. Part 1 of 15 - How to Ride English style on a horse. Ride English style on a horse - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on exp ...more

How To : Ask and reply to questions in English

The world of English is a fun and exciting place to be. Learn English with Mr. Duncan as he provides basic grammar instruction and speaks in basic English phrases. Check out this English language tutorial to learn how to ask and reply to questions in English. This language les ...more

How To : Stress words for better pronounciation in English

In this four part episode, Jennifer goes over how to stress parts of certain words to pronounce words correctly in the English language. This is great for all levels of students learning English as a second language (ESL). Part 1 of 4 - How to Stress words for better pronounci ...more

How To : Cook traditional English fish and chips

Michelin-starred chef, Tom Aikens shows you how to cook quintessential fish and chips with traditional accompaniments. You will need cod fillets, flour, English mustard, salt, ground black pepper, eggs, vegetable oil, water, lemon juice, white wine vinegar, gherkins, capers, p ...more

How To : Use the passive voice in the English language

In this three part video language lesson, Jennifer goes over the passive voice: what the passive is, how it's formed, and why it's used in the English language. This is great for all levels of students learning English as a second language (ESL). Watch this video language tuto ...more

How To : Pronounce the word "vehement" in English

Today's word is "vehement". This is an adjective which means being intense in one's conviction or decision about something. For example, you can say, "My brother and his wife are vehement about adopting a baby from Iraq."

How To : Understand tenses in the English language (for ESL)

An English teacher shows some of the differences between the present tense and the present continuous tense in making statements, negatives, and questions. For ESL students. If you are learning to speak English, watch this video on present tense vs. present continuous tense.

How To : Make the AA sound in American English

Learn how to pronounce the AA sound in American English with this ESL lesson. The aa sound is a front vowel, which for me means it feels like it comes more from here, aa, than from here, ah. It's a bit difficult to explain, so I am going to explain it in terms of another vowe ...more

How To : Use the words "hope" and "wish" in English

In this episode, Jennifer goes how to use the words "hope" and "wish" in the English language. This is great for all levels of students learning English as a second language (ESL). Part 1 of 4 - How to Use the words "hope" and "wish" in English. Part 2 of 4 - How to Use the w ...more

How To : Use the past tense when speaking English

This episode goes over how one can ask and respond in the past tense when speaking in English. This video is great for advanced, intermediate, and beginner learning to speak the English as a second language (ESL).

How To : Pronounce "l" in the English language

In this six part episode, Jennifer goes over the pronunciation of the letter "L" in the English language. This is great for all levels of students learning English as a second language (ESL). Part 1 of 6 - How to Pronounce "l" in the English language. Part 2 of 6 - How to Pro ...more

How To : Pronounce the word "narcissistic" in English

MORE FREE VIDEOS http://www.sozoexchange.com Today's word is "narcissistic". This is an adjective which means having too much love or admiration of oneself. For example, you can say, "My sister-in law is a very narcissistic person. She checks her make-up and hair every 30 minu ...more

How To : Pronounce the letter "R" in English

A lot of the English you hear in the real world isn't taught in the classroom. This ESL how to video teaches you the pronunciation of the letter "R" in English. The letter "R" is not rolled in English like it is in many other languages. Watch this tutorial and you will be spea ...more

How To : Pronounce the English word "hierarchy"

Today's word is "hierarchy". This is a noun which means a system of people, organizations, or things that have ranks. For example, you can say, "The famous psychologist, Abraham Maslow demonstrated people have a hierarchy of needs."

How To : Understand English phrasal verbs & compound words

The presenter, Ms. Jennifer explains how compound words are formed from phrasal verbs. With examples she explains how the meaning and pronunciation differs when compound words are formed from phrasal verbs. She explains the difference between 'show' and 'show off' by showing h ...more

How To : Ask and answer questions in Social English

Check out this instructional video to learn how to ask and answer simple questions in a social conversation. "Social English" is a series of four short videos that deal with common face-to-face English situations at Fujikin. This is the third video in the series and will show ...more

How To : Speak English smoothly using the marble technique

Destroy filler words, overcome stuttering, speak smoothly, improve enunciation, and get better at public speaking all around with just marbles and your mouth! This video is best for people learning to reduce stuttering or students learning English as a second language (ESL).

How To : Ask for the time in English

In this episode you learn how to ask for the time. This video is great for advanced, intermediate, and beginner learning to speak the English as a second language (ESL).

How To : Pronounce the " rl " in the English language

In this two part episode, Jennifer goes over the pronunciation of the letters "rl" in the English language. This is great for all levels of students learning English as a second language (ESL). Part 1 of 2 - How to Pronounce the " rl " in the English language. Part 2 of 2 - H ...more

How To : Greet someone in Social English

Greeting someone in English is very simple. Check out this instructional video to learn how to greet someone in English. "Social English" is a series of four short videos that deal with common face-to-face English situations at Fujikin. This is the second video in the series a ...more

How To : Pronounce the past tense correctly in English

This video will teach you the 3 different pronunciations of the past tense -ed. If you leave off this little ending, many of your native American English speakers will seriously be lost! This video is best for people learning to reduce their accent or students learning English ...more

How To : Fold an origami English rose paper doll

The English rose has traditionally been a beautiful young woman who glows with beauty and sensibility. Yet she is also very English and possesses a stylish and endearing quirkiness. This origami tutorial translates this English rose look to paper, showing you how to create a ...more

How To : Describe problems in English

This video tutorial is in the Language category which will show you how to describe problems in English. When describing problems in English, many people use the word trouble. When you frame a question, you can frame it in the present or the present continuous tense. For examp ...more

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 : Pronounce the word "ubiquitous" in English

Today's word is "ubiquitous". This is an adjective which means being or appearing to be everywhere at the same time. For example, you can say "These days wireless hot spots are ubiquitous in New York. You can access the Internet pretty much everywhere in the city."

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