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Read 8 English Books for Beginners

Let’s read in English, even if you’re a beginner! 8 Book Recommendations For Beginners I recommend going to Amazon.com and searching for these books, and also looking at the recommended books that are similar to these ones. 1. “James and the Giant...

Phrasal Verb Lesson: Come Up With

Have you ever had trouble coming up with a gift idea?   How to use “COME UP WITH” Is there someone in your life who is really difficult to find presents for? Maybe your dad doesn’t want anything, but you still want to give him a present. You...

How to use INSTEAD OF: Advanced English Vocabulary Lesson

Can you use INSTEAD OF in your daily conversations? Let’s practice together!   How to use “INSTEAD OF” The most common way to use this key expression is to compare two things: one that you like, and one that you don’t like. Let’s see...

6 Book Recommendations for English Learners

Let’s read in English and have fun! 6 Book Recommendations From the Video I recommend going to Amazon and searching for these books, and also looking at the recommended books that are similar to these ones. Click on the book title to find the book on Amazon....

How to use THOUGH: Advanced English Lesson

Let’s use the word THOUGH naturally in conversation!   How to use THOUGH: formally A lot of English learners use this key word at the beginning of the sentence… but do you know what? We hardly ever use it at the beginning because it’s too...

How to Improve Your Speaking Skills in English

In this video lesson, you’ll learn my TOP 3 Tips for improving your speaking skills. If you don’t live in an English speaking country (or even if you do), you have to practice-practice-practice. Get the free TOP 3 TIPS guide here:...

We’re having a baby! [Polite Questions You Can Ask]

We’re having a baby! Thank you for sharing this exciting new time with us.   Polite Questions (to ask a pregnant woman) When are you due? This means: When is the baby coming? When will the baby be born? For us, the baby is due on July 8th. How far along are...

I’m Thankful For You!

What are you thankful for? I’m thankful for you! How to use “Thankful For” There are several situations where you can use “thankful for” in English. To talk about general thankfulness To show gratitude towards someone On Thanksgiving in...

Interview with Jack [From ToFluency]

Do you know Jack from ToFluency? Today’s video is hosted by Jack! He asks me a couple questions in this interesting interview.   What about you? Answer some of these questions for yourself. What do you do? (What’s your job?) Are you a night owl or a...

Keep Your Hopes Up: English Expression

Do you have a difficult time keeping your hopes up? How do you stay positive?   How to use “Keep Your Hopes Up” Have you ever had a bad day when everything went wrong? You woke up late because you alarm didn’t go off. You spilled coffee on your...

3 Ways to Order in a Restaurant in English

Do you know how to order food in a restaurant? Let’s talk about 3 different natural expressions that you can use.   #1: I’d like ____. Maybe you learned this way to order in elementary school English classes! I’d like a cheese pizza, please....

Phrasal Verb Training: Put Yourself Out There

Do you often put yourself out there? Let’s learn how to use this phrasal verb!   What does “Put Yourself Out There” mean? Imagine that you are giving a presentation to your coworkers. Or maybe you are explaining to your family that you want to...

How to use WISH and HOPE

I wish that I could use “wish” correctly! I hope that you can use “hope” after this lesson!   How to use “WISH” In general, “wish” is used for things that happened in the past or hypothetical situations. [PAST] I...

Why Can I Understand You, But Not Other Native Speakers?

Can you understand me, but you have trouble understanding other native English speakers? This lesson is for you!   Reason #1: The topic is comfortable In most of my videos, I help you learn new expressions or English learning tips. These are pretty comfortable...

Already VS Still VS Yet

Can you use ALREADY, STILL, and YET correctly? Let me help you! How to use “ALREADY” In the video lesson, I mentioned that we use the word “already” to talk about past actions. Did you already study English? Yes, I already studied English. Why...

Pronunciation Tip For Italian English Learners

Dear Italian English learners, First of all, thank you for your enthusiasm to learn English. You’re awesome! Secondly, I’d like to help you with one specific pronunciation tip today that I’ve noticed a lot of my Italian English students making....

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