Talking about your job (Business English Conversation - 925 English Lesson 4)

source: Business English Pod    2016年8月13日
Learn Business English for talking about your job. Download this English lesson at:
925English is a new business English podcast for beginner and intermediate learners.
In today’s 925 English lesson, we’re going to learn how to talk about your job in English. We'll learn English for describing your job and the industry or company you work for and explaining your main duties or responsibilities.
There are lots of situations where you meet someone new and you want to tell them about your job. Maybe they ask you about it, or you just want to introduce yourself. So how do you do that? Do you just say “I am a salesman” and that’s it? No, you need to say a bit more than that.

What does your sleep position say about you?

source: EnglishLessons4U   2016年8月13日
How do you sleep? In this special video, you'll learn what your sleeping habits say about you! You're going to learn vocabulary to describe personalities, while exploring a fun and interesting subject. You'll hear about seven different sleeping positions, with positive and negative personality traits for each one. These include: gullible, sensitive, suspicious, disciplined, fashionable, and more. We'll have fun and you'll learn how to describe different types of people! Then test yourself by taking the quiz:
If you want to learn some sleep expressions, watch Emma's lesson at

English Pronunciation - F & V

source: English Teacher Jon    2011年2月14日 Practice your pronunciation of "F" and "V" in English. Do it slowly and master the sounds. A great lesson for all levels.

SAT Vocabulary List #25

source: Catlin Tucker    2014年3月5日
Please take Cornell notes on these words and write down any examples that will help you to remember their meaning. Remember, your can pause this recording at any time if it is going too fast.

Using the english verb "to enjoy"

source: Crown Academy of English     2013年8月31日
Using the english verb "to enjoy" - lesson contents:
0:26 The English verb enjoy - form and meaning of this regular English verb
2:08 Use 1 of the verb: Enjoy + noun with examples
5:28 Use 2 of the verb: Enjoy + verb in the ing form with examples
8:27 Use 3 of the verb: Enjoy + pronoun with examples
13:17 English exercises to test your understanding of the verb to enjoy
Grammar lessons:
Countable and uncountable nouns:
Listening exercises:
Vocabulary videos:

The Prepositions ON, AT, IN, BY

source: JamesESL English Lessons (engVid)   2016年5月10日
English for Beginners: Prepositions are short words that help us express location, time, and other relationships between people and things. Some examples of prepositions are: on, at, in, and by. Do you know how to use them? For example, do we say, "I am on a taxi" or "in a taxi"? Do you like to travel "in a plane" or "by plane"? After watching this simple but useful lesson, you will know exactly which preposition to use in any situation.
Test yourself with our quiz:

# relevant grammar videos: prepositions

Accent Lesson 10 - Vowel sound /ɘr/ (err) AS IN BIRD

source: Learn English with Let's Talk   2013年4月21日
To watch all lessons on Accent Training :
Lips: Your lips are Slightly rounded.

Tongue: The tongue is tense and stays at mid-level position. The Tip of the tongue is curled up a bit and pulled back.

Common Spelling Patterns for /ɘr/
er father, mercy, leather
ear heard, earth
ir bird, first, girl, firm
or doctor, word
ur occur, curtain
ure lecture, culture
ar dollar, collar

Word Pairs for Practice
1. first person
2. learn words
3. other culture
4. purple curtain
5. white collar

Practice Sentences
1. Her purple shirt is dirty
2. I heard her teach grammar.
3. This occurs in every culture.

At a Fine Dining Restaurant

source: Twominute English    2014年3月12日
Fine dining, just as the name suggests, offers the finest in food, service and atmosphere. We will practice some conversations which will help us to start a conversation or order food at a fine dining restaurant. In this lesson you will learn how to order food and how to get your check in a fine restaurant.
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0:13 Hello there, viewer! Great to see you again.
0:16 Fine dining is a very pleasant experience:
0:20 we go to an awesome restaurant, order our favorite dishes and savor the taste in great ambience.
0:26 This lesson will show you how to place your order and speak to the staff in a fine dining restaurant.
0:33 Listen to them all, and check out the vocabulary section towards the end.
0:38 It’s a good idea to practice the lines by pausing the lesson and repeating the dialog anywhere you want to!
0:44 Let’s get started now!!
0:53 Hi, my name is Joy and I will be your waitress.
0:55 Can I get you started with anything?
0:58 I would like to order something from your wine list.
1:01 Here it is. You can select from this menu.
1:03 Okay, I’d like to order a bottle of red wine. I’ll have the 2005 Napa Valley Merlot.
1:10 Good choice. I’ll be right back with your wine.
1:13 Thank you.
1:20 Hi. Are you ready to order?
1:23 Not really. I’m pretty confused. Can you suggest something good?
1:28 Of course. Our specials are the New York steak and crispy roasted lamb.
1:33 Yes, I’d like the New York steak, well done. And my side orders will be a baked potato and a salad.
1:41 All right. Will that be all for you?
1:43 Yes, thank you.
1:45 Okay. Your order will be ready soon.
1:53 How was your dinner?
1:55 It was great, thanks.
1:56 Would you like something for dessert?
1:58 Yes, please.. I’ll have a slice of cheesecake.
2:01 Okay. Would you like some coffee or anything else with that?
2:05 No, that’s all, thank you.
2:14 How was your meal Ma’am?
2:15 It was great!
2:17 Can I get you anything else?
2:19 Just our check, please?
2:21 Sure, I’ll be right back …
2:23 Here you go.
2:25 Here is my credit card.
2:27 I can take that for you.
2:29 Thank you.
2:40 The waitress is a woman who takes your order and serves you at a restaurant.
2:44 A waiter is a man with the same job.
2:50 The menu is the list of dishes available at that restaurant, and the prices, so that you can make your choice.
2:57 You’ll be given a menu shortly after you’re seated and you can take some time to look at the choices.
3:06 Crispy is when food, or the outside of the food, is brittle and may crumble easily.
3:11 You may like crispy fried chicken, but you probably don’t want crispy mashed potatoes!
3:20 When you use well done to refer to a steak, it means fully cooked, with no pink in the center.
3:26 Most people don’t like well done steak because it’s harder to chew and it’s not as tender as steak that's less well done.
3:37 That sweet little something that you like to have at the end of a meal is called dessert.
3:42 If you’re given a mint or small chocolate with your check, that’s not called dessert, even though it’s something sweet.
3:52 The check shows how much you owe for your meal. You may have to ask for the check or it may be brought to you without your asking.
4:01 Thank you for watching this lesson. We’ll be back with a new one tomorrow.
4:05 Do come back and check it out.
4:07 Did you like the lesson? Don’t forget to click that like button to give us your feedback.
4:12 Do you have a question?
4:14 You can comment in the section below and interact with other learners.
4:17 See ya around!

English Vocabulary: Compound Words

source: Espresso English   2014年3月9日
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Polite English - WANT & WOULD LIKE

source: Learn English with Rebecca   2009年7月25日 Learn how to sound polite and respectful in any situation with this short, important lesson. A small change can lead to a big difference in the way you communicate in English.