10 PHRASAL VERBS with "UP": dress up, wash up, grow up...

source: Learn English with Gill (engVid)    2016年11月30日
Here in the U.K., we love using phrasal verbs! If you want to speak with us and understand us, you've got to learn these English expressions. In this lesson, you'll learn 10 phrasal verbs with the preposition 'up' in them. I'll explain the meaning of each phrasal verb and give you examples of their common usage. You'll learn 'dress up', 'drink up', 'wash up', 'look up', 'speak up', 'read up', 'grow up', 'mess up', 'cook up', and 'make up'. After the lesson, you can take the quiz on EngVid, where you can also watch many other free lessons on phrasal verbs. http://www.engvid.com/learn-10-englis...

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Collective Nouns in English: How to talk about groups of people and things

source: English Lessons with Alex    2016年11月26日
Do you want to speak more fluent English? Learn to use collective nouns – special words we use to talk about groups of people, animals, or objects. This is an important English vocabulary lesson because a lot of these words will not make sense logically to you unless you know the meaning in this context already! Some of the collective nouns I'll teach you include: a batch of cookies, a deck of cards, a litter of kittens, an army of caterpillars, and more! Watch this video before the rhinos get me!
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Phrasal verbs OF

source: MrSkypelessons    2016年11月25日

Answer the following questions:
1) How could you wriggle out of going to work tomorrow?
2) Do your manners speak of your good upbringing?
3) Have you grown out of cartoons, or do you still enjoy them?
4) Do you think that the entire election campaign smacked of corruption?
5) If we halted all attempts to limit CO2 emissions, what would come of this?
6) What do you make of the royal family?

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Sports | Let's Play ... | Basic Vocabulary Practice

source: Mark Kulek     2016年11月2日
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CNN Student News with subtitles - December 1, 2016 | US Marines' wintry war games on No...

source: NEWS with Subtitles     2016年11月30日
U.S. Marines take part in training exercises near Norway's border with Russia, and we look at the incoming U.S. Senate with regard to potential filibusters.
Questions answered on our show this Thursday: Why are U.S. Marines participating in military exercises with Norwegian troops near a Russian border? What amount of student loan debt will the U.S. government pay for in the coming years? And why will Senate Republicans require the votes of some Democrats to overcome potential filibusters in the next U.S. Congress?
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How to use 'mind' in polite requests

source: Simple English Videos     2016年3月1日
'Would you mind...?' and 'Do you mind if...?' are useful questions but how do we use them correctly in conversation? In this ESL English lesson we explore how they're used along with the meaning of the verb 'mind', and we check some grammar as well.
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Rude slang for body parts - COCK, PUSSY, ASS, BALLS...

source: EnglishLessons4U - Learn English with Ronnie! 2012年7月27日
http://www.engvid.com/ Pussy is not a cat. Cock is not a chicken. Balls are not what we play with at a sports game... Learn the DIRTIEST slang in English! I'll teach you the words we use to talk about the penis, vagina, breasts, buttocks, testicles, and more. You'll learn words like cunt, schlong, tits, ass, dick, boobs. Best English lesson EVER! Watch the video, then take the quiz at: http://www.engvid.com/rude-body-parts...

English Idiom: 'Dig your heels in'

source: Twominute English       2013年7月27日
The idiom 'dig your heels in' means you stubbornly resist to accept a change or an idea. When you refuse to do something that someone is persuading you to do, it is said that you have dug in your heels. In this English tutorial video you will learn about the meaning and use of this idiom. Let's learn from this video how this idiom is used.
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0:06 In this lesson you will learn how to use the idiom 'dig your heels in' in your conversations.
0:19 Let's talk about the idiom 'dig your heels in' today.
0:23 Yes Kenny, 'dig your heels in' means that you refuse to change your opinion or plan, even if someone is really trying to make you do so.
0:31 Right! If you dig your heels in, it means you are stubborn about your own decision.
0:36 That's it! For example: we wanted to go out on Freda's birthday, but she dug her heels in and we had to celebrate it at home.
0:45 Hmm...I don't see a problem. After all it's her birthday! We should not dig our heels in when it comes to deciding about someone else's party.
0:54 Maybe. Anyways, 'to dig one's heels in' means to resist something very firmly, especially when somebody is insisting that you should do something else.
1:05 Should we listen to some conversations now?
1:05 Should we listen to some conversations now?
1:08 Absolutely!
1:15 Maria! Why aren't you ready?
1:18 Didn't you hear me the first time? I'm not going anywhere today!
1:23 C'mon honey! Don't dig your heels in like that! You know the guys will be waiting for us...
1:29 This is so unfair! I want to go out on Saturday, not today!
1:33 Alright! I give up. We won't go out today.
1:42 Hey dude. We waited for you yesterday.
1:44 Man, I tried to persuade Maria to come, but she dug her heels in.
1:48 Yeah, that's fine. You need to spend some time with your family too.
1:53 I do it,buddy. And its's important for me to keep her happy too.
2:02 Wow, Maria! You look great in that dress! How much did it cost?
2:06 Thank you, Ross. I paid $150 for it.
2:10 Oh! It's expensive!
2:10 Oh! It's expensive!
2:12 Yeah! I didn't even want to buy it. But Jim dug his heels in and bought it for me.
2:18 Jim is a great husband. You're a lucky girl!
2:24 C'mon honey! Don't dig your heels in like that!
2:32 Man, I tried to persuade Maria to come, but she dug her heels in.
2:41 I didn't even want to buy it. But Jim dug his heels in and bought it for me.
2:52 We wanted to go out on Freda's birthday, but she dug her heels in and we had to celebrate it at home.

IELTS & TOEFL Writing: 5 Common Mistakes

source: English Lessons with Adam   2016年5月23日
Are you writing essays and getting the same score over and over again? Would you like to learn some techniques you can use to improve your writing and get a better score on the IELTS or TOEFL? Well, in this lesson, I will teach you five common errors that many students make that can lower their score. After watching this lesson, you will know what to avoid, what to include, and why trying too hard might actually be hurting your score.
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Slang in English - SUCK

source: JamesESL English Lessons (engVid)     2012年5月15日
http://www.engvid.com Grammar videos suck, but slang lessons are great! Learn how to use the common word 'SUCK' in English with this short class. Don't be a sucker and visit other English websites -- watch this lesson NOW! I promise it doesn't suck. (And don't forget to take the quiz:http://www.engvid.com/slang-in-englis... )

Difference between SAY, TELL, and SPEAK

source: Espresso English     2012年9月23日
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