Prepositions of Time: BY, UNTIL, BY THE TIME, NO LATER THAN...

source: English Lessons with Adam    2017年1月9日 Do English prepositions confuse you? There are so many little words to talk about time, but which one do you use, and when? Watch this lesson to erase your confusion. In this lesson, I will teach you how to use "until", "by the time", "no later/earlier than" and more. By the end of this lesson, you will understand the difference between these prepositions and phrases. Until then, sit back, relax, and learn.

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Good customer relations - 38 - English at Work shows you how to keep you...

source: BBC Learning English    2017年3月22日
Tense times at Tip Top Trading! Anna is having trouble working with new employee Rachel, who's making some big mistakes. What can Anna do before Rachel goes too far?
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English Swear words/Bad words & their alternatives - with Niharika

source: Learn English with Let's Talk     2017年3月23日

Fuck – The word fuck is also called the F word. So when you are angry and have to yell ‘Fuck’, you might say ‘fudge’, ‘Freak’, or ‘Flippin’

Shit – That’s the next most commonly used swear word in English. So you don’t have to say Shit, you could use the alternatives ‘Shoot’ or even ‘Crap’

Hell- Instead of using the word hell, you might want to try the word ‘Heck’

Damn- Generally you hear people say –‘That’s damn good’. You could actually say ‘That’s darn good’.

Son of a bitch- This is an extremely bad word even if you are really upset or angry. Avoid this swear word under all circumstances. Get rid of the word ‘Bitch’; replace it with ‘Gun’ – Son of a gun.

Oh my God – So, God is actually not very to use as a swear word. Instead, you could say – ‘Oh my gosh!’ or ‘Oh my goodness’

Jesus - And then, sometimes people say, like, Jesus, when they’re really frustrated about something, or they’re amazed by something, but you can say jeez/geez.

Holy shit- And then, the final one, some people say holy shit. So, holy is obviously something that’s very, like, religious, very sacred. So, you can say holy cow.

Visual Vocabulary - Your Guess Is As Good As Mine

source: EnglishAnyone    2017年1月25日
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Today’s expression is “Your guess is as good as mine.” This very common phrase lets you say that you don’t know or understand something, but in a more native-sounding way.
Imagine looking at a complex math problem on a board with a friend. Neither of you enjoys math, and has no idea about how to solve the equation.
When your friend asks you what you think the answer is, you can only guess. So by telling him that “Your guess is as good as mine,” you’re saying that you don’t know, and any answer you might say has the same chance of being correct as anything else.
“Your guess is as good as mine” is a phrase you can use in both professional and casual situations:

A: Do you know how to put this bookcase together? I just got it and it has no instructions.
B: No idea. Your guess is as good as mine.

A: Your guess is as good as mine, so what do you think we should do about the problem at work?
B: I wish I knew. Let’s ask Bob. He always knows what to do.

A: Ted’s opinion is as good as mine, so ask someone more knowledgeable.
B: Sounds good. Better to be safe than sorry.

A: Maybe we shouldn’t eat this. Can you tell what’s in it?
B: Your guess is as good as mine.

The [ʊ], [u], and [ju] Sounds - American English

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source: Rachel's English   2012年4月17日

Lots of Idioms! American English Pronunciation 5:59
How to Pronounce EW [ju] Diphthong 5:51
Comparing the 3 Uh Sounds 3:22
UH [ʊ] Vowel - How to make the UH as in PUSH Vowel 4:57
OO [u] Vowel - How to make the OO Vowel 6:03

Business English 12 (termination, severance pay, dismissal)

source: TeacherPhilEnglish    2010年1月29日
This free Business English (ESL) lesson describes some words about dismissal. Do not take this as legal advice. This is English as a second language lessons. Consult a lawyer for your legal issues.

Business English 11 (evaluation, promotion, demotion, appraisal)

source: TeacherPhilEnglish    2010年1月29日
This free business ESL English lesson describes four words: demotion, promotion, appraisal and evaluation.

Horse Idioms

source: BBC Learning English      2008年7月3日

Leicester City win the Premier League - News Review

source: BBC Learning English    2016年5月4日
They were given a 5000-1 chance, but Leicester City still managed to win the English Premier League.
Neil and Finn look at the language being used by the world's media to describe this remarkable achievement. For more, visit our page:

'To Have' - English Vocabulary Lesson

source: Anglo-Link    2012年3月23日
This English Lesson will teach you the many different uses 'To Have' has in the English language.

What's Up?

source: Shaw English Online    2014年1月28日
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Pass Out vs Black Out

source: Shaw English Online   2014年1月27日
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If you drink too much you might pass out or black out. Robin teaches this vocabulary and the difference between these two common English expressions.

How's Your Day?

source: Twominute English    2013年5月21日
How was your day? Was it a day for celebration or was it again a tiring day? Did you discuss your day's entire schedule with your friend or with your spouse. In this lesson we will learn how to begin a conversation starting with "How is/was your day?"
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0:06 In this lesson we will learn how to begin a conversation starting with “How is/was your day?”
0:19 Hey, honey! How was your day?
0:22 It was Ok. How was yours?
0:25 It was great! Mr. Anderson said that my chances for the managing position are good.
0:31 That’s great news! My day wasn’t bad. I think we’re going to sign the contract with Smith & Smith, tomorrow.
0:39 We should go out and celebrate!!
0:42 You’re right. We don’t both get good news on the same day very often.
0:52 Hello, Hanna. How’s your day today?
0:55 It’s good. How are you doing?
0:58 I’m fine. Do you know Mr. John McKenzie?
1:02 John? Yes, he lives on Baker Street. Don’t you live there, too?
1:08 I do, but I’ve never met him.
1:12 He’s a good man. He’s usually traveling abroad, on business
1:16 Seems like you know a lot about him.
1:19 Yes, we talk sometimes. I know his wife, Suzane.
1:29 Hello, Mr. Burton. Looking troubled. How’s your day?
1:33 It’s the joint pain, Fred. How is your day?
1:38 It’s fine. Are you taking any medication?
1:41 I called up Dr. Justin today. He told me to come to the hospital.
1:46 I can take you to the hospital. Why don’t we go tomorrow?
1:49 Thank you Fred, but I’m fine. I don’t want to trouble you.
1:53 It’s on my way to work. It’s no trouble at all. Just be ready at 10am tomorrow, Mr. Burton.
2:00 Oh, I see. That’s Ok, then. I’ll be ready.
2:09 Hello, Mrs. Hanna. How are you doing?
2:12 I’m all right. How’s your day?
2:15 It’s great.
2:16 Why didn’t you come yesterday?
2:18 I went to the hospital. I had acupuncture
2:22 Oh! The pain must be better, then.
2:26 I think I’ll be alright. I’ve started my medication.
2:29 You look very well, today!
2:37 Hey, honey! How was your day?
2:43 That’s great news! My day wasn’t bad.
2:51 It’s good. How are you doing?
2:57 Looking troubled. How’s your day?
3:03 I don’t want to trouble you.
3:07 I’m all right. How’s your day?
3:14 It’s great.
3:19 You look very well, today!