Confusing Words: Criticize, Criticism, Critique, Critic, Critical

source: Espresso English     2018年1月21日
Today I want to teach you about the confusing words criticize, criticism, critique, critic, and critical. These are all similar and they come from the same roots, but they have different functions and some slightly different meanings.
The English language has a lot of words like this - words that are very similar, but actually different - and you can learn a lot more of them in my e-book, 600+ Confusing English Words explained.

CNN 10 | February 2, 2018

source: Daily Listening      2018年2月1日
CNN 10 | CNN Student News | February 2, 2018 | A whale of a tale | Daily Listening highlights: A whale of a tale is featured in today's show: An orca has apparently learned how to mimic the vocalizations of its trainer. We're also covering the efforts to defuse two historic bombs in Hong Kong. And a pair of sports stories explain how bans on Russian athletes were overturned and how this year's Super Bowl aims to be a zero waste game.

News Review: What happened at the Grammys?

source: BBC Learning English       2018年1月30日
Neil and Catherine teach you the language the world's media is using to discuss this story:
The music industry's biggest awards - the Grammys - has taken place in New York, with many of the performers and audience wearing white roses in support of the Time's Up campaign against sexual harassment

crashes: attends a party without an invitation
grabs: succeeds in getting something that other people want
movements: groups of people who take action to achieve a shared aim
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English Proverb: When in Rome do as the Romans do

source: Shaw English Online      2018年1月11日
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English Conversation: dinner party

source: Rachel's English           2018年1月2日
Study real English conversation to understand how Americans speak and learn the idioms ‘to go with it’ and ‘on point’. Come with me to a dinner party at a friend’s house – we study the conversation so you can understand everything that’s said and improve listening comprehension. Learn how to imitate Americans to improve English fluency.
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Conversation Fillers for English Fluency – Keep the conversation going |...

source: Learn English with Let's Talk      2018年1月5日
When we don’t plan what to say, we just end our conversations abruptly. In other words we are short of words and get stuck with our conversation. To avoid such awkward silence in your English conversations, Michelle your English Teacher for today brings you an Advanced English lesson about Conversation fillers. Conversation fillers are English words and short phrases to keep the conversation going and not have awkward silence during a conversation. This English speaking lesson is brought to you by Let’s Talk English Speaking Institute. Improve your spoken English with our library of more than 1200+ free English lessons.
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English Grammar: "BEEN TO" or "GONE TO"?

source: Learn English with Alex [engVid]    2018年1月22日
What's the difference between "I've been to London" and "I've gone to London"? Is there a difference at all? Watch this video to find out when to use "been" and when to use "gone" in present perfect sentences. English grammar can seem confusing, but here at EngVid we make things easier by breaking it down and explaining the logic behind it all. Once you understand the rules, you'll know how to use the language. After you watch the lesson, make sure you understand it by taking the quiz at . See if you can score 10/10 this time! Good luck!

How to use Should have, Could have and Would have

source: Maple Leaf ESL      2018年1月23日
In this lesson, we take a look at how to use the past modals of regret, should have, could have and would have. For instance, 'I should have studied for the test'. Take a look at the lesson to find out more.
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The 3rd Conditional EASILY EXPLAINED

source: Interactive English      2017年12月25日
We use the 3rd conditional to talk about unreal situations in the past.

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Cockney Rhyming Slang

source: Practice English with Paul      2016年12月3日
Welcome to my video on Cockney Rhyming Slang. Although pretty much a dead language, some expressions still remain in everyday English and are used for fun. Watch the video and surprise some natives with your knowledge. Know what i mean my old china?

6 Strange Things Americans Say

source: Speak English with Christina       2017年12月4日
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go on & hold on (25 of the Most Common Phrasal Verbs #6)

source: Gerry English Expressions      2017年12月11日
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source: Your English Web      2016年7月9日
In this English lesson you will learn how and when we use INVERSION in English, in conditional sentences, after no sooner, barely, rarely, etc.
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Learn English Conversation in 1h (Upper-Intermediate Level):18 Daily topi...

source: Helena Daily English     2017年7月9日
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