Tag: slang

How to pronounce the “NG” sound in English
How to pronounce the “NG” sound in English

I’ve been working in a coal mine. Every day I’ve been working in the coal mine; I’m working over time. Work… Hi. James from engVid. Now, did I say: “I was working in a coal […] Read More

What does ‘dad dancing’ mean?
What does ‘dad dancing’ mean?

Neil: Great party last night, Feifei! Feifei: It was so much fun, Neil. I loved your dad dancing, too! Neil: You… saw my dad… dancing? But my dad wasn’t dancing. He wasn’t even there. Feifei: […] Read More

BANG! CRASH! DING DONG! Words that Imitate Sounds
BANG! CRASH! DING DONG! Words that Imitate Sounds

Hi. I’m Gill at www.engvid.com, and today we’re going to be looking at “Onomatopoeia”. Now, don’t run away. It’s a very long Greek word, but it means something quite simple. It means words that imitate […] Read More

This simple word can make you sound more like a native speaker of English!
This simple word can make you sound more like a native speaker of English!

Hi. Welcome back to www.engvid.com. I’m Adam, and in today’s video I’m going to help you sound a little bit more like a native English speaker and also to be able to understand native English […] Read More

Sound more natural in English: CHA, CHA, CHA!
Sound more natural in English: CHA, CHA, CHA!

Do you like to listen to music? I like to listen to music. And a really good way to learn English is by listening to music, because it’ll help you understand native speakers. This lesson […] Read More

Pronunciation of the “OR” sound in English
Pronunciation of the “OR” sound in English

Hello. I’m Gill at engVid, and today’s lesson is on the pronunciation of a vowel sound, and what it sounds like is: “or”, and this is a British English vowel sound. If you’re listening to […] Read More

Fix your spelling mistakes: 10 confusing words that sound the same
Fix your spelling mistakes: 10 confusing words that sound the same

Hi. I’m Gill at www.engvid.com, and today’s lesson is about what are called homonyms. And don’t worry about the change word. All it means is words which have the same sound, the same pronunciation, but […] Read More

Sound like a Native English Speaker: Tapping
Sound like a Native English Speaker: Tapping

Hello. My name is Emma, and in today’s video, I am going to teach you a little bit about North American pronunciation. I’m going to teach you about something called “tapping”. Okay. So, before I […] Read More

Sound more natural in English: Learn and practice 5 BACK VOWELS
Sound more natural in English: Learn and practice 5 BACK VOWELS

Hello. My name is Emma, and in today’s video we are going to learn about pronunciation, specifically how to pronounce back vowels. Okay? So, whether you are learning British English, Canadian English, American English, whatever […] Read More

5 Ways to INSTANTLY Sound Like a NATIVE SPEAKER (British English)
5 Ways to INSTANTLY Sound Like a NATIVE SPEAKER (British English)

Today I’ve got 5 tips to instantly sound more like a native speaker! And the good news is you don’t need to spend hours learning them and practising them. These are small changes that will […] Read More