50 ENGLISH LESSONS IN 18 MINUTES! (Pronunciation, Common Mistakes, Grammar, Phrases, Vocabulary)

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Are you making the mistakes we talk about in this video? In today's video you will get to watch 50 English lessons in 18 minutes!

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What’s up guys? My name is Shane and today we are looking at some of the best posts from our Tik Tok account in 2020.

 

Tik Tok is a really great place to learn English because the lessons are very short so even if you’ve only got 30 seconds, you can learn something new in English. After this, there won’t be much talking so enjoy the lessons and I will see you at the end of the video.

 

Speak English like a native speaker. You. Yuh. Yuh. What are yuh doing?  What are yuh doing?

 

To. Tuh. Tuh.  We should go tuh the movies. We should go tuh the movies.

 

Want to. Wanna. Wanna. Wanna go to the beach today?  Wanna go to the beach today?

 

I’m study at university.  No, no, no, no, no.  This is not right. I study at university. Yes. I work at at a bank. Yes. I’m?  No.

 

If someone asked you how are you, what would a native speaker say? He would say I am fine thank you and you? No. No. No.

 

I’m good thanks.  How are you?  Yes.

 

I’m not bad thanks, you? Yes.

 

I’m alright, what about you? Yes.

 

So just remember guys. Normally, native speakers don’t say I am fine thank you and you.

 

What your name?  No. No. No. The correct way to ask this is what is your name? What is his name? What is her name? Stop saying what your name.  It’s wrong.

 

Stop saying what if you didn’t hear what someone said because the word what can sometimes be a little bit rude and not nice.

 

Some polite ways to say what are: sorry? Pardon?  I didn’t catch that. Could you repeat that please?

 

He has. She has. It has. The dog has. John has. We normally use has with a singular subject. Just one subject.

 

I have.  You have. We have. They have. The dogs have. We normally use have with plural subjects and I and you.

 

Don’t say just say I’m tired.  You can say I’m exhausted. I’m knackered.  I’m wrecked. All these phrases mean I am very very tired.

 

Speak English like a native speaker.  What is it? Wodizit? Wodizit? Wodizit? Wodizit?

 

Who are you? Whowareyou? Whowareyou? Whowareyou?

 

Give it to him. Givitowim. Givitowim. Givitowim. Givitowim.

 

Trousers. Pants. Flat. Apartment. Lorry. Truck. University. College. Holiday. Vacation. Jumper. Sweater. Crisps. Chips.

 

Do you always say I don’t know?  Well, try these phrases instead.

 

Beats me.  I haven’t got a clue.  I have no idea. Who knows? I can’t remember off the top of my head.

 

Three greetings you need to know.  Hi, how are you? Hi, how’s it going? Hi, how are you doing?

 

Five common ways to answer what’s up.  Nothing, you? Not much, you? I’m just working. I’m just eating. I’m just going to see my friend. I just finished work. I just ate dinner. I just got home. And if someone says what’s up to you, sometimes you can just what’s up back to them.

 

Five interesting ways to answer what’s up.  Hey what’s up? It’s a two letter word which means the opposite of down.

 

Hey, what’s up? The sky with a few clouds and about a fifty percent chance of rain.

 

Hey, what’s up?  Bills, petrol prices, taxes.  I see.

 

If you want to flirt with someone who asked you what’s up, try these phrases. Hey, what’s up? My blood pressure, after I saw you. I’ve seen you before. You’re the girl of my dreams.

 

Are you making this common mistake when speaking English? Excuse me, where are you come from? No. No. No. No. The correct way to ask this is where are you from.  Where are you from?

 

And if you really want to say it like a native speaker, you can say Where yuh from? Where yuh from?

 

One woman.  Two women.  One lady.  Two ladies. One child. Two children.  One baby.  Two babies. One wife. Two wives.

 

How do you pronounce this word?  Photography. Photography.  It’s photography.  Photography. The stress is on the second syllable. Photography. Photography.

 

Camera.  Camera.  No. No. No.  This is a camera. Camera.  Just two syllables. Camera.  The ER is silent. So stop saying camera, it’s wrong.

 

What is it mean?  No. No. No. No. What does it mean? What does this mean? What does that mean? No more saying what is it mean? It’s wrong.

 

I did not understood.  No. No. No. I did not understand. After did, we need a present tense verb. I did not understand. Stop saying I didn’t understood. It’s wrong.

 

Three ways to start a conversation.  Hi, how are you? Good thanks, how are you? How’s your day been today? Yeah it’s been okay, what about you? Been busy today?  Yeah it’s been really busy today, what about you?

 

Basic English: it’s very cold. Advanced English: it’s freezing. Basic English: it’s very hot. Advanced English: it’s boiling. Basic English: it’s raining heavily. Advanced English: it’s pouring.

 

Do you know what these letters mean? BYOB – bring your own bottle. ASAP – as soon as possible. ETA – estimated time of arrival. AFK – away from keyboard. And BRB – be right back.

 

Speak English like a native speaker.  And a.  Anduh. Anduh. Can I have a coffee anduh cake please? Can I have a coffee anduh cake please?

 

Been.  Bin. Bin. Have you bin to America? Have you bin to America?

 

Going to. Gonna. Gonna. I’m gonna do it later. I’m gonna do it later.

 

My name Shane.  No. No. No. My name is Shane His name is Shane.  Her name is Shane. In English, it’s very important to say is. Don’t forget.

 

I like to take a photo.  Um, just one photo? No, many! I like to take photos.  I like to take photos. If you say I like to take a photo, it means one photo.

 

English slang.  Number one. Nutter. A nutter is a crazy person. Example: he’s a nutter.

 

Number two: ball. A ball is a good time. Example: they had a ball last night.

 

Number three. Kicks. Kicks are shoes. Example: do you like my new kicks?

 

Common English mistakes. Don’t say I have a good news. Say I have good news.

 

Don’t say she’s so beautiful girl. Say she’s such a beautiful girl. 

 

Don’t say it was on accident. Say it was by accident.

 

Are you saying these words correctly? This word. Comfortable. Comfortable. Comf tuh bul. Comfortable.

 

This word. Leopard. Leopard. Leo pard. Leopard.

 

This one. Overcooked. Overcooked. O ver cook t. Overcooked.

 

How do you pronounce this word?  Boy. Boe il.  It’s pronounced boil. Boil. Boy il. Boy il. It’s like there’s a y in the middle. Boil. Boil. Stop saying boy, it’s wrong.

 

Normal English: that’s very expensive. Advanced English: that costs an arm and a leg. Advanced English: that’s a rip off. Advanced English: that will break the bank.

 

I go to work by car. No. I drive to work. Yes. I go to work by train. No. I take a train to work.  Yes. I go to work by bus.  No. I take a bus to work.  Yes.

 

Have two cars on the road. No. There are two cars on the road. There are four pens on the table. There are ten people in the restaurant. Stop saying have, it’s wrong.

 

He does. She does. It does. The dog does. John does. We normally use does with singular subjects. Just one thing.

 

I do. You do. They do. We do. The dogs do. We normally use do with plural subjects and I and you.

 

Have and had. What is the difference? If I say: I have a phone.  Do I have a phone right now? Yes I do.  So have talks about right now.

 

But what if I say I had a phone? Do I have a phone right now?  No I don’t. So had talks about the past. Something that is finished.

 

He from America. He from England. No. He is from America. Yes. She is from England. Yes. Stop saying he from, she from. It’s wrong.

 

What can I say if someone says thank you to me? You can say no worries. No worries. Not a problem. Not a problem. No problem. No problem. Anytime. Anytime. All good. All good. Don’t mention it. Don’t mention it. And my pleasure. My pleasure.

 

If someone says I’m sorry to you, you can say: it’s fine. No problem. Don’t worry about it. Apology accepted. But if you’re still angry with the person, you can say don’t do it again! How are you going to make it right? Or, let me punch you and then we’re good.

 

I am. He is. She is. It is. The dog is. John is.

 

You are. We are. They are. The dogs are. John and Paul are.

 

I am work.  I am study.  No. No. No. You are not work. You are not study. You are a person. I work. Yes. I study. Yes. I work for a bank. Yes.  I study at university.  Yes.

 

I study at the university. No. No. No. I study at university. No the. I study at the high school.  No. No. No. I study at high school.  No the.

 

This word is not ai ron. No. It’s pronounced iron.  Iron. It’s like there is a y in the middle. AiYen. AiYen.

 

Normal English: I understand. Native English: I get it. I see where you’re coming from. I catch your drift.

 

Teacher, is it correct to say? To say what? To say. To say what? To say. To say what? Is it correct to say that? To say how are you? To say this word? You need to say something after say. If you just say to say, it’s wrong.

 

Speak English like a native speaker. Is he? Izee? Izee? Izee a doctor?

 

Because it is. Cozit’s. Cozit’s. Cozit’s a really good movie.

 

Was it? Wozit? Wozit? Wozit a good pizza?

 

Want to be polite when speaking English? Stop saying this. I want a coffee. Say this instead. Could I get a coffee please? I’d like a coffee please. May I get a coffee please?

 

Want to improve your English? Well, stop saying this. How do you call this in English? You need to say what do I call this in English? What do I call that in English? Don’t say how do you call this in English. It’s wrong.

 

Stop saying I’m hungry.  You can say: I’m so hungry, I could eat a horse! This means I’m really hungry. You can say: I’m starving. This also means I’m very hungry. You can say: I’m peckish. This means I’m a little bit hungry.

 

Are you saying these words correctly? Tough. Tough.  T ough. Tough.

 

Though. Though. Th ough. Though.

 

Thought. Thought. Th ought. Thought.

 

Through. Through. Th r ough.  Through.

 

Speak English like a native speaker. Do you want to go out later? Djyuh wanna go out later? Djyuh wanna go out later? Djyuh wanna go out later?

 

See you later.  See yuh layder. See yuh layder.

 

This word is not sk head jul.  No. It’s pronounced schedule. Schedule. Sk e jul.  Schedule. Or you can pronounce it like this.  Schedule. Schedule. Sh e jul. Schedule. Schedule and schedule are both correct.

 

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