IELTS Speaking Test Band 9

Good morning ma’am may I come in, yes please thank you so much this is the speaking test of the International English Language Testing system taking place on Saturday the 21st of October at the Falcon Center the Center number is FC two six zero one the candidate is Harish Rao and the candidate number is zero zero zero eight five zero zero the examiner is Manjita Osta and the examiner number is two zero zero five zero one good afternoon what’s your full name please my name is Harish Rao and what should I call you you can call me Harish now in this first part I’d like to ask you questions about yourself let’s talk about where you live where do you live in your country? I live in a place called Bombay which is now called Mumbai it belongs to the west part of India in the state of Maharashtra it’s called the city of dreams because many people aspire to make it big in Indian films which is called Bollywood.

Would you recommend others to visit it and why? yes definitely I would definitely recommend people coming into Bombay for few things especially to witness the amazing enthusiasm when it comes to Bollywood and cricket and in order to taste mouth-watering food in the city and also be part of the array of processions which happen for different festivals across the nation at different times of the year. Has it changed in the last decade and how? yes definitely I think there are a lot of changes which have happened in the past decade few things notably changed are pollution and population. I think they have increased an alarming rate property prices have also skyrocketed due to which it’s costing an arm and leg for a middle-class family to afford a decent place in the city mainly where there are facilities available like highly accessible public transport good schools and colleges and also shops to shop your groceries or to buy clothes it’s become really very costly on the upside though they have been a lot of changes in the infrastructure in the city they have been a lot of colleges which have come up due to which numerous number of people are going to colleges as compared to before there have been a lot of malls which have come up due to which a lot of spending habits which has been seen amongst people of the city there are lot of varieties of things to shop these days because of these things now let’s talk about interests and hobbies what’s a favorite hobby? Coming from the city of Mumbai it gives me an opportunity and platform to you know pursue a lot of hobbies few would be food related hobbies and movie related ones I am a foodie so I like to try out a lot of cuisines plethora of them available in streets of Mumbai or probably in fancy restaurants I am also a movie buff so I like to watch movies on action genre more than the comedy ones especially the Transformers and the Mission Impossible and The Matrix it’s just amazing to watch so many of them and also a couple of Bollywood movies where our actors show amazing movie action which are really entertaining.

What hobbies and interest you had when you were in school? Well I was an avid Philatelist and had a hobby of collecting a lot of stamps from different countries in the world I was fond of history and a lot of historical monuments like Statue of Liberty and Taj Mahal being part of the stamps used to really make me collect those and also you know different historical figures like Queen Elizabeth or Gandhi or Hitler will also make me make me feel that the stamp is quite significant in it’s value that’s nice do you think one should be encouraged to take up hobbies professionally? Well I believe that hobbies can be taken up professionally and I’ve seen a lot of examples in the world who have taken hobbies professionally and they made it big in their in their passion all right now let’s move on to food so what cuisines are famous in your city? well there are lot of cuisines available in the city which I I cannot recollect a lot of stuff but there are three main dishes which are which I’m really fond of namely Vada Pao Pao Bhaji and Pani Puri there are amazing street food available in the city of Mumbai and probably available 24 by 7 if you want to hunt those in the streets and I really love them which this you enjoy the most as a child? the one which I loved the most was Vada Pav it’s an amazing potato dumpling which is deep fried and then it’s available at practically any Street which you go where you see street food available and it’s it’s wrapped up into a hot bread and so with a lot of spices should the restaurant modify their cuisines as per the customers need or should they stick to the original recipe? the world is becoming a global village and Fusion is becoming the mantra these days I believe that customizing the food as per the spice level and the allergens should definitely be encouraged by the restaurants now I’m going to give you a topic and I’d like you to talk about it for one to two minutes you have one minute to think about what you are going to say and you can make some notes if you wish do you understand? Sure.

I’d like you to describe a sport which you think is underappreciated okay so you have one to two minutes to speak on this topic don’t worry if I stop you I’ll let you know by the timer is up you may start to speak now please according to me table tennis is a sport is underappreciated it’s commonly called as ping pong if it’s played in leisure but it is also called as table tennis if it’s played as a serious sport table tennis as a sport is practiced almost in all countries in the world and it’s also part of the Olympics and the Commonwealth Games the equipment needed for it is a good blade a nice set of rubbers which are quite speedy and spinny a rock solid table a net which which doesn’t sag a really firm flooring which gives good grip to your foot and you don’t slip and many other things probably a good Robo if you want to increase your agility and reflexes or if you don’t have a training partner so you can use the robot to play with I think even after having so many positives in this sport it is still under appreciated because of various aspects like few other sports for example in India cricket or badminton now or tennis they are highly marketed because of the commercial aspect of it I am not saying that the players in belonging to the sport don’t do a lot, yes they practice a lot but there are various and commercial aspects from money perspective from a power and influence perspective because of which these games are highly seen in India which probably overshadows table tennis I would say that cricket majorly overshadows table tennis because there are so many people who follow cricket as a religion more than a sport there’s a lot of betting going on when it comes to cricket probably a match you might see about a billion dollars in bet mainly because it’s so much popular in the inner most cities and inner most villages in India because people love the spirit of cricket.

Would you like to play this sport ever? actually I do play the sport and I treat it very seriously mainly because it helps me in my agility and my day to day hand eye coordination different kinds of neuro related activities and it definitely develops a lot of senses basic senses in you so I love to play table tennis and I would like to take it to a professional level at some stage thank you can I have the paper and the pen back please, yes, thank you. now you’ve been telling me about sports so I’d like to ask you some more questions related to it let’s talk about the attitude to in sports do you think sports should be given the same importance as academics in your country? well I believe yes it should be given the same importance of the academies in my country because I believe that sports and academics go hand in hand and why do you think that because a human body does a lot in terms of academics by consuming its mental energy so there has to be some compensation to that by giving some physical energy emitting some physical energy so I believe that in order to have a complete stable state of mind and body you need to play sports as well and it also helps in developing a lot of neurological skills reflexes agility which also help in being really alert in your academics and also having a good presence of mind overall.

Why do you think that parents encourage their children to focus more on their studies than on sports activities? well it’s because of the majority of the population back in India they it belongs to the middle class society which has a lot of social economical pressures due to which academics has been always in the forefront because that’s the sole way of earning money in a most natural and a normal way if you consider sports sports requires a lot of commitment and it may also sometimes be possible that you may not succeed and in the sport to the level that you can earn a stable set of income so that’s reason why parents being concerned encourage children to be more on academics than on sports do you think sports is treated merely as a hobby in your country? well it’s perceived to be taken as a hobby in my country kids to take it seriously when they play any sport in childhood but there are social economical pressures which let them take priorities on pursuing academics more than sports after certain age if they belong to a middle class or probably a poor family in order to sustain some good stable income in the future so it is perceived but I am pretty sure that there are a lot of people who want to pursue sport seriously but not given the platform to be successful in that in that sport what are taking or whatever they are talented in but if given a platform I think they would probably take sports as a career if given a choice which sport would you play for the rest of your life and why? I would play table tennis and basketball for the rest of my life because it comes really naturally to me I love the fact that there’s a lot of adrenaline and there’s a lot of you know my senses are kept alive till the day I die when I place these kind of sports so I would keep playing these sports for the rest of my life sure now let’s move on to talk about the gender aspect of sport do you think women are considered to be less strong than men when it comes to sports? On no, women are equally talented as men and in fact sports has its own beauty it’s not at all related to gender it’s actually related to how you perform from an absolute scale perspective and you decide your scale you decide where you want to go you decide how far you want to reach in that sport and it’s absolutely nobody stopping you just because you’re woman or a man.

Thank You Than you very much Harish this is the end of the speaking test. Thank you. Hi welcome back so I hope you’ve made note of the IELTS speaking test format and you understood how to answer each section well I know a lot of you are looking for speaking partners because I get that question a lot in my emails in the comment all my messages which come to me so let me tell you that I personally use Cambly. Cambly is an amazing app it basically helps you do a one-on-one practice lesson with native english-speaking tutors they would basically be from countries like the USA Canada or the UK and no matter where you live in or what time zone you are in you will always have a tutor at hand that’s the beauty of it it has tutors 24/7 all you have to do is just select one future and start speaking or practicing why don’t I do one thing I’ll quickly show you how to use it hey guys hi so this is the Cambly app which I have on my phone so all I need to do is just click onto it set up an account of course and on top you see there is home there is tutors and there is topics so we will click on to tutors and these are the tutors which we will get there are different tutors from different english-speaking countries like UK USA Canada Australia and you can choose which tutor you want so let’s see you will also know that there are these green dots beside each tutor which shows that they are available a red dot would mean that they are busy the moment and you see that faces are changing this means the tutors are being updated as per their time zone so let’s pick up a tutor so I think I will go for let’s say Sarah Sarah has been scored four point nine out of five so there’s a rating if I click onto Sarah this is the profile of Sarah so we know that whom are we talking with and what experience our tutor would have so let’s quickly get on to Sarah.

So Hi I’m Sarah and you are Manjita. Yes Sarah, that’s lovely I’m happy to hear that you could pronounce my name correctly very few do that, I am really glad to meet you how are doing today. I’m really great and hope you’re doing well as well I had prepared to speak on a particular topic and I wanted to have a quick chat with you share that with you and probably understand if I can make it better. (absolutely) so I wanted to speak sure and I wanted to speak on the most memorable day of my life well my last birthday was the most memorable day of my life I went to ski to New Zealand it was great breathtaking experience the snow was good the weather was good I was really excited the equipment’s were heavy but I was happy to use them and the best part is that I was able to ski now I’m really glad about it it was I was happy and it was a great experience so that’s it That is super English Manjita.

Thank you. Usual words are not stronger sometimes in the way that you say things for example you could say the weather was absolutely fabulous okay rather than saying the weather was nice the ski was great the ski was wonderful yes I I guess I got what you are trying to say (I am delighted to be there). yeah yeah nice is a very average word okay it’s a nice day and the weather is nice the pudding is nice the dog is nice but if you’re having the best day of your life things are much better than nice mm-hmm probably I can say that the view was mesmerizing absolutely mesmerizing awesome wonderful superb perfect all right sure great Sarah nice talking to you I think I got a lot of ideas and going ahead (you’re welcome) yeah and and I’ll try adding these adjectives in my preparation as well bye it was a pleasure to talk to you okay bye-bye well it’s that simple this video was done in association with Cambly and they’ve been very kind to help my viewers and subscribers with a special discount so if you’re looking for using this app I highly recommend it and please give it a shot if you are looking for specific links or further description everything is there in the description box below all you have to do is just hit the link and you will get your discount code by the way my dear keep practicing all the very best and you are my rock star and you will be a champion soon best of luck with your IELTS speaking test you you

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BEST English Teachers on YouTube and Internet 2018

{“en”:”Hi there, Vladimir here with another video on how to learn English Who are the best teachers on YouTube and Internet in general There are so many of them or dare I say: many of us. People calling themselves English teacher, coach, instructor guide, specialist, expert the first, number 1, the best so many to choose from everybody selling their online course I made a video to help you choose 2 questions video This video is about my favorite online/YouTube teachers of English they taught me about 80% of what I know in terms of vocabulary and grammar Here they are Here are my favorite online teachers of English Jack Nicholson George Clooney and Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise and Leo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and Robert Downey Jr Charlize Theron, Harrison Ford One of my favorite teachers is a guy by the name of Quentin Tarantino He taught me a lot of slang For my presentation English I have to thank this amazing teacher Steve Jobs taught me so much about the art of giving presentations you can find his free lessons on YouTube Other teachers I learned a lot from you can find on TED and believe it or not, their lessons are free of charge with transcripts and everything For advanced learners of English I would recommend Ricky Gervais, Jerry Seinfeld Chris Rock and Louis CK So many of them, I canu2019t list them all special thanks to Joe Rogan, Howard Stern and Jimmy Kimmel Those are some of my listening coaches, guides, teachers For my reading which is even more important My reading instructors, coaches and teachers are the BBC, CNN, Japan Times, the Economist, Wikipedia to name but a few and what all those teachers have in common is that they don’t charge for their lessons But I left the best for last my favorite online/YouTube teachers of English are these 2 guys: Cambridge and Longman dictionaries By far, the best English teachers on YouTube and the internet and believe it or not their invaluable Grammar & Pronunciation lessons are completely free all you need is Internet These were/are my English teachers, they taught me almost everything I know in terms of vocabulary and grammar speaking of grammar, I do need to thank Google Those are my teachers, and dare I say everybody who has ever mastered English learned from the same teachers Let me let you in on a secret: no one has ever learned a foreign language watching YouTube videos of people calling themselves language teachers The problem with those you call English teachers is that their videos lack Context A situation with beginning middle and end a story Context is essential, you canu2019t remember without context Why does a video giving a list of arbitrary expressions have over 11 million views There is no context, no one can remember that many expressions My teachers/movies provide context: Why, Where and with Whom you can use a certain expression one at a time Why does a video of a person pronouncing a random list of words have million views 10 words, we fixed those what about the remaining 10,000 words, 100,000 words, are they pronounced correctly? are there gonna be another 1000, 10000 videos for you to watch you have Cambridge and Longman for that, free online dictionaries with examples sentences Teaching a language is NOT about being a human dictionary What about me? Every YouTube video I upload is designed to wean you off YouTube videos of people calling themselves language teachers I try to convince you to Stop watching videos of people calling themselves teachers most of whom have not mastered a foreign language themselves Stop watching videos of talking heads but instead watch movie scenes TED talks, podcasts and read read books, online articles, blogs Reading is more important than Listening stop watching and start reading And I suggest you start with my book Virtually Native a book that will give you a tried & tested method for learning English teach you how to use monolingual learner’s dictionaries, how to practice your pronunciation, how to remember vocabulary and grammar, how to use movies to learn English My book is available on Amazon and virtuallynative.com”}

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Get Up Early, Study English, and Build Momentum

{“en”:”Hello. This is Jack from tofluency.com. I help English learners reach a high level of English. Now, in this video I want to talk about a morning routine because getting your morning right usually means the rest of your day is going to be good too and a lot of people talk about the importance of a morning routine when it comes to success in any kind of field and this is the same for English learning too. A couple of complaints or a couple of things that English learners always say to me… first one: I don’t have enough time to learn english I don’t have enough time to learn English. Now, I made a video about that, which you can check out, but one way to get around this is to get up early and do twenty minutes in the morning… okay, so get up twenty minutes earlier than you normally do and to learn english for those twenty minutes There are a couple of reasons or really good reasons to do this…

Firstly, it’s going to give you more time on your English – it’s going to allow you to do more in English if you get up 20 minutes earlier. This can give you an extra 20 minutes each day to learn English. Secondly, if you do something in the morning, then you’re more likely to do it again later in the day. So, if you do something in English you feel motivated you feel like you have achieved something, and you’ll be more you’ll be more likely to do something again during your break, on the way to work, at lunch time, when you get home… because there’s something called the snowball effect and when you think about snowball or building a snowman… when you roll it down the hill it’s it’s hard to get started but once it gets moving it gets bigger and bigger and bigger because the snow gathers on the small snowball and you can think about this when learning English too.

If you do something in the morning and it gives you the motivation and the energy to continue learning English throughout the day. You might be saying, “I don’t want to get up earlier you know I don’t want to wake up earlier… wake up twenty minutes earlier.” What I can say to this: give it a try. Try it out… try to wake up twenty minutes earlier and see if it works for you – it doesn’t work for everyone, you know, and it depends on your schedule – you might have an incredibly busy schedule… you might have children (I know)… I have a son and I find it difficult to do something in the morning but when I do wake up a little bit earlier and do something my days are always much better.

I feel more motivated to continue doing what I want to do. And I’ve done this with Spanish in the past too… when I do something in Spanish in the morning, I know I’m going to do more for the rest of the day and I know that I’ve accomplished what I needed to do so it’s a very good thing to try and I really want to hear your thoughts on this, you know, are you going to try this and if you do let me know how it goes. So again, try to wake up or wake up twenty minutes earlier do English and then see how this is. commit to this for a week maybe even a month and see how it goes for you it can really help if you say things like I’m too busy to learn English and it can also help you to stay consistent to do something in English every day.

So, if you have enjoyed this video, please like it and share it. Thank you for watching and I’ll see you next time. “}

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the BEST English teacher is …

{“en”:”Hi there, Vladimir here with another video on how to learn English OK, let me cut to the chase with this video there is no such thing as the best language teacher You are your best language teacher you need to teach yourself English How important is a teacher for learning a language? Not that important, I believe. But let me make something perfectly clear. I am talking about adult learners people watching this video Independent thinkers, people who know how to use the Internet and this thing called Google search engine for young children the teacher plays an extremely important role but for an adult, not that big of a role And why? Because of this thing called the Internet You don’t need a teacher to find the answer to your question and that’s particularly true of language learning and especially of learning English the arrogance of some teachers on YouTube teachers claiming to have taught people English perfect pronunciation, native fluency confidence, perfect grammar What is it that you taught the person that he or she didn’t already know? How to use the Present Perfect, or how to pronounce the TH sound All those pronunciation gurus on YouTube promising the perfect native pronunciation Go fix Arnold Schwarzenegger u2019s German pronunciation or Melania Trumpu2019s east European accent And the so called student in awe of their language teacher Students get blinded by their teachers he is such a good teacher, she is amazing what, why? what did she or he teach you that you couldn’t learn by yourself? You don’t need a teacher to learn proper pronunciation, correct grammar, new vocabulary actually let me take that back.

You don’t need one particular teacher the best teacher You need to see a teacher in every native speaker from Leonardo DiCaprio to Steve Jobs, from the BBC article to the book you are reading from the blogger to the YouTuber you like Immerse yourself in interesting content read and listen and hopefully find somebody to talk to Not necessarily a teacher, find somebody interesting to talk to, not necessarily a native speaker My book starts with a quote from the one and only Albert Einstein I never teach my pupils.

I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn I believe that every teacher should help the student become an independent learner. Thatu2019s why I wrote Virtually Native where I’ve explained everything I know about learning and teaching English I give you the tools to become an independent learner, what you do with them is up to you. I know that once you learn a skill everything looks so easy I’ve learned English, I speak English and I know very well how itu2019s done but for the beginner everything looks so difficult All those new words and confusing grammar and difficult accents, I know I’ve been there. And beginners are looking for that magical method, that super teacher to pull them through Super teachers don’t exist, and at the same time they are everywhere in the movie you see, the online article you read, in the dictionary you use And your job, as a language learner, is to discover those teachers After all you found me, that’s a start, a great start now, all you need to do is read my book and learn how to learn English Virtually Native is available on Amazon and virtuallynative.com”}

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Study English in Brighton

Present Simple vs Present Continuous – Learn English Tenses (Lesson 1)

{“en”:”Hello everyone and welcome to the first instalment of our grammar lessons. As I said in the introduction, we’ll be starting with the tenses And you’ve guessed right. The first two to learn are Present Simple and Present Continuous. So, I’ve made a presentation for you, and I’m going to now take you through the examples on this presentation and explain the usage of these two tenses. So by the end of this session you know exactly when to say ‘I do’ and when to say ‘I am doing’. So, Let’s go over to the presentation now.. “}

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Advanced English Phrases 2 – Pronunciation – English Fluency Bits – Master English Conversation 2.0

{“en”:”Align:start welcome to a special preview of welcome to a special preview of master English conversation too master English conversation too master English conversation too . Oh . Oh . Oh to learn more about this to learn more about this to learn more about this powerful speaking success video powerful speaking success video powerful speaking success video course click on the button at course click on the button at course click on the button at the top of this video the top of this video the top of this video enjoy i’ll ride hello and enjoy i’ll ride hello and enjoy i’ll ride hello and welcome to the phrase builder welcome to the phrase builder welcome to the phrase builder lesson lesson lesson I’m excited to see you again and I’m excited to see you again and I’m excited to see you again and you in as you can see behind me you in as you can see behind me you in as you can see behind me I’ve got a lovely new backdrop I’ve got a lovely new backdrop I’ve got a lovely new backdrop i’m actually at a friend of i’m actually at a friend of i’m actually at a friend of Mines house right now but enough Mines house right now but enough Mines house right now but enough about that about that about that all right the first phrase will all right the first phrase will all right the first phrase will go over is two for the price of go over is two for the price of go over is two for the price of one one one you will see this regularly you will see this regularly you will see this regularly almost every day if you go almost every day if you go almost every day if you go shopping somewhere in an shopping somewhere in an shopping somewhere in an english-speaking country like english-speaking country like english-speaking country like America America America two for the price of one two for the price of one two for the price of one or you could have three for the or you could have three for the or you could have three for the price of one or four for the price of one or four for the price of one or four for the price of one price of one price of one so if you buy two things of so if you buy two things of so if you buy two things of yogurt it’s kind of like buy one yogurt it’s kind of like buy one yogurt it’s kind of like buy one get one free get one free get one free buy one get one free there are buy one get one free there are buy one get one free there are lots of ways to say the same lots of ways to say the same lots of ways to say the same thing but the kind of joke that thing but the kind of joke that thing but the kind of joke that I make at the beginning of the I make at the beginning of the I make at the beginning of the conversation lesson is two for conversation lesson is two for conversation lesson is two for the price of one the price of one the price of one now listen carefully to how it now listen carefully to how it now listen carefully to how it blends two for the price of 12 blends two for the price of 12 blends two for the price of 12 for the price of one for the price of one for the price of one the of becomes more of a two for the of becomes more of a two for the of becomes more of a two for the price of 12 for the price of the price of 12 for the price of the price of 12 for the price of one one one next up is a four letter words next up is a four letter words next up is a four letter words four letter words now four four letter words now four four letter words now four letter words the what we usually letter words the what we usually letter words the what we usually described as a four letter word described as a four letter word described as a four letter word is a curse word like damn shit is a curse word like damn shit is a curse word like damn shit fuck fuck fuck but in front of children or but in front of children or but in front of children or other people we call this polite other people we call this polite other people we call this polite company in front of polite company in front of polite company in front of polite company company company you don’t want to say shit fuck you don’t want to say shit fuck you don’t want to say shit fuck damn you know all of these other damn you know all of these other damn you know all of these other words they all happen to have words they all happen to have words they all happen to have four letters so we call them four letters so we call them four letters so we call them four letter words four letter words four letter words so you can just use it the so you can just use it the so you can just use it the pronunciation is quite simple pronunciation is quite simple pronunciation is quite simple four letter words for less four letter words for less four letter words for less tender words four letter word tender words four letter word tender words four letter word next up on cue on cue next up on cue on cue next up on cue on cue when you q someone that’s when when you q someone that’s when when you q someone that’s when you tell them to begin doing you tell them to begin doing you tell them to begin doing something something something let’s say i am making a movie so let’s say i am making a movie so let’s say i am making a movie so yesterday i was making a movie yesterday i was making a movie yesterday i was making a movie and on cue the actor has to say and on cue the actor has to say and on cue the actor has to say how are you doing today so I how are you doing today so I how are you doing today so I give him a queue and he says how give him a queue and he says how give him a queue and he says how are you doing today are you doing today are you doing today this is to do something on cue this is to do something on cue this is to do something on cue when we talk about children just when we talk about children just when we talk about children just like we were talking about kids like we were talking about kids like we were talking about kids in the conversation lesson we in the conversation lesson we in the conversation lesson we were trying to make Dustin son were trying to make Dustin son were trying to make Dustin son say things i would say say say things i would say say say things i would say say what’s your name what’s your name what’s your name how are you pink pig purple just how are you pink pig purple just how are you pink pig purple just getting him to say things and getting him to say things and getting him to say things and with kids kids especially very with kids kids especially very with kids kids especially very very small kids they do things very small kids they do things very small kids they do things when they want to do them when they want to do them when they want to do them so even if you try to make them so even if you try to make them so even if you try to make them do something on cue do something on cue do something on cue usually they will not so I say usually they will not so I say usually they will not so I say say hello and he just looks at say hello and he just looks at say hello and he just looks at me he doesn’t want to do it on me he doesn’t want to do it on me he doesn’t want to do it on cue on cue cue on cue cue on cue next get to know get to know to next get to know get to know to next get to know get to know to get to know something is another get to know something is another get to know something is another way of saying become familiar or way of saying become familiar or way of saying become familiar or to kind of get closer or have a to kind of get closer or have a to kind of get closer or have a better relationship with someone better relationship with someone better relationship with someone yesterday I met some people at a yesterday I met some people at a yesterday I met some people at a park I was just walking around park I was just walking around park I was just walking around and I saw some people and I was and I saw some people and I was and I saw some people and I was asking what are they doing asking what are they doing asking what are they doing and by asking kind of small and by asking kind of small and by asking kind of small questions i was getting to know questions i was getting to know questions i was getting to know them I was learning about them them I was learning about them them I was learning about them get to know get to know we’re get to know get to know we’re get to know get to know we’re getting to know getting to know getting to know getting to know getting to know getting to know again we have the TT sound get again we have the TT sound get again we have the TT sound get to know and it becomes get to to know and it becomes get to to know and it becomes get to know get to know get to know know get to know get to know know get to know get to know it’s still kind of atty sound it’s still kind of atty sound it’s still kind of atty sound but if you have the getting it but if you have the getting it but if you have the getting it becomes more of a d getting to becomes more of a d getting to becomes more of a d getting to know getting to know there’s know getting to know there’s know getting to know there’s actually a famous song that’s actually a famous song that’s actually a famous song that’s like getting to know like getting to know like getting to know you I don’t remember how it goes you I don’t remember how it goes you I don’t remember how it goes exactly but i’m sure you can exactly but i’m sure you can exactly but i’m sure you can find it on youtube next one way find it on youtube next one way find it on youtube next one way or the other one way or the or the other one way or the or the other one way or the other other other in this sentence where this in this sentence where this in this sentence where this phrase you will do something in phrase you will do something in phrase you will do something in this way or a different way and this way or a different way and this way or a different way and you often see this in movies you often see this in movies you often see this in movies almost every year there is some almost every year there is some almost every year there is some movie and there is a good person movie and there is a good person movie and there is a good person or a bad person in the movie or a bad person in the movie or a bad person in the movie that says one way or the other that says one way or the other that says one way or the other we will figure this out one way we will figure this out one way we will figure this out one way or the other we will stop him or the other we will stop him or the other we will stop him it’s all basically the same it’s all basically the same it’s all basically the same thing so it just means either we thing so it just means either we thing so it just means either we will do something one way or we will do something one way or we will do something one way or we will do something another but will do something another but will do something another but you don’t have to say exactly you don’t have to say exactly you don’t have to say exactly what you’re doing it just means what you’re doing it just means what you’re doing it just means you will figure out some way to you will figure out some way to you will figure out some way to do it do it do it so one way or the other you will so one way or the other you will so one way or the other you will figure out a way to get fluent figure out a way to get fluent figure out a way to get fluent one way or the other one way or the other one way or the other either you will read books or either you will read books or either you will read books or you will listen two videos or you will listen two videos or you will listen two videos or watch movies or do many other watch movies or do many other watch movies or do many other things like that but you will things like that but you will things like that but you will get fluent next get fluent next get fluent next grease the wheels greased the grease the wheels greased the grease the wheels greased the wheels wheels wheels now this is one of my favorite now this is one of my favorite now this is one of my favorite phrases and Dustin was using phrases and Dustin was using phrases and Dustin was using this to describe his this to describe his this to describe his relationship with his wife’s relationship with his wife’s relationship with his wife’s parents to grease the wheels it parents to grease the wheels it parents to grease the wheels it could be many different things could be many different things could be many different things that you do you could be giving that you do you could be giving that you do you could be giving money you could be trying to be money you could be trying to be money you could be trying to be nice or be extra helpful to nice or be extra helpful to nice or be extra helpful to people but a regular wheel like people but a regular wheel like people but a regular wheel like a physical wheel on your tire a physical wheel on your tire a physical wheel on your tire like a bicycle or a car you have like a bicycle or a car you have like a bicycle or a car you have to put grease a lubricant to to put grease a lubricant to to put grease a lubricant to make it run smoothly so make it run smoothly so make it run smoothly so sometimes the wheels will get sometimes the wheels will get sometimes the wheels will get dry if they don’t have any oil dry if they don’t have any oil dry if they don’t have any oil the oil is the grease or the the oil is the grease or the the oil is the grease or the lubricant that makes it run lubricant that makes it run lubricant that makes it run smoothly so for social smoothly so for social smoothly so for social relationships we talk about relationships we talk about relationships we talk about greasing the wheels of things in greasing the wheels of things in greasing the wheels of things in order to make them run more order to make them run more order to make them run more smoothly so it’s exactly the smoothly so it’s exactly the smoothly so it’s exactly the same idea but you could be same idea but you could be same idea but you could be giving money like let’s say I giving money like let’s say I giving money like let’s say I want to open up a company here want to open up a company here want to open up a company here in Japan in Japan in Japan and I talked to the government and I talked to the government and I talked to the government officials and it’s taking a officials and it’s taking a officials and it’s taking a really long time so the wheels really long time so the wheels really long time so the wheels are not moving very slowly so I are not moving very slowly so I are not moving very slowly so I talked to one of the guys there talked to one of the guys there talked to one of the guys there as a hey I’ll give you some as a hey I’ll give you some as a hey I’ll give you some money if you you know maybe a if money if you you know maybe a if money if you you know maybe a if you help us move this along a you help us move this along a you help us move this along a little bit faster little bit faster little bit faster so I am greasing the wheels a so I am greasing the wheels a so I am greasing the wheels a little bit to grease the wheels little bit to grease the wheels little bit to grease the wheels the next expression is I can’t the next expression is I can’t the next expression is I can’t say thank you enough say thank you enough say thank you enough I can’t say thank you enough I can’t say thank you enough I can’t say thank you enough this is an excellent phrase that this is an excellent phrase that this is an excellent phrase that you can use when you’re speaking you can use when you’re speaking you can use when you’re speaking with people in regular with people in regular with people in regular conversations or especially at conversations or especially at conversations or especially at work work work if somebody does something for if somebody does something for if somebody does something for you or somebody works really you or somebody works really you or somebody works really hard and is helpful hard and is helpful hard and is helpful you can say i can’t say thank you can say i can’t say thank you can say i can’t say thank you enough you enough you enough a kind of typical way of a kind of typical way of a kind of typical way of expressing yourself you can just expressing yourself you can just expressing yourself you can just say thank you to someone say thank you to someone say thank you to someone thank you is kind of at this thank you is kind of at this thank you is kind of at this level here there’s thanks level here there’s thanks level here there’s thanks thank you thank you very much thank you thank you very much thank you thank you very much and I can’t say thank you enough and I can’t say thank you enough and I can’t say thank you enough now you can use this for many now you can use this for many now you can use this for many different words i can’t i can’t different words i can’t i can’t different words i can’t i can’t be helpful enough be helpful enough be helpful enough I can’t recommend this enough so I can’t recommend this enough so I can’t recommend this enough so maybe if you are like a waiter maybe if you are like a waiter maybe if you are like a waiter at a restaurant at a restaurant at a restaurant I go to a restaurant and the I go to a restaurant and the I go to a restaurant and the waiter says to me waiter says to me waiter says to me what are you interested in and I what are you interested in and I what are you interested in and I asked well what are the specials asked well what are the specials asked well what are the specials what do you recommend and he what do you recommend and he what do you recommend and he says I i can’t recommend this says I i can’t recommend this says I i can’t recommend this enough enough enough it just means i really recommend it just means i really recommend it just means i really recommend something next get off on the something next get off on the something next get off on the right foot right foot right foot get off on the right foot to get get off on the right foot to get get off on the right foot to get off on the right foot means to off on the right foot means to off on the right foot means to begin a relationship with begin a relationship with begin a relationship with someone in the right way you’ll someone in the right way you’ll someone in the right way you’ll really hear this a lot for really hear this a lot for really hear this a lot for businesses especially if you’re businesses especially if you’re businesses especially if you’re on sales and you were going and on sales and you were going and on sales and you were going and meeting new people at different meeting new people at different meeting new people at different companies companies companies you want to begin a relationship you want to begin a relationship you want to begin a relationship in the right way and this is an in the right way and this is an in the right way and this is an expression for that to get off expression for that to get off expression for that to get off on the right foot on the right foot on the right foot it just means to begin a it just means to begin a it just means to begin a relationship in the right way relationship in the right way relationship in the right way yesterday I was actually meeting yesterday I was actually meeting yesterday I was actually meeting somebody for lunch and it was a somebody for lunch and it was a somebody for lunch and it was a person I’ve never met before but person I’ve never met before but person I’ve never met before but i was introduced to them by i was introduced to them by i was introduced to them by another friend of mine another friend of mine another friend of mine and I really wanted to get off and I really wanted to get off and I really wanted to get off on the right foot with them so I on the right foot with them so I on the right foot with them so I i prepared like a little speech i prepared like a little speech i prepared like a little speech and I had kind of practice a and I had kind of practice a and I had kind of practice a little bit little bit little bit so to get off on the right foot so to get off on the right foot so to get off on the right foot i was able to introduce my i was able to introduce my i was able to introduce my weapon introduce myself well and weapon introduce myself well and weapon introduce myself well and begin having a relationship with begin having a relationship with begin having a relationship with them in a good way so be sure to them in a good way so be sure to them in a good way so be sure to get off on the right foot get off on the right foot get off on the right foot listen carefully to how the listen carefully to how the listen carefully to how the pronunciation changes as you pronunciation changes as you pronunciation changes as you blended together and remember to blended together and remember to blended together and remember to practice everything as one practice everything as one practice everything as one smooth unit the way I do get off smooth unit the way I do get off smooth unit the way I do get off on the right foot on the right foot on the right foot get da off on the right foot get da off on the right foot get da off on the right foot get da off on the right foot get da off on the right foot get da off on the right foot get off on the right foot get get off on the right foot get get off on the right foot get off on the right foot off on the right foot off on the right foot next and this is one of my next and this is one of my next and this is one of my favorites i know i always say i favorites i know i always say i favorites i know i always say i have a lot of favorite have a lot of favorite have a lot of favorite expressions that i use but this expressions that i use but this expressions that i use but this one in particular one in particular one in particular I stand corrected I stand corrected I stand corrected I stand corrected I stand I stand corrected I stand I stand corrected I stand corrected it just means i accept corrected it just means i accept corrected it just means i accept that i have been corrected about that i have been corrected about that i have been corrected about something so let’s say I am something so let’s say I am something so let’s say I am having an argument with a friend having an argument with a friend having an argument with a friend of mine and he says of mine and he says of mine and he says frogs are green and I say no no frogs are green and I say no no frogs are green and I say no no frogs are pink frogs are pink frogs are pink everybody knows frogs are pink everybody knows frogs are pink everybody knows frogs are pink and he says no no there are no and he says no no there are no and he says no no there are no pink frogs there are no pink pink frogs there are no pink pink frogs there are no pink frogs and so he and I are frogs and so he and I are frogs and so he and I are arguing he says frogs are green arguing he says frogs are green arguing he says frogs are green or other colors and I say frogs or other colors and I say frogs or other colors and I say frogs are pink and maybe there are no are pink and maybe there are no are pink and maybe there are no pink frogs I don’t know but pink frogs I don’t know but pink frogs I don’t know but so we go search online because so we go search online because so we go search online because we want to find out the answer we want to find out the answer we want to find out the answer so he thinks he is correct and i so he thinks he is correct and i so he thinks he is correct and i think i am correct think i am correct think i am correct so we go search online are there so we go search online are there so we go search online are there any pink frogs and actually any pink frogs and actually any pink frogs and actually there are some pink frogs there are some pink frogs there are some pink frogs if you didn’t know there are so if you didn’t know there are so if you didn’t know there are so there are some pink frogs and so there are some pink frogs and so there are some pink frogs and so my friend he was looking online my friend he was looking online my friend he was looking online and he says wow I stand and he says wow I stand and he says wow I stand corrected corrected corrected it just means I I admit I was it just means I I admit I was it just means I I admit I was wrong about something like that wrong about something like that wrong about something like that so this is a great way if you’re so this is a great way if you’re so this is a great way if you’re in an argument or a discussion in an argument or a discussion in an argument or a discussion with something with something with something it’s a great way to be humble so it’s a great way to be humble so it’s a great way to be humble so you don’t have to keep fighting you don’t have to keep fighting you don’t have to keep fighting if you really want the truth of if you really want the truth of if you really want the truth of something that’s the most something that’s the most something that’s the most important thing important thing important thing next next next fatherly advice fatherly advice fatherly advice fatherly advice fatherly advice fatherly advice you’ll get something like this you’ll get something like this you’ll get something like this from your mother also but really from your mother also but really from your mother also but really fatherly advice is the big kind fatherly advice is the big kind fatherly advice is the big kind of cultural thing where we’re of cultural thing where we’re of cultural thing where we’re getting advice and information getting advice and information getting advice and information from our dad about you should do from our dad about you should do from our dad about you should do this or you shouldn’t do that this or you shouldn’t do that this or you shouldn’t do that so for many years as I was so for many years as I was so for many years as I was growing up and even now my growing up and even now my growing up and even now my father will give me some advice father will give me some advice father will give me some advice about something i’ll say dad about something i’ll say dad about something i’ll say dad how do you do this or what how do you do this or what how do you do this or what should i do for your business or should i do for your business or should i do for your business or for relationships or other for relationships or other for relationships or other things and then he will give me things and then he will give me things and then he will give me fatherly advice fatherly advice fatherly advice you can call it just regular you can call it just regular you can call it just regular advice but fatherly advice is advice but fatherly advice is advice but fatherly advice is kind of a very specific type of kind of a very specific type of kind of a very specific type of advice where a son or daughter advice where a son or daughter advice where a son or daughter but usually a son receives but usually a son receives but usually a son receives information from his father information from his father information from his father about something so fatherly about something so fatherly about something so fatherly advice advice advice so in the conversation i was so in the conversation i was so in the conversation i was talking with dustin and saying talking with dustin and saying talking with dustin and saying can you give me some fatherly can you give me some fatherly can you give me some fatherly advice or give some fatherly advice or give some fatherly advice or give some fatherly advice to your son advice to your son advice to your son so if you are a father or you so if you are a father or you so if you are a father or you are getting information from are getting information from are getting information from your father or you are asking your father or you are asking your father or you are asking specifically for maybe some help specifically for maybe some help specifically for maybe some help from somebody else that’s an from somebody else that’s an from somebody else that’s an English speaker English speaker English speaker you can say would you give me you can say would you give me you can say would you give me some fatherly advice about some fatherly advice about some fatherly advice about something something something the last one is take the the last one is take the the last one is take the initiative take the initiative initiative take the initiative initiative take the initiative to take the initiative means you to take the initiative means you to take the initiative means you need to be the one to start need to be the one to start need to be the one to start something or you need to be the something or you need to be the something or you need to be the leader leader leader so right now i am taking the so right now i am taking the so right now i am taking the initiative and teaching you initiative and teaching you initiative and teaching you something something something or let’s say you have a group of or let’s say you have a group of or let’s say you have a group of people it’s maybe you’ve seen people it’s maybe you’ve seen people it’s maybe you’ve seen this before in movies you have this before in movies you have this before in movies you have maybe a group of young men and maybe a group of young men and maybe a group of young men and young women young women and they young women young women and they young women young women and they are kind of nervous about are kind of nervous about are kind of nervous about dancing with each other at dancing with each other at dancing with each other at party but one young man he takes party but one young man he takes party but one young man he takes the initiative and walks over the initiative and walks over the initiative and walks over and tries to find one to dance and tries to find one to dance and tries to find one to dance with with with so to take the initiative means so to take the initiative means so to take the initiative means to do something you become the to do something you become the to do something you become the leader leader leader you take the challenge and you you take the challenge and you you take the challenge and you do something first do something first do something first so take the initiative when you so take the initiative when you so take the initiative when you have an opportunity to speak or have an opportunity to speak or have an opportunity to speak or use your English at work or use your English at work or use your English at work or wherever you are wherever else wherever you are wherever else wherever you are wherever else you are take the initiative you are take the initiative you are take the initiative don’t wait don’t sit back don’t don’t wait don’t sit back don’t don’t wait don’t sit back don’t relax take the initiative and go relax take the initiative and go relax take the initiative and go out and get what you want out and get what you want out and get what you want the opportunities are usually the opportunities are usually the opportunities are usually there but you have to take the there but you have to take the there but you have to take the initiative take the initiative initiative take the initiative initiative take the initiative take the initiative in take the initiative in take the initiative in initiative initiative initiative initiative initiative initiative well i hope you enjoyed this well i hope you enjoyed this well i hope you enjoyed this lesson listen carefully go back lesson listen carefully go back lesson listen carefully go back and review these many many times and review these many many times and review these many many times practice using them in your practice using them in your practice using them in your conversations at work in your conversations at work in your conversations at work in your personal life in your writing personal life in your writing personal life in your writing online and then listen carefully online and then listen carefully online and then listen carefully for them as they appear as they for them as they appear as they for them as they appear as they come up in the conversation come up in the conversation come up in the conversation lesson in the master class video lesson in the master class video lesson in the master class video have an excellent day and I will have an excellent day and I will have an excellent day and I will see you next time bye bye”}

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How to Learn English with Movies (New Technique)

Hello everybody. I have a question for you. How do you learn English with movies? When some people try to learn English with movies, they use subtitles. The problem is that when you’re watching a movie with subtitles, you aren’t practicing your listening skills. Instead, you’re practicing your reading skills. This is not what you want. Listening is much more difficult than reading. So when you learn English, you should do more listening than reading. This is why some people watch movies twice. They watch a movie with subtitles first, then they watch the same movie again without the subtitles to practice listening.

Now, this is an effective way to improve your listening, but I think it’s really boring to watch movies twice. So personally, I never use this approach. It’s not for me. So today, I want to share with you a new approach. This approach is pretty effective in improving your listening and vocabulary. And with this approach, you don’t have to watch movies twice.

Are you ready to learn about this approach? Here’s what it is: watching movies with “delayed” subtitles To use this approach, you need a movie player that can delay subtitles. Now, before you watch a movie, turn on the English subtitles and then delay the subtitles for about 2 seconds. This will make the subtitles appear 2 seconds later than usual. Let me show you a movie clip so that you know what it’s like to watch a movie with delayed subtitles. So what you need to do when watching a movie this way? Well, it’s simple. First of all, when you hear an actor speaks, try to listen with full attention.

Don’t worry that you may not understand. You can read the subtitles later when they appear. Now, if you can understand the actor, then don’t look at the subtitles. Read the subtitles only if you don’t understand. If the actor is talking really fast, if you feel like you need more time to read, you can pause the movie before you read the subtitles. Now let me show you another movie clip. This time, try not to read the subtitles unless you don’t understand. Are you ready? Here we go. How did you do? Were you able to understand the clip without reading the subtitles? If you had to read the subtitles, that’s OK. For most English students, movies are really difficult to understand. In fact, even native speakers have trouble understanding movies sometimes.

So in the beginning, you might have to read subtitles almost all the time. That’s OK. Listening is a very difficult skill to improve. So make sure you practice a lot and do it regularly. And over time, your listening and your vocabulary will get better. All right. That was an overview of how to learn English with movies. If you want to start using this technique, there’s some additional information you might need to know first. So if you want to learn more, click here to go to my website to learn more..

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