Apr 20

Forgetting words in your own language (free video lesson)

Chris talks about being a native English speaker and still forgetting about certain words and how to pronounce them:

Anonymous (adjective) /əˈnɒn.ɪ.məs/

Anonymity (noun) /ˌæn.ɒnˈɪm.ə.ti/

 

Apr 11

British English vs American English: Lollipop lady (man) or Crossing Guard

Lollipop lady (or man) vs Crossing Guard (American), thanks to Andria from our English Language Group on Facebook:

Lollipop JPEG

Apr 06

Learn British English Free: Common Hand Gestures (video)

This lesson is about common British hand gestures:
Fingers: index finger; middle finger; ring finger; little finger; thumb
Counting: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10 (no thumb for one; don’t turn fingers around on two)
Thumbs up
Hitchhiking
Beckoning (index finger and all fingers)
OK / perfect (ring gesture)
Stop
Wave (hello / goodbye)

 

Apr 04

Learn British English Free: Vocabulary to Describe Specific Quantities (video)

This lesson is about vocabulary for specific quantities:

one – single (person; travel ticket)

two – pair (socks; trousers), couple (people)

three – trio

six – half a dozen (eggs)

twelve – dozen (eggs; jurors)

thirteen – baker’s dozen

twenty – score

twenty-four – two dozen

one hundred – century (years; runs [cricket]) / a ton (runs [cricket])

one thousand – grand (money)

 

Apr 03

Learn British English Free: 1,000,000 Total Views

1,000,000 total views! Cheers!!

+Learn British English Free on Youtube and Google Plus:

https://www.youtube.com/user/CJWorkman17

 

Learn British English Free 1000000 views JPEG

Apr 03

British English vs American English: Guide Dog (UK) vs Seeing-eye Dog (US)

An original from Jo in our English Language Group on Facebook.

Guide Dog (UK)

Seeing-eye Dog (US)

 

Guide Dog

Apr 03

50,000 Likes for the Facebook British English Page

THANK YOU from the Learn British English page on Facebook.
50,000 likes!!

British English Page 50000 likes JPEG

Mar 25

British English Pronunciation Practice VIII (free video with captions / subtitles)

Free pronunciation practice by Chris of these words:

Decade /ˈdek.eɪd/

Agreed /əˈɡriːd/

Improvise /ˈɪm.prə.vaɪz/

Vomit /ˈvɒm.ɪt/

Impetus /ˈɪm.pɪ.təs/

Debilitating /dɪˈbɪl·əˌteɪ·t̬ɪŋ/

 

Mar 21

British English Pronunciation Practice VII (FREE with captions / subtitles)

Free English pronunciation practice of the following words (by Chris):

Material /məˈtɪə.ri.əl/

Radar /ˈreɪ.dɑːr/

Simultaneous /ˌsɪm.əlˈteɪ.ni.əs/

Vocal /ˈvəʊ.kəl/

Weaker /wiːkə/

Vivacious /vɪˈveɪ.ʃəs/

Overwhelm /ˌəʊ.vəˈwelm/

Vowel /vaʊəl/

Woven /ˈwəʊ.vən/

Viewer /ˈvjuː.ər/

 

Mar 19

British English vs American English (free video lesson): five more words

Please enable English captions to read along:

Iran; Iraq; Barbados; Paprika; Scenario

 

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