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How To Pronounce the “UL” Sound

Pronunciation Practice Words Ending with the…“ul” Sound… For Beginners Not all words with these endings have the “ul” sound… But some do, with exceptions, of course… Especially with the ending “ol” “Cholesterol” for instance sounds very different than “symbol.” So, yes there are exceptions and that goes for… ul el le il al ol(sometimes)

There is / There are | What’s the Difference? | A Simple Guide

There is / There are | What’s the Difference? | A Simple GuideThere is vs There are…
What’s the Difference?
When we use “There is”
It’s usually followed by the singular article “a”
Ex:There is a marker.
Or, There is a pencil.
We can even use there is with an uncountable group.
Ex: There is an army of ants.
Ex:There is a group of people.

From Yoshino to Izumi City, Costco / 吉野町から和泉市、コストコまで

#吉野町 #和泉市 #コストコ #izumicity #yoshinocho #nara
The drive starts in Yoshino-Cho, Nara, and continues to Gojo onto the Keinawa Expwy to the Costco in Izumi City, Osaka.
We just decided to take a quick drive out there to top off the last days of our winter break! And, get the kids some Costco pizza!

Thank to @googleearth : https://earth.google.com/studio/
Camera Used: Apple iPhone 13, mounted.

Speaking Practice 4.2.6 English Conversation

Speaking Practice 4.2.6 English Conversation

Do you want to be able to speak English fluently? If so, try reading aloud next to the audio! If you practice repeatedly, the phrases and words you remember will start to come out naturally.
Try on some headphones while you sleep.

Welcome to AmScen’s International Weekend Classes

Welcome to AmScen’s International Weekend Classes

Welcome to AmScen’s
International Weekend Classes
AmScenのインターナショナルウィークエンドクラスへようこそ!
ビギナー
ナチュラル英語習得クラス
1年生、2年生、3年生

グローバルリーナー
ナチュラル英語習得クラス
4年生、5年生、6年生

自然言語習得活動には以下が含まれています。
読む、書く、聞く — 歌、物語、絵は全て英語で教えます。
ゲームの代わりに、実践的な言語活動を行います。
子供たちの「学習の楽しさを発見する」を手助けします。
私たちのインターナショナルウィークエンドクラスは、毎週が新しい冒険です!

-ible or -able Prefixes

-ible or -able Prefixes

Words that end with
-able & -ible
Some words end with -able or -ible.
When they are added as suffixes… they change the word’s meaning.
Both of these suffixes mean…“able to be,” “capable of being,”…
“likely to,” “worthy of being,” …“fit for,” or “tending to.”
keep that in mind as we go through each word and …add either the -able or
-ible suffixes…

Adjectives Ending in -d,-ed,-ied

Adjectives Ending in -d,-ed,-ied

When verbs become adjectives that end in -d,-ed,-ied.
From verbs to adjectives
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@The American School Of English , International
@Abroad in Japan

Wasei Eigo – Avoid These Phrases

Wasei Eigo – Avoid These Phrases

In this video, we’ll share 4 common Wasei Eigo phrases that you should avoid. By learning to avoid these phrases, you’ll improve your English skills fast! If you’re struggling with English, then you need to watch this video! We’ll share some common WASEI-EIGO phrases that you should avoid in order to improve your English skills as quickly as possible. By learning to avoid these phrases, you’ll be on your way to speaking and understanding English like a pro! 和製英語 Don’t Say “Price Up” or “Price Down” or even “Price Cut” All of those Phrases are out of order and just PLAIN WRONG! Instead, use these phrases…

What’s Wrong With The English Education In Japan

What’s Wrong With The English Education In Japan

In this video, we’re going to take a look at English education in Japan and what’s wrong with it. We’ll discuss why English education in Japan is struggling, and offer some solutions.

If you’re a teacher or student in Japan, then you need to watch this video! We’ll discuss the problems with English education in Japan and offer solutions that will help you and your classmates succeed. Thanks for watching!
日本の英語教育のどこが悪い?

An all too familiar topic…
for us native English teachers
おなじみのトピック…
私たちネイティブの英語教師にとって
Look, in short, English education in Japan is horrible.
要するに、日本の英語教育はひどいものです。
I’ll start with a basic, empirical analysis of the problem! The kids in grade school skip phonics as a WHOLE and are pushed into a world of nonsensical English phrases that native speakers DO NOT USE.
問題の基本的な経験的分析から始めましょう! 小学校の子供たちは、フォニックスを丸ごとスキップし、ネイティブ スピーカーが使用しない無意味な英語のフレーズの世界に押し込まれます。

Article by Japan Today: https://japantoday.com/category/featu…