104 – Some vs Something – Confusing Words Lesson

104 - Some vs Something - Confusing Words Lesson

Would you like some cookies?

Some and something are similar words, but we use them differently in English. For today’s English lesson, I’m going to show you how you can use these words in your English writing and conversation

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Here are the example sentences:

Using some:

  • I saw some people who were drinking coffee in the park this morning.
  • I have some cookies. Would you like one?
  • Whenever I need some advice, I can always ask my mom

Using something:

  • I want something cold to drink. Not, I need something drink….
  • I saw something interesting in the news this morning. Not, I saw something news…
  • I’m looking for something for my sister for her birthday.
Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
  • Jenny is trying to organize her photos
Today’s listening challenge:
  • What does Jack want to do? When is he going to do it?

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65 – Using IT – English Pronoun Lesson

65 - Using IT - English Pronoun Lesson

It is a useful pronoun in English because it can be used to talk about the weather, time, and distance. There are also some situations where we can use it to talk about people. For today’s English conversation, let’s have a look at using it.

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Here are the example sentences:
  • I lost my book. Have you seen it?
  • I was in a place called Oyster Bay. Have you ever heard of it?
  • Star Wars is an amazing movie. I have seen it many times.
  • Anything tastes better deep fried, doesn’t it?
  • I ate everything she served. It was delicious.
  • Nothing happened yesterday, did it?
  • It’s such a nice day today.
  • It looks like rain. I’d better take my umbrella.
  • It’s five o’clock. Let’s go home.
  • What time is it?
  • It’s three thousand miles from New York to California.
  • Jane: Who’s on the phone?
  • Jenny: It’s Ann. Do you want to talk to her?
  • Look at that table over there! I think it’s Johnny Depp!
  • “Do you have any more wine?” “I’m sorry, no. That’s it.”
  • “Let’s see she said we will pass a brown house and then a white house and then see her house. That’s it! It’s next to the white house.
Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
  • The party Michael had for his friend turned out ok, even though there were some problems with the low turnout of people and the caterer didn’t deliver all of the food.
Today’s listening challenge:
  • How did Michael find out about Oyster Bay?
  • Does he like it there?

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42 – Four Ways To Use Enough – English Grammar Lesson

Episode 42 - Four Ways To Use Enough - English Grammar Lesson

Her apartment isn’t big enough!

Enough is a versatile word in English because it can be used as a determiner, a pronoun, an adjective, and an adverb. For today’s English lesson, let’s check out how to use enough in everyday English conversation.

Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
  • Jack likes to drink beer, and Jim likes booze.
  • Jim drinks more than Jack. Jim can drink jack under the table.
Today’s listening challenge:
  • How do you think Jane feels about her apartment? Why?

Please feel free to write your answers in the comment box below.

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