Category: English Usage

Posted about the different ways that we use English in various situations. They contain not only grammar, but also vocabulary and lexis as well.


“How To Talk So That People Will Listen”… (The English Lesson)

An English lesson made about one of the most popular TED talks of all time.  “How To Talk So That People Will Listen”


“Looks” vs “Looks Like” – Today’s Tid-Bit

Learn the Difference In Meaning And Usage Between the stative verb “Looks” and the comparative phrase “Looks Like” – GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!


“Why Don’t You…?” – Question or Advice? – Closet Classics #4

Learn about the phrase “Why Don’t You…?” for offering advice, why it is not polite, and some possible alternatives – GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!


Adding Emphasis – English Usage

A Quick Video Lesson On How To Add Emphasis In Spoken English – Get Some English Usage Lessons Here On GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!


“Today’s Tid-Bit” – Advertisement vs Commercial (“This” vs “That”)

“Today’s Tid-Bit” – “Advertisement” vs “Commercial” – Learn the similarities & differences between these terms and how they are used – GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!


Much, Many, and A Lot Of – English Usage

The Use of “Much”, “Many”, & “A Lot Of” with Countable and Un-Countable Nouns. Explanations, Examples & Video to Help you learn this English Usage Topic.


Saying Hello (Greetings) – English Usage

Saying, “Hello” – An English Usage lesson on common (informal) greetings like, “What’s Up?” / “How’s It Goin’?” / “How You Doin’?” & how to respond to them.

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