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ENGLISH QUESTIONS for Conversations with Native Speakers

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Do you sometimes have difficulties understanding everything native speakers say? Here I give several useful questions that you can use when you have conversations with people in English, particularly with native speakers. For more English lessons, visit my channel, English with Max. All of the videos are free. These include free English vocabulary videos, English grammar videos, English pronunciation videos, English tips, and English listening practice. This channel aims at helping people learn and improve their English - whether they have been learning English for a while or have recently started. I am a native speaker from Australia. I mainly speak British English. Stalk me! https://www.facebook.com/EnglishWithMax https://twitter.com/EnglishWithMax https://www.instagram.com/englishwithmax/
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English with Max (9 months ago)
Hi guys! I will be doing a LIVE pronunciation class on YouTube tomorrow (Sunday, 1 July) at 8pm Sydney time. The topic is: Words with "x". Jakarta: 5pm Moscow: 1pm Paris/Madrid: 12pm (noon) São Paulo: 7am I hope to see you there!
kundan hukare (21 days ago)
Max you always teach me a lot thank you so much
ALI Y (3 months ago)
please can you give many lessons for english grammar. thanks a lot max
English with Max (3 months ago)
Unfortunately I don't have much time to make videos at the moment, but there are a few grammar videos in my Grammar playlist. ;)
ALI Y (3 months ago)
hi max. i ask my self. why i love this channel. surely. because of you.and give the opportunity to listen a clear and good English accent.
ajith Divakar (4 months ago)
Hi mam i want learn english from you could you pls help.me mam
basicboy production (5 months ago)
Mrs Mark, i have a question "What is the most recommended book to get many expressions ini English?"
English with Max (5 months ago)
Personally I think it's best to learn expressions gradually and in context. I don't think books with lists of expressions are that useful. ;)
Fazlı Durmuş (6 months ago)
Thank you
Long Thanh Nguyen (6 months ago)
Thanks Max!
Pitko Brum (7 months ago)
Thank you Max. You always give the opportunity to listen a clear and good English accent.
MO SH (8 months ago)
Marcelo x (9 months ago)
One thing that would really cool, is you making a video speaking with regular speed, so we can measure our real listening skills. 😘
Marcelo x (9 months ago)
Gracias English with Max, como siempre, todos tus videos son súper útiles. Greetings from 🇨🇱
English with Max (9 months ago)
I've already done a couple ;). This one, for example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksAeZrALn_8 And in the beginning of this one I speak at my regular speed (even though I "occasionally" speak faster in real life): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inuSCkzUvyA
Dema Belka (9 months ago)
Nice lesson, thank you Max. Of course, I'm often making mistakes saying those questions)) Hope, it will help
English with Max (9 months ago)
You're welcome, and thanks for watching!
Vika Mamina (9 months ago)
Thank you very much:)
English with Max (9 months ago)
You're welcome :)
Leila BahariKia (9 months ago)
Hi, thanks a lot. Is there any reason you did not mention "pardon me " in this video?
Leila BahariKia (9 months ago)
English with Max :)) I didn't know that. Thanks 🙏🏻
English with Max (9 months ago)
You're welcome! I suppose because nowadays it's not as common as "(I'm) sorry". But you can use it. For example, used in the right context it can mean: "Can you please repeat that?" However, it's also what we say if we fart or burp ;).
Bogdan Maker (9 months ago)
Arturo Aguilar (9 months ago)
You are the best Max and so pretty
English with Max (9 months ago)
That's very kind of you :).
refaat nazeer (9 months ago)
English with Max , You are very wonderful and nice all time . see you tomorrow by GOD WILLING .
English with Max (9 months ago)
Thank you so much! Hopefully see you soon!
Leo Chong (9 months ago)
Ilove this very helpfeul again.
Excellent video!!
Jooj Als (9 months ago)
Perfcet lesson sweety 🤗keep it up 😩by the way i love your earrings😘
English with Max (9 months ago)
I'm glad you liked it! And thanks! :)
gabrielleconti (9 months ago)
Very useful lesson! Thanks Max!👍
Correctrix (9 months ago)
I find that all that formality makes too much of a fuss about a minor failure to hear something. I’ve never said anything but ‘Say that again’ or ‘Hmm?’ and the right intonation and facial expression avoid all offence. It may be advisable for foreigners to err on the side of politeness though.
English with Max (9 months ago)
Yes, sometimes we do go overboard :). But I agree - I think in general it's good to err on the side of "too polite". I've often had students just use an abrupt "What?" when I know they didn't mean to be rude. And I also err on the politeness side if I don't know the person. :)
Lalkrshna Dhakal (9 months ago)
Good good good I like it
Sunkara Eliya (9 months ago)
What's the difference between I plan to do something and I am planing to do something?
Sunkara Eliya (9 months ago)
No you are not quite right.plan to do means intend to do or expect to do something. If you plan to do some thing means you intend to do something you don't need to put any effort into it.if are planning to do something means you are expecting to do something that means you need to put some effort into it.ex:I plan to go to school tomorrow. I am planning to go to Australia next month.i am planning to build a house here next year.plan on doing something is used especially in the past.i hadn't planned on going anywhere this morning. I hope that helps.
English with Max (9 months ago)
I'd say they're basically the same, but Correctrix is right - "I plan" tends to sound a little more formal and decisive. And normally we say "I'm planning on" instead of "I'm planning to". ;)
Correctrix (9 months ago)
Only ‘I plan to’ is possible for describing your regular plans. For your current plans, either is fine. ‘I plan’ sounds more formal and more decisive to me. Note that ‘planing’ is the present participle of ‘plane’. The participle for ‘plan’ is ‘planning’.
Dan Morales (9 months ago)
😁😁😁😁do you speak spanish
English with Max (9 months ago)
Sí. Viví un año y medio en Madrid. ;)
Correctrix (9 months ago)
She does.
Thiago Oliveira (9 months ago)
Hello Señorita. Thanks for the video. its always good to review some simple sentences. Gracias! Muito Obrigado.
Baatman Abdlmalek (9 months ago)
Hi teacher this lesson very useful thank you so much
Sunkara Eliya (9 months ago)
Keep on making videos like this
Thanks sooo much you're more than amazing
English with Max (9 months ago)
Oh, thank you so much!
Aparecido FERREIRA VAIS (9 months ago)
Hi Max how are you doing Your class is very excellent I learn a lot from your videos You're amazing thanks a lot I hope you have a great weekend my dear teacher
English with Max (9 months ago)
Oh, thank you so much again, Aparecido!
Youssef Mokadem (9 months ago)
That's great , I saw a native American said " my mistake , say again " . They are so direct .
English with Max (9 months ago)
I'm glad you liked it! It can be tricky to teach these things, because the context is often important, as well as your tone of voice. In some conversations it might be appropriate to say things that could be considered too direct in other situations...
Fabio elettrico (9 months ago)
Hi Max. I won't miss your live lesson for nothing in the world. Thanks in advance. Hugs.
Aimanno Mourad (9 months ago)
Congratulations 🎉🎊🎈 on 10, 000 subscribers next year we will congratulate you on one million
English with Max (9 months ago)
Thank you so much! Haha, that might be a bit ambitious, but I hope I can keep making videos :).

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