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Casual Polite Greeting #4 – How’s it going? -by Kathryn Reilly

Hey there! Are you ready for casual polite greeting number 4? Well ready or not, here it comes!

How’s it going?

 How’s it going?: This is another polite greeting which can be used instead of the slightly more formal “How are you?” or “How do you do?”  This is an appropriate greeting for everyone, whether they are younger or older than you.  A very similar phrase to “How’s it going” is “How are you doing?”; the second is considered to be a bit less casual and is often used to greet someone who may be having a difficult time in their lives.  For example, it would be a better choice to use “How are you doing?” when greeting someone who was recently ill or experienced a death in the family.

How's it going

Visit Stack Exchange for some examples of How’s it going? Greeting.

 

Then come on over and have a lesson. We miss you and we want to know, “how’s it going”.

Kathryn Reilly is a veteran English teacher with freelance writing and editing experience. While teaching students from diverse backgrounds and learning abilities, she has created many educational aids and implemented new lessons to enhance their learning experience. She has created online educational tutorials as well as content articles for a variety of clients. 

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“ Gotta Catch ‘Em All!” How The English language acquired its vocabulary. – by Bethany Hall

“ Gotta Catch ‘Em All!” History of how The English language acquired its vocabulary.

-Is it correct to use the Japanese word Pokemon in an English sentence?

Although many people like to be posh about their English, the language is actually made up of many different sources. In history, way back in 450 AD, Germanic tribes, the Angles, the Saxons and the Jutes flooded into England. They gave us some everyday words such as “house” and “loaf”.

In 597 AD, the Romans entered the scene and brought with them Christianity as well as words such as “bishop” and “font”.

In 800 AD, things were really shaken up when the Vikings barged into England. They brought with them some rather violent words such as “ransack” and “die”.

Much to the British Isle’s dismay, William the Conqueror and his Normans arrived on England’s shores in 1026 AD.  His reign brought along words like “judge” and “jury”. The Normans gave us about 10 000 new words as well as a 100 Year War. That led to the English rising to power in England.

 

What about literature?

Thanks to William Shakespeare, English literature’s most beloved writer, the English language has 2000 more words by the year 1616 such as “puppy dog” and the more ominous, “besmirch”.

Again, Literature revolutionized the language with the first edition of the King James Bible published in 1611; making English accessible in the written and spoken form to everyone.

 

And Science?

In the 17th-century scientific terms were added to English. Words such as “acid” and “gravity” helped the common man grasp scientific notions and better understand the workings of the universe.

Armed with science, religion, and literature, the English language ventured to the ends of the earth. In the Caribbean words such as “barbecue” and “canoe” were adopted In India, “yoga” and “bungalow” were added to the English lexicon. English adopted some rather spooky words from Africa such “voodoo” and “Zombie” and some more tame words from Australia such as “boomerang” and “walkabout”.

The inclusion of these foreign words causes some confusion. Thus in 1857, the first Oxford Dictionary was published and has regularly been updated ever since.

 

Yeah but some words are fake!

So now, back to our question; is it correct to use the word Pokemon in English? Well, based on the evidence above, the answer is a resounding yes! English has a history of adopting foreign words (literally) and incorporating them into mainstream English. So fear not Pokemon goers! Even when chasing Venusaur, you are upholding the proud traditions of the complicated language that is English.

 

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How about taking a break from Pokemon to study English? – by Toni Parks

Okay! Okay! I get it. You love Pokemon. It’s addictive!

Consequently, you can’t stop playing. You don’t have to be a kid. Fortunately, Pokemon craze has infiltrated the adult world, as well.

You don’t have to stop. Alternatively, there is a better solution for you. When was the last time you watched the first Pokemon movie? Here it is in English. Pay attention to the English, and as you do so, you will be working on your English listening skills.

This Pokemon listening lesson has 3 parts:

  • 1- Learn about how to build your listening skills.
  • 2-Practice by listening.
  • 3- Complete listening activities.
  • 4- Practice in conversation with your teacher.

Be the best listener, like no one ever was!

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Let’s get started!

Learn

Did you know that watching movies is one of the best ways to build English listening skills? As a matter of fact, you can watch any movie you want. If you are a beginner you should try to pick simple movies. Pokemon is a great choice for beginners and advanced English learners alike.

Here are some tips for getting the most out of your Pokemon listening lesson:

  • Remove all distractions or watch in a quiet place.
  • Prepare yourself to listen by getting relaxed.
  • Try to immerse yourself in the movie. Pretend you are a character.
  • Empathize. Try to recognize the feelings of the characters.
  • Be patient with yourself. If you don’t understand something rewind and listen again. If you don’t know a word, pause and take the time to learn the meaning.
  • Listen to the tone when the ask questions or get excited.
  • Listening and hearing are not the same thing. Take the time to make sure you understand. Try to recognize body language and other nonverbal queues

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That’s enough of me talking. Let’s watch and LISTEN!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPRadNeTOSE

 

Did you enjoy the movie? Have you seen it before? Did you learn about any new Pokemon characters that you didn’t know about before? If your brain is not too tired from listening to English maybe you can watch another one. If it is too tired, come back tomorrow and listen some more.

 

 

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Here’s another one. Enjoy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9xNHKBnJOk

 

Study

We often focus on building our English speaking and conversational skills, but you really can’t speak without listening, can you? At least not very well. Let’s take a look at what kinds of tips the British Council recommends for building your listening skills. Visit British Council now.

Don’t miss the “My Favorite Film” exercise. 

 

Practice

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One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say. - Bryant H. McGill