Idiom Lesson “For the birds” From Happy English New York!

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English Idiom: For the birds. If something is “for the birds, then it is uninteresting, dull, or stupid. The structure is [something] is for the birds. – That movie was for the birds, don’t bother seeing it. – Yeah, I read that book. It was for the birds. – The carnival had an attraction called “The Snake-man,” but it was …

/I/ Vs. /iy/ Kiss Vs Keys: American English Pronunciation Lesson

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Here’s another classic YouTube English Lesson. The vowel sounds in the words kiss /I/ and keys /iy/ are often difficult to distinguish. Learn how to distinguish and produce these common American English vowel sounds. If you know anyone who might be interested in this English language point, why not help them out! Just share this lesson with them. Thanks for …

Idiom Lesson “Cold Turkey” From Happy English New York!

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Today’s idiom is about quitting a bad habit. If you stop that habit without medical help, or some other assistance, we say you have quit or stopped cold turkey. – John quit smoking cold turkey – Ever since Jane stopped drinking cold turkey, she’s been feeling great. Please be careful of the structure with this idiom. We usually say: Quit [something] …

SH /ʃ/ vs S /s/ Pronunciation – Dangerous English

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Do you have dangerous English? Check out one of my classic YouTube English lessons about pronunciation! I hope you like it…if you do, please take a minute and subscribe to my YouTube Channel! If you know anyone who might be interested in this English language point, why not help them out! Just share this lesson with them. Thanks for studying …