Conversation Skills - Giving your opinion

http://www.engvid.com/ If someone asks you your opinion, don't say "so-so", or maybe. Tell the person how you feel. In this lesson, learn how to give your opinion! Don't be shy! http://www.engvid.com/conversation-skills-giving-your-opinion/


Hello. Welcome to the lesson of giving your opinion. My name is Ronnie. Do me a favor. Go to YouTube. Go to my page, EnglishLessons4U, and subscribe to my channel. Watch out for imitators. I'm the real deal. Be careful. I'm going to teach you guys how to give your opinion. Now, you might think, "Ronnie, I already know how to give my opinion." If someone says, "Hey, do you like pizza?" And I say, "It's so-so." Your opinion is "so-so"? Guess what, that's a really bad answer. So I want to teach you some techniques to continue a conversation when you have to give your opinion. This happens all the time. Maybe you went to a new restaurant or you saw a movie or you went to a new pub or bar or restaurant and you want to tell people, "Oh, my god, it was great! I went to the new restaurant that opened up." And your friend says, "How was it?" And you say, "Okay." What kind of answer is "okay"? Was it good? Was it bad? Did you get diarrhea? Did you like it? What did you eat? So when someone asks you your opinion, instead of giving short, one-word answers -- "Yes." "I liked it." "It was great." -- you need to expand, and you need to give more information.

Here is a list of things that you should not say when someone asks your opinion. -"So? How was the movie?" -"So-so." What the hell does "so-so" mean? "So" means "yes" and "no" at the same time? If someone said to me, "It's so-so", I think it's bad. Don't say that. Maybe your friend and you saw the same movie, and someone asks your friend, "Hey, how was the movie?" Your friend said, "Well, it was a little boring, and there wasn't a lot of action. I didn't really like it that much." The conversation naturally would go to you, and you'd go, "Same." Same what? Please don't do this. It's so frustrating when you're trying to have a conversation with someone. Don't say "same". You are an individual. Please give the person your opinion. You can say something like, "Well, I agree. It was boring, but..." -- add your own spice of life; add your own opinion. So instead of saying "same", you can say, "I agree", and then add your information. The next one. Now, if you're a little shy, and someone offers you something, for example, "Would you like to have free English lessons?" "Sure" is a good answer. But if you're giving your opinion, for example, "Did you like the new restaurant that you went to last night?" "Sure." "Sure" is a really, really bad answer. What, again, you want to do is expand in your answer. This is the worst thing you can say if someone asks you your opinion or if they ask you a question about something. As an example, someone might say, -"Ronnie, are you from Canada?" -"Of course." "Well, excuse me for asking." You only are going to use "of course" if someone has asked you a very, very stupid question or a question that they already know the answer to. As an example, you could say, "Ronnie, you're from Canada. Do you have red hair?" And I'd say, "Of course I do. You can see it." So when you answer "of course", it does not mean the same as "yes". "Of course" is a very, very rude way to answer someone's question if they ask you something. So please be very careful of this.

"Are you enjoying your English lessons?" "Of course!" Good answer. "Maybe." "Do you like Ronnie, teacher?" "Maybe." Maybe? What does "maybe" mean? So "maybe", "sure ", "same", "so-so" -- garbage. Don't use them. "Maybe" -- are you not going to tell me the answer? Is it a secret? Don't say "maybe". Another one that a lot of you guys say is unnecessary unless you want to exaggerate something. So let's say, again, that you went to a new pizza shop, and you ordered some really spicy pasta -- at a pizza store. That's okay. So you get the pizza or the pasta; it's really spicy, and you eat it, and your friend goes, "Hey how's your spicy pasta?" You're going to say, "It's spicy." You do not need to say, "It's spicy for me" because you are the one talking. So you can just say, "It's spicy." Now, the way that we would use this correctly is to exaggerate something. Example: If you're having pasta that's really, really spicy, and your friend is having the same pasta dish, maybe your friend is eating it and goes, "This is not spicy for me." You're exaggerating that one is spicy and one isn't. So you're eating it; you're dying; you're crying; your face is turning red; you say, "God, this is spicy." Your friend's, like, "This isn't spicy for me." So you're exaggerating your point. Be careful about this one.

So these ones: Don't use them. This one: Only if you're exaggerating a point. These -- are the good ones. These are the good guys. These ones don't exist anymore.

Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 554,357
Добавлено: 1 год
Длительность: 11:25
Комментарии: 857

Тэги для этого Видео:  

Найти больше видео в категории: "Education"
Видео загрузил: EnglishLessons4U - Learn English with Ronnie! [engVid]
Показать больше видео, загруженных EnglishLessons4U - Learn English with Ronnie! [engVid]

Похожие видео:

How to write a basic paragraph
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 362078
http://www.engvid.com/ A writing lesson for absolute beginners! Here are four very basic rules you must follow when writing simple paragraphs....
What the hell is Halloween?
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 125876
http://www.engvid.com/ Why am I dressed like a frog? Watch this video and find out! Halloween is a very very old tradition that dates back to a...
OLD SCHOOL Vocabulary...too formal!
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 318259
http://www.engvid.com/ I exited the building = very strange English! I shall teach you = very old-fashioned English! I joined the BBQ = WHAT???...
Pronunciation - V & W
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 289188
http://www.engvid.com/ "Do you know how to say the 'w' sound in English correctly? A lot of students mix up the 'v' and 'w' sounds in English. It's...
English Vocabulary - In the bedroom...
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 451027
http://www.engvid.com/ Let's go into the bedroom... and learn some new words there! I'm going to teach you lots of bedroom vocabulary: simple words...
Speaking English - Going to the dentist
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 215653
http://www.engvid.com/ Do you hate going to the dentist? I LOVE going to the dentist! The dentist is a doctor for your teeth. In this English...
When NOT to use 'to' in English - Grammar
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 539565
http://www.engvid.com/ "I'm going to home" or I'm going to home"? "I'm going to school" or "I'm going to school?" Why do we use 'to' with some...
Improve your conversation skills with WH questions
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 467507
http://www.engvid.com/ Where did you go? Who did you go with? Learn how to keep a conversation going by using who, what, when, where, why, and how!...
Phrasal Verbs in Daily English Conversations
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 1057120
In this English lesson, you will learn how to use certain phrasal verbs in common daily conversations. The two dialogues contain several verbs...
Money slang in English $$$
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 131500
http://www.engvid.com/ Money, money, money! I'm going to teach you some vocabulary and slang to talk about MONEY in English! Cash, bills, coins,...
Basic English Grammar - TOO MUCH, TOO MANY, A LOT OF
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 361307
http://www.engvid.com/ I have too much homework. You can never have too much money! I have a lot of lessons! In this grammar lesson, I will teach...
Slang in English - CHILL - "chill out", "let's chill"...
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 272768
http://www.engvid.com/ I'm just chillin'. Let's chill tonight. He is chill. I am chilly. What the hell does all of this mean??? Learn how to use...
How to change a verb into a noun!
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 330266
http://www.engvid.com/ With the simple addition of '-ment' or '-ion' to a verb, it becomes a noun! Learn how to change a verb into a noun in this...
Basic MATH vocabulary in English
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 245103
http://www.engvid.com/ Math Vocabulary! If I add 7 and 3, I get 10, but in English, we have different words for each mathematical operation -- and...
6 Confusing Words: fun & funny, famous & popular, surprise & shock
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 363792
http://www.engvid.com/ If I go to an amusement park, it is fun or funny? Is George W. Bush famous or popular? Was the dead animal I saw a surprise...
How to pronounce 'H' in English -- not 'A' or 'R'!
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 243936
http://www.engvid.com/ Do you have problems saying H in English? Do you mix up the R, A, and H sounds? Learn how to say H words and distinguish...
Good Manners: What to Say and Do (Polite English)
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 271472
http://www.engvid.com/ Learning English? Then you must learn about English culture and etiquette too. I'll tell you the one secret you MUST know to...
Tenses in English - Future or Present Continuous?
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 304963
http://www.engvid.com/ "I am going to go home." or "I am going home."? What is the difference between the future "to be going to" and the present...
10 WORK Expressions in English
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 330235
http://www.engvid.com/ What does it mean to be overworked? Are you a workaholic? Do you easily get worked up over nothing? In this English lesson,...
Conversation Skills - How to avoid a conversation!
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 235073
http://www.engvid.com/ What if you DON'T want to have a conversation? How can you STOP talking with someone annoying? What can you do to AVOID...
Speaking English: How to say P, F, B, V
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 167794
http://www.engvid.com/ Do you want to sound like a native speaker? Practice your pronunciation with me! P, F, B, and V can be difficult to...
5 conversation phrasal verbs you need to know
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 309717
http://www.engvid.com/ These 5 phrasal verbs are used every day by native speakers to help them "catch up" with friends and "work out" problems at...
Learn Grammar: Negative Questions in English
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 149946
Do you want to learn English? Don't you want to learn English? Negative questions can be very confusing, even for native speakers. In this lesson,...
How to improve your English speaking skills
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 761879
In this video, I explain how to improve your English speaking skills. I give you a list in reverse order of English speaking tips starting with the...
Learn English: Does the C sound like S or K?
Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг Рейтинг 
Просмотров: 115331
If you can't hear English around you every day, knowing how to say new words can be very difficult! There are so many words that begin with C in...


Автор Alexandra Vladimirovna (8 месяцев)
Ronnie, you're amazing! Thanks so much! It was really interesting >:DDDD

Автор Gerson Carvalho (4 месяца)
Ronnie, How is going? Are you ok? I hope so.
I'm fan of you utterly. The way you explain the English language is clear
and attractive. I imagine how good you are. Ta ta bye now.

Автор Thao Truong Tô Huong (3 месяца)
I really enjoy your lesson and I like your voice

Автор Annabel Martínez Zamora (3 дня)
Thank you for your videos! They are very useful to prepair my ACLES exam. I
like very much your spontaneous and expressive way to explain the items and
the variety of the subjects offered in your channel.
¡Saludos desde España!

Автор sameh ahmed (7 дней)
you are so skillful so I have enjoyed your lessons . I am an English
teacher from Egypt and I am trying to improve my pronunciation .

Автор businessman549 (5 дней)
Who made subtitles to this video? Some words are strange.

Автор Simon Schrammel (22 дня)
Hey Ronnie

I'm watching your stuff and am very well entertained and amused. I'm a 37
years old software architect from Switzerland and visited my friend in
Canada about 4 years ago. Keep on going to post sucht entertaining stuff.
I'll watch it!

Автор alt0v14 (3 месяца)
баба дело говорит, я пошел и подписался, че мне жалко?

Автор Mohammed Aleemuddin (1 месяц)
best teacher ever seen

Автор nadia nadoush (2 месяца)
too spicy for me !

Автор David Byun (8 дней)
You are actually the best teacher ever seen. 

Автор Caroline Sauma (7 дней)
you are the best teacher ever seen.

Автор Oscar Daniel Vásquez Chamorro (22 дня)
I really enjoyed this english class! It is adorable the way you teach. 

Автор Maiwand Habibi (1 месяц)
Hi dear Ronnie, I'm new comer to Canada. I live in Toronto ON. It gunna be
so kind of you if you give me a chance of meeting you. I personally follow
your lessons on regular basis, It's worth mentioning that your teaching
method is really really wonderful. Once again kindly do consider us for the
meeting. Best regards MD

Автор Ricardo Palacios (23 дня)
This class was really interesting in the good way. Ronnie, you are a great

Автор Antri Parto (4 месяца)
Conversation skills - giving your opinion

Автор hushamism (18 дней)
really I like you. I am from IRAQ.

Автор abderrahmane kanaoui (21 день)
It was interesting I like it

Автор adnan alhomsi (13 дней)
ok ronnie let's catch up for a beer hahahha

Автор عزيز الروح (3 месяца)
hi I am from saudi arabia 

Автор Ena Deyla Bolaina Lorenzo (1 месяц)
i think this video was interesting and very useful for english student like

Автор chris dunn (1 месяц)
so naive and innocent, "worm regards" ;))

Автор Rodolfo Alfonso (1 месяц)
Youre my favorit english teatcher and I will buy you any Beer you want. My
favorit is Guinness, and which are yours?
(The beginner)

Автор MASHAEL MSK (1 месяц)
i like the way you teaching you make me laugh haha and i learned from your
video . thank you 

Автор Kim Hj (25 дней)
Ronnie~ thank you. you are very very very coooooooool!!

Автор Tiaggo Tiaggo (29 дней)
I thought it was really good but I did not find the quiz =(

Автор Basraoy Boss (1 месяц)
Hi Ronnie,
Would you please tell us how to use a and the. Also, if it possible how to
use of, on, at, for.
Worm Regards

Автор Lilli Dibattista (27 дней)
Best lessons for me thanks

Автор igor shvets (1 месяц)
well, i used to have a colleague who always responded "of course" as if he
knew everything. i hated him

Автор Valo Rising (1 месяц)
Really interesting to learn by this way. But I'm still looking for someone
who can talking with me to pratice the lessons... Looking for your

Автор انس محمد (4 месяца)
Ronnie is the best teacher I have ever seen in my life

Автор nane zewde (4 месяца)
It was interesting 😁

Автор eby saju (7 дней)

Автор Pat kangwanpanich (1 месяц)
Ronnie, you're amazing. Fun and useful as always.

Автор Ismael Leguia Valencia (2 месяца)
Hi Ronnie, many thanks for your lessons, they are very interesting to me, I
writed it well?-- I´d like to know if I can write ¨more or less¨ instead so
so? Thanks for your answer !

Автор Shawn Gao (4 месяца)
This video is very interesting! :)

Автор Tuấn Ct (2 месяца)
Thanks Ronnie you was pushed me back my passion :)

Автор heba zidan (1 месяц)
U r so intelligent teacher Ronnie. I like ur teahing methods and
techniques. I wish u visit Egypt to know each other.

Автор J. Augusto (1 месяц)
Really really interesting! :D

Автор Nazar Ripey (1 месяц)
ronnie is the best teacher

Автор leakhena kim (4 месяца)
it was interesting :D

Автор Cleide dos Santos (4 месяца)
I liked very much! Thank you!

Автор pradeep kumar Hajnale (2 месяца)
it's interesting lessons, i am really like the way of teaching which you
follow some more interesting action movements 

Автор Yeilen Perez (1 месяц)
You're the best!!!

Автор kaled maa (2 месяца)
thank you for efforts

Автор joao pedro souza mattos (6 месяцев)
"It was interesting!!" Verry Awesome! thank you for this class. I think
you're a great teacher and very funny to, I enjoy seeing your videos.

Автор Alisher Toirjonov (3 месяца)
Hi Ronnie you are perfect, I watch your video lessons, I hope I'll meet you

Автор joshua rennie (12 дней)
thank u

Автор Chafika Bo (2 месяца)
It was so so, haha, no no, no no Roonnie, you are amazing so so.

Автор Nay Tha (4 месяца)
Ronnie, it's really really interesting for me. You're a good teacher.

Вставка видео:


Поиск Видео

Top Видео

Top 100 >>>


Seo анализ сайта