How do you say it in English?

How do you say it in English?

is one of the most important phrases for beginners.

Look at these two phrases:

How to say … ?
How do you say … ?

Many people use the top one but it is wrong. The bottom one is correct.

Learning language – Starting to Learn a Language

When you start to learn a language, you should start to use it use it straightaway. You will often say “How do you say … ?” because because you need to know how to say many things. Look at the video. It is a video of a guy learning Hebrew. Note how often he says:

How do you say … ?

Guy: Ok We are in Jaffa. I am going to have a Hebrew lesson today with …

Woman: Mayan.

Guy: With Mayan. Mayan is Iraqi.

Woman: (laughs)

Guy: Ok so. Shalom. What does “shalom” mean?

Woman: It means “hello”.

Guy: How do you say “how are you?”?

Woman: (Hebrew)

Guy: So if a guy is asking a girl, how do you say it?

Woman: (Hebrew)

Guy: Alright. How do you say “you are beautiful”.

Woman: (Hebrew)

Guy: No .. that’s not .. So if you ever see her on the street, you say (Hebrew).

Woman: Yes.

Guy: Alright. What does “zababa” mean?

Woman: It means “Chill out!”Everything is cool.

Guy: Challack?! That is not a word in English.

Woman: Yeah, it is. Chill out!

Guy: How do you say “what is your name?“?

Woman: When you say it to a boy, you say: (Hebrew). When you say it to a girl, you say: (Hebrew).

Guy: Yeah. I am never going to learn that. OK. How do you say “good morning”?

Woman: (Hebrew)

Guy: How do you say “good night”?

Woman: (Hebrew)

Guy: How do you say “thank you”?

Woman: (Hebrew)

Guy: How do you say “thank you very much?”?

Woman: (Hebrew)

Guy: How do you say “how much?”?

Woman: (Hebrew)

Guy: How do you say “good evening”?

Woman: (Hebrew)

Guy: How do you ask somebody “Are you single?”?

Woman: (Hebrew)

Guy: Say it again.

Woman: (Hebrew)

A Third Person: Are you free?

Guy: What does does (Hebrew) mean?

Woman:It means you are really beautiful.

Guy: OK that is my lesson ion Hebrew. Stay tuned.

Links

Link to Easy English Audio phrases

Link to a Hebrew lesson

Link to a Conversation with an Israeli Guy

Link to Tips for Learning Languages

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9 Responses to “How do you say it in English?”

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  1. Eric Roth says:

    Learning how to ask is often the most important skill!

    Thank you for sharing this clear, sometimes delightful video. Well done!

  2. rana sarfraz ali says:

    yes i want learn english spoken course

    thanks for reply

  3. mali says:

    “sabbaba” = great, fantastic

  4. mohamed says:

    wonderful

  5. jassim says:

    I would like to say I learn so much from you
    please accept my regards

  6. Hyder says:

    Learning process must be continued in any age !

  7. hapez says:

    It is nice…

  8. Rafique Halo says:

    It’s very good for me.

    Thanks a lot.

    RHaLo

  9. rachmad says:

    nice practice

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