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Hello everyone! Welcome to the LangFocus channel, and my name is Paul. Today we are going to talk about the language of pigeons. Not funny, bro. Sorry, I know that joke isn’t very good, but that’s all I’ve got. Today, I’m going to talk about some special kind of languages, called Pidgins and Creoles. You’ve

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In 2010, orator Hans Teeuwen gave a lecture in London on the topic of speech dysfluencies in the English language. “…if I was in a peculickar- peculiar circumstance- what a -f-caw caw-it language you guys got. …” Hans, a native Dutch speaker, appeared to be slightly frustrated by this peculiar English word, but perhaps he’d

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– Hey guys, what’s up? It’s Gabby Wallace from gonaturalenglish.com. I don’t know about you, but when I do something, I wanna know why I’m doing it. I don’t wanna just do it because somebody told me to do it, like my teacher or my mom. I wanna know the reason why I’m doing something,

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Shalom Alekham Oh *bleep* that’s the wrong *bleep*ing language, isn’t it? I hope nobody heard that ♫♫♫ Hey guys! This is another one of those videos that I filmed for my Japanese channel. A couple of years ago. So, I will be speaking in Japanese in this video But don’t worry. I made English subtitles

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Learning a language ? Have a look at our partner website italki where you can meet language exchange partners for free or learn at home with convenient online lessons. Buy your first lesson and get your second lesson free. Check out the link in the description below. Quiz time: Are the following words Chinese or

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When you take one look at Japanese grammar, pitch accent, and kanji, It’s very easy to come to the conclusion that Japanese is one of the world’s hardest languages to learn from the perspective of an English native speaker. There is something that Japanese has, however, that not many other languages possess, and because of

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An English-speaking Canadian speaking about Hebrew in Japanese. What the fuck is up with that? How are you doing today guys? This is a video that I filmed for a different channel. A Japanese channel. It’s a video about the Hebrew language, but it’s in Japanese. So it might be strange to hear me talking

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Hello everyone and welcome to the Langfocus channel, and my name is Paul. Today this is not a feature video. This is just a special video in which I’m going to make a little announcement and then I’m going to answer some frequently asked questions that a lot of people ask me in the comments

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Bonjour á tous~ Hello everybody~ Today’s topic is… Five… Five steps to learning a new language πŸ™‚ #1 If your language has a new writing system, you have to start with the alphabet. Why?, well… If you’re learning a language like Japanese or Chinese… and you rely on the Romaji and the Pinyin, you are

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Iceland’s ancient language is under threat. From the Internet. – In maybe 20 years, nobody will speak Icelandic anymore. The Icelandic government is spending millions of dollars to keep its language alive. Icelandic citizens are updating their vocabulary with new words. – The Icelandic version of mansplaining is hrútskýring. Mr. Explanation: “I know everything.” And

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