The Surprising Science Behind the Word ‘Pokémon’

By now, words like “Pokémon,” “karaoke” and “anime” are established terms in modern English. But … are these words English or Japanese? As it turns out, neither! They fall into their own category entirely. “Wasei-eigo” is the Japanese art of making new words out of a combination of existing (usually English) words, and it literally means “Japanese-made English.” Making meaning is never bound by one language. If you like this video, like us on facebook and twitter.


What happens when Japanese try to speak English!

Learning how to speak a new language can be tough. You always end up making a lot of mistakes and sometimes people make fun of you. But if you’re really determined, you’ll get over the embarrasment and have fun learning along the way! These Japanese girls attempting to speak English is just too funny not to share. They may bemaking a lot of mistakes, but their cuteness and awkwardness makes them quite adorable despite everything . You can’t help but fall for their charm.


LOL!! Learn English vocabulary about JOKES: hilarious, dirty joke, LMAO…

What’s the difference between “fun” and “funny”? What do you say when you see something that makes you laugh? What is the difference between “LOL” and “LMAO”? In this interactive video, I’m going to teach you how to talk about jokes and comedy. You will learn many ways to say that you think something is funny or not funny. You will also learn what you can say if you don’t understand a joke. At the end, I will tell you some jokes, and you can practise your new expressions! Don’t forget to take the quiz at the end to check your understanding. http://www.engvid.com/lol-learn-english-vocabulary-about-jokes-hilarious-dirty-joke-lmao/ TRANSCRIPT Hello. My name is Emma, and…