A letter to your friend and a cover letter for a job application are written very differently. Whether you work in business or are taking the general IELTS or CELPIP test, knowing the difference between informal and formal writing is a skill you should have. Watch this writing lesson, take our quiz, and check out our resource page to become a better writer. - Use the resource: http://www.engvid.com/english-resource/formal-informal-english/ - Take the quiz: http://www.engvid.com/writing-letters-formal-informal-english/ http://www.engvid.com/ TRANSCRIPT: Hello, my name is Emma, and in today's lesson we are going to learn about writing. What kind of writing? Writing letters. Okay? So this is important for people who work in business. It's also important for people who like to write letters to their friends maybe or to their grandparents in English. Also, it is very... It is a very useful video for anyone who is taking the general IELTS test. So if you're taking not academic, but general, this is an important video. And also, if you plan to immigrate to Canada and you want to do the Canadian immigration test which is called: "the CELPIP", this video is also... It will also be useful and helpful to you. Okay? So let's get started. What do I mean by "formal" and "informal"? "Informal" means something you would write to your friends, something you would write to your parents, - well, probably your parents unless you're afraid of your parents, then you might be more formal -, your classmates, your coworkers. Okay? So this is... It means it's not formal; it's for people you know well. On the other hand, "formal" English we use with strangers, we use with our boss, in the workplace, we use it in these different ways. So it's the English you really have to think about, whereas informal is kind of the relaxed English. So relaxed, serious. Okay? So, sometimes you will have to write a letter formally, maybe to your boss or your company, other times maybe you're on holiday and you want to write a letter to your friend, you'll use informal English. So what is the difference? Let's see. Informal English uses contractions. What are contractions? "Didn't", "wouldn't", "couldn't", "haven't", "hasn't". So if you see a verb with an apostrophe and then a "t", that is a contraction. Okay? It's very important to know this because in formal writing, you don't use contractions. "Didn't" would be: "Did not". I can write that for you. "Did not". Couldn't: could not, haven't: have not, can't: cannot. Okay? So that's one major difference. Another major difference between formal and informal writing is the use of idioms; the use of certain expressions. If I'm writing to my friend, maybe I'll say: "Oh, you know, I've been very under the weather lately." Meaning: I've been very sick. If I'm writing to my boss, I won't use idioms. If I'm writing a formal letter, I will not use idioms. Those aren't good to use in formal writing. Phrasal verbs, this is another thing we find in informal writing. What is a phrasal verb? It's a verb that has a preposition. Okay? So, for example: "find out", "find" is a verb, "out" is the preposition. "Go" is the verb, "up" is the preposition. So the... The preposition adds a different meaning to the verb. Phrasal verbs are very difficult to learn; we have so many of them in English. My students have told me phrasal verbs are one of the hardest parts of learning English, but it's possible, you can do it.
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Introductory Sociology by Prof. A.K. Sharma, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences,IIT Kanpur.For more details on NPTEL visit http://nptel.iitm.ac.in
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THE MERCHANT OF VENICE by William Shakespeare - FULL AudioBook | Greatest AudioBooks 🌟 S P E C I A L O F F E R 🌟 ► try Audiobooks .com 🎧 for FREE! : http://affiliates.audiobooks.com/tracking/scripts/click.php?a_aid=5b8c26085f4b8 ► S H O P great books & gifts: https://www.amazon.com/shop/GreatestAudioBooks The Merchant of Venice is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1596 and 1598. Though classified as a comedy in the First Folio and sharing certain aspects with Shakespeare's other romantic comedies, the play is perhaps most remembered for its dramatic scenes, and is best known for Shylock and the famous "Hath not a Jew eyes?" speech. Also notable is Portia's speech about "the quality of mercy". The title character is the merchant Antonio, not the Jewish moneylender Shylock, who is the play's most prominent and most famous character. This is made explicit by the title page of the first quarto: The most excellent History of the Merchant of Venice. With the extreme cruelty of Shylock the Jew towards the Merchant.... (Summary adapted from wikipedia.org - attribution: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Merchant_of_Venice&action=history ) ►F A C E B O O K: http://www.Facebook.com/GreatestAudioBooks ►T W I T T E R : https://www.twitter.com/GAudioBooks ► S U B S C R I B E to Greatest Audio Books: http://www.youtube.com/GreatestAudioBooks 🌟 F R E E 30 day Audible Audiobooks Trial: https://amzn.to/2Iu08SE 🌟 B U Y T-SHIRTS & MORE: http://bit.ly/1akteBP - READ along by clicking (CC) for Closed Caption Transcript! - LISTEN to the entire audiobook for free! Chapter listing and length: 0 - Dramatis Personae -- 00:02:27 1 - Act 1 -- 00:25:40 2 - Act 2 -- 00:38:35 3 - Act 3 -- 00:36:50 4 - Act 4 -- 00:26:29 5 - Act 5 -- 00:16:15 Cast: Duke of Venice: Filippo Gioachin Prince of Morocco: Mark F. Smith Prince of Arragon: David Nicol Antonio: David O'Connell Bassanio: mb Salarino: Laurie Anne Walden Salanio: Rosalind Wills Gratiano: David Leeson Lorenzo: Aaron Elliott Shylock: etk Tubal: Carolyn Frances Launcelot Gobbo: L. Lambert Lawson Old Gobbo: David Lawrence Leonardo: Laurie Anne Walden Balthasar: David Lawrence Stephano: Lucy Perry Portia: Arielle Lipshaw Nerissa: Megan Kunkel Jessica: Elizabeth Klett Clerk in court: Ernst Pattynama Portia's servant: Joshua B. Christensen Narrator: Dennis Sayers Audio edited by: Elizabeth Klett #audiobook #audiobooks #freeaudiobooks #greatestaudiobooks #book #books #audiobook #audiobooks #freeaudiobooks #greatestaudiobooks Total running time: 2:26:16 Read by In addition to the reader, this audio book was produced by: Dedicated Proof-Listener: lomond Meta-Coordinator/Cataloging: Kristin Hughes, Elizabeth Klett This video: Copyright 2018. Greatest Audio Books. All Rights Reserved. Audio content is a Librivox recording. All Librivox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer visit librivox.org. Disclaimer: As an Amazon Associate and an affiliate with other select companies we earn from qualifying purchases. Your purchases through affiliate links help to generate revenue for this channel. Thank you for your support.
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In the spirit of Thanksgiving, this timely and insightful forum moderated by Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Director Kevin Gover (Pawnee/Comanche) focuses on topical issues of reconciliation and highlights national apologies made to Native peoples. The symposium covers the eloquent apology issued in June 2008 by the Canadian government for the abuse and cultural loss suffered by Aboriginal peoples in Canada's residential schools. It includes a presentation on the Native American Apology Resolution recently passed in the United States Senate as well as an examination of reconciliation efforts in Guatemala. A wrap-up speaker considers the issues involved in apologies and reconciliation processes in a broad scope. Concluding with panel discussion and questions from the audience, Harvest of Hope seeks a deeper, more inclusive understanding of our national narratives and the experiences of the Native peoples of the Americas. In Part 4, Phil Fontaine gives a talk entitled, "The Apology Breakthrough: Now What?" Chief Phil Fontaine (Sagkeeng First Nation) is a dedicated and highly respected leader in Canada. He has been instrumental in facilitating change and advancement for First Nations people from the time he was first elected to public office as Chief, at the young age of twenty-eight. He is a proud member of the Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba and still plays an active role in the support of his community. In the early 1980s he was elected to the position of Manitoba Regional Chief for the Assembly of First Nations. When his term expired in 1991, he was elected Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs where he served three consecutive terms. He played a key role in the development of Manitoba's Framework Agreement Initiative and in the defeat of the Meech Lake Accord, and signed an Employment Equity Agreement with thirty-nine federal agencies. In 1997 he stepped onto the national stage where he was elected to the highest elected position in First Nations politics, National Chief. He is now serving an unprecedented third term in office. His list of accomplishments as National Chief include signing the Declaration of Kinship and Cooperation of the Indigenous and First Nations of North America; being the first Indigenous leader to address the Organization of American States; leading the successful resolution and settlement of the 150-year Indian residential school tragedy; the Making Poverty History Campaign; lobbying for the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People; and negotiating a fair and just process for the settlement of specific land claims. National Chief Fontaine has received many awards and honors for his work, including four honorary degrees and membership in the Order of Manitoba. This symposium took place in the Rasmuson Theater of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC on November 13, 2008.
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In this presentation from the 2012 APA/Clark University Workshop for High School Teachers, Nancy Budwig, PhD, associate provost, dean of research and professor of psychology at Clark University, discusses ideas surrounding how young people learn. Specifically, she addresses the shift taking place in learning science, to a more interdisciplinary approach that combines behaviorism, cognition, and constructivism. She highlights a new-found focus on critical thinking and the role played by motivation in learning. In her talk, Budwig utilizes some specific research on how infants learn the complexity of language. This video was supported by a grant from the American Psychological Foundation, thanks to generous support from Lee Gurel, PhD.
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Get one month's free trial at http://www.pictureboxfilms.com now. Watch now, and check out exclusive bonus content! http://bit.ly/PBBluesBrothers Or join in the conversation on Facebook @PictureBox and Twitter @PictureBoxFilms Two brothers take on "a mission from God" to save the Catholic orphanage in which they grew up from closure, by reforming their old band while being pursued by the police. A top-notch comedy with some of the greatest stars of R&B including James Brown, Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles calling in for a song, this briefcase full of blues is the ultimate feelgood road-trip with the word 'legendary' written all over it.
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Important information for students entering the University of Georgia who intend to pursue an AB degree (Bachelor of Arts) in the Franklin College.
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On Thursday November 8th & Friday November 9th 2012 the Symposium on Diversity in LIS Education provided focused discussion on preparing all LIS students to be ready to design and deliver inclusive services to diverse populations in the Information Age. --- Dr. Denice Adkins, Dr. Mega Subramaniam, Amani Ayad, Dr. Julie Park Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/Bgzo/
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In the spirit of Thanksgiving, this timely and insightful forum moderated by Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Director Kevin Gover (Pawnee/Comanche) focuses on topical issues of reconciliation and highlights national apologies made to Native peoples. The symposium covers the eloquent apology issued in June 2008 by the Canadian government for the abuse and cultural loss suffered by Aboriginal peoples in Canada's residential schools. It includes a presentation on the Native American Apology Resolution recently passed in the United States Senate as well as an examination of reconciliation efforts in Guatemala. A wrap-up speaker considers the issues involved in apologies and reconciliation processes in a broad scope. Concluding with panel discussion and questions from the audience, Harvest of Hope seeks a deeper, more inclusive understanding of our national narratives and the experiences of the Native peoples of the Americas. In Part 6, Victor Montejo gives a talk entitled "From Bartolomé de las Casas to President Clinton: Apologies, Reconciliation, and Reparation in Guatemala." Victor Montejo (Jakaltek Maya) is a professor and past chair of the Native American Studies Department at the University of California, Davis. He was born in Jacaltenango, Huehuetenango, Guatemala. His first language is Jakaltek-Maya or popb'al ti'. He received his M.A. from the State University of New York and his Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut. Montejo was formerly Minister of Peace in the Guatemalan Republic. He also served as a member of the Guatemalan National Congress from January 2004 to January 2008. Montejo is the author of numerous books about Maya history and culture. His work centers on Maya cultural revitalization, the impact of Guatemala's civil war on Maya communities, and the transnational Maya diaspora as a consequence of the war. Montejo's books include Sculpted Stones; Testimony: Death of a Guatemalan Village; The Bird Who Cleans the World and Other Mayan Fables; Voices from Exile: Violence and Survival in Modern Maya History; and Maya Intellectual Renaissance: Identity, Representation, and Leadership. This symposium took place in the Rasmuson Theater of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC on November 13, 2008.
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LCol Grenier's presentation to the October 2013 RCMI Roundtable on PTSD.
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