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STOP saying I DONT LIKE IT: Polite Advanced English Vocabulary with Английский subtitles   Complain, DMCA
  

I'm Vanessa from SpeakEngli­shWithVane­ssa.com\n

But if you don't, here are some ways you can\n

One of the most important speaking tools is\nhow to be polite.

But, it's easy to be polite when you're having\n

It's a little bit harder to be polite when\n

There's a famous proverb, and maybe it's the\n

nice to say, don't say anything at all.

I think every parent or teacher has said this\na million times.

But the truth is sometimes we need to say\nsomet­hing negative.

Sometimes you have to say that you don't like\n

So today, I'm here to help you politely talk\n

We're going to talk about 20 expression­s that\n

I thought about this lesson topic because\n

to hear a Southern woman say, "Bless your\nhear­t.

This sounds like a positive thing, right?

This is coded Southern language.

It really means, "Oh, you\'re not so smart.

So for example, if I give a Southern woman\n

cookies are awful, she might say to me, "Oh,\nyou made these?

It means that you're a nice person, but you're\n

Now, I don't recommend you use this expression­,\n

This is only for people who were born in the\nSouth of the US.

I live in the South, but I was born in the\n

But I wanted to share this with you because\n

So I hope that the expression­s that you learned\n

people are saying, maybe they're saying negative\n

to help you use this kind of indirect language\n

So let's get started with the first five expression­s\n

Let's imagine a situation that maybe happened\n­to me.

Let's imagine that you go to a play with your\nfrie­nd.

Let's say your friend's name is Sam.

You're going to go see a play with your friend\n

The plot, the characters­, the scenery, the\n

Maybe after the play when you talk with Sherry,\n

It was nice to see what you\'re working on.

You don't need to tell her the absolute truth\n

But when you talk with your friend Sam, who\n

talk about your true feelings for this in\n

Well, you could say, "It was... interestin­g.

Do you notice with all four of these sentences\­n

eye-openin­g, different, and experience­?

But there is one thing all of these sentences\­n

If you say, "Oh yeah, it was interestin­g.

The inflection in your voice is very upbeat\nan­d positive.

But if you say, "It was... interestin­g.

It was... eye-openin­g," with a little pause,\n

It means it was not interestin­g, it was not\neye-o­pening.

Maybe it was different, but in a bad way.

It was an experience that I don't want to\nhave again.

This is a coded language with a little pause\n

but you're not telling him that directly.

Sam will understand exactly what you mean.

If you said that to me, "It was... eye-openin­g,"\n

I'll understand that it wasn't your type of\nplay.

You didn't like the plot, the characters­.

But you want to still be polite.

You don\'t want to say, "Ugh, that was terrible.

That was the worst two hours of my life.

Maybe you don't want to tell me that.

So instead, you'll use one of these paused\nex­pressions.

You might hear these kind of pauses used with\n

four are probably the most common that you'll\nhe­ar.

You might hear this in TV shows and movies.

And I hope you can use it too when you experience­\n

If you want to be a little bit more direct,\n

So you might say, "It was... an experience­,\n

You\'re telling him, "Hey, it wasn\'t a good\nexpe­rience.

This is coded language, if you know what I\nmean.

It's kind of like you're sharing a little\nin­side secret.

So if you add this to the end of your sentence\n

what you heard is not exactly what I mean.

There's another underlying meaning here.

It was... eye-openin­g, if you know what I\nmean.

My eyes were open to all of the terrible plays\nin the world.

You're not saying those directly negative\n

Now let's go on to talk about 13 ways that\n

Almost all of these sentences can be turned\n

Let's imagine this situation that happens\nt­o me all the time.

Let's imagine you go to a restaurant with\n

So you take a little sip, but you don't like\nit.

How can you express that to your friend without\n

Maybe that's what you're thinking.

So how can you say it a little bit more politely\n

You can say, "I\'m not really into it.

In this sentence, it is the beer.

I'm not really into this beer.

If there's something plural, maybe there's\n

listen to and you don't like them, you could\n

You can change that last pronoun.

Well, this helps actually to scale it back,\n

It means, well, I don't hate it, but I don't\nlov­e it.

Maybe you really hate it, but you want to\n

You can add really to almost all of these\n

You could also say, "I\'m not really crazy\n

I'm not really crazy about it.

I\'m not crazy about it," or, "That\'s not for\nme.

That's not really for me makes it a little\nbi­t less strong.

I'm not really a big fan of that beer.

I'm not really a big fan of it.

Or we can make this sentence positive and\n

I\'m definitely going to get some," or you\n

Make sure you use this hand gesture.

You're kind of waving a little bit.

You're kind of pushing it aside, and it just\nshow­s I'll pass.

The next sentence you have to be careful your\ntone of voice.

Let's say you take a sip of the beer and they\n

You could say, "I\'ve had enough of it.

Do you see my tone of voice here?

I'm not saying this in an angry way.

You could say this if you were really angry.

I can't believe this is still happening.

You could say it in a really angry way.

Or if you\'re just saying, "I don\'t want you\n

it," you can say it in a lighter way.

The next four sentences have a similar sentence\n

You could say, "It\'s not up my alley.

Or we could add that word really.

It\'s not really up my alley, so I\'m not going\n

You could make this sentence positive, "Yeah,\n

I think I might get it," if you really like\nsome­thing.

It's not really my cup of tea, so I'm not\ngoing to get that.

It's kind of a little odd here because our\n

So maybe for beer this might be a little bit\nodd to use.

But let's say you have another experience­.

You're listening to some music that a friend\n

It's not really my cup of tea, so I think\n

With this expression­, you can say, "That\'s\n

But really, we hardly ever use this.

You might hear people use this, but I don't\nrea­lly recommend it.

I'm sure you'll hear occasional­ly some people\n

That's not really my cup of tea, so I'm not\ngoing to do it.

That's not really my cup of tea.

The same as the previous sentence, you can\n

You're most likely to hear this, and I hope\n

That beer, nah, that's not my thing.

These two are slang expression­s.

So if you're talking about something casual,\n

That's not my style doesn't mean it has to\nbe about clothing.

That's not really my style of thing.

Let's imagine that situation where your friend\n

talking about how amazing it is.

Oh, I can\'t wait to go to this restaurant­\n

Well, you don't want to disappoint your friend.

But if you don't like it, you probably need\n

have to drink a lot of it, you could say,\n

It doesn't really do anything for me.

We kind of get this image of fireworks.

If it did something for you, that means that\n

But really, this beer is nothing special to\nyou.

So you could say, "It doesn\'t do anything\n

You could say, "I don\'t really care for it.

I know you really like it, but, yeah, it's\njust not my thing.

If that beer is an imperial stout, a really\n

really an imperial stout person," or, "I\'m\n

This is describing in general your character.

I'm not really ... You could put almost any\ncateg­ory in there.

I'm not really a grammar person.

I'd rather just watch movies and listen to\n

I hope you enjoyed these 20 expression­s to\n

So now I have a question for you.

Imagine that we're going to a restaurant and\n

Which one of these polite expression­s can\n

not being rude, but I understand how you feel.

You don't like it, and you're just trying\nto be polite about it.

Which one of these would you like to use?

Thanks so much for learning English with me.

I hope this lesson was up your alley.

And if you weren't crazy about it, just keep\n

I'll see you again next Friday for a new lesson\n

The next step is to download my free ebook,\n

You'll learn what you need to do to speak\n

Don't forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel\n

   

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