American English Again

121 EpisodesProduced by Bill Green

Billgreen54 does it again with simple understandable English. Bill's ability to refresh your memory is uncanny. American English Again is all about relearning English and how it is used. Study everyday English, Conversation, Grammar, Pronunciation! Helping you with spoken American English and how it… read more

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Present Perfect Simple & Continuous

March 8th, 2019

6:01

The perfect tenses are usually the last learned in the tense system. Adverbs, Past Participle, auxiliary verbs are all needed to form this tense!

Present Perfect with For & Since Explained

March 7th, 2019

4:40

Present perfect is just one of the nine tenses in English. Study adverbs and you will understand the importance of describing time and frequency in English! Billgreen54 explains American English in simple and …

Yet, Already. Just Adverbs & Present Perfect

March 6th, 2019

4:59

Adverbs are one of the most important parts of English to study! Why? To better understand how to refer to time. Most ESL students do not take the time to study adverbs! Have fun with Bill as he explains American …

Since, For, Ever, Never Present Perfect Explained

March 5th, 2019

6:37

Present Perfect Simple is just one of the tenses in the English language! The use of adverbs and time expressions is extremely important with all tenses unless the listener knows the time you are referring to. Have fun …

Past Simple & Past Continuous Explained

March 4th, 2019

5:55

We often use past simple and past continuous together. While doing something as an action, we often make a statement of fact. Bill explains these tenses together in simple English!

Irregular Verbs Explained American English

March 3rd, 2019

8:38

How many irregular verbs are there in the English language? That all depends on who you talk to! However, there are close to 150 irregular verbs used …

Organize, Summarize, Contrast Linking Words

March 2nd, 2019

5:28

Connecting thoughts in an understandable statement is not always easy for learners of English! Bill explains linking words in this episode!

Results & Information Linking Words

March 1st, 2019

6:13

How do we create a sentence that makes sense? Billgreen54 explains linking words in this episode!

Reasons Why Linking Words Explained

February 28th, 2019

4:23

Reasons and why linking words are part of everyday English! Find out how to use them in this episode!

Will or Going To? Tenses Explained

February 27th, 2019

4:19

Will and going to are used many ways in English. Study tenses and you will be speaking great English in no time!

Future Present Continuous Explained

February 26th, 2019

5:41

What is future present continuous? Actually, there is no such tense in the English language! The truth is that we use present tenses for the future more than future continuous! Find out how in this episode!

Eight Phrasal Verbs Explained

February 25th, 2019

7:19

Understanding what others are saying is critical in everyday communication. While most speakers of English don't need to speak using phrasal verbs, …

Seven Phrasal Verbs Explained

February 24th, 2019

6:11

Phrasal verbs are essential to everyday English. Phrasal verbs are more common than most learners of English think! Have fun with this episode!

Six Phrasal Verbs Explained

February 23rd, 2019

7:38

Phrasal verbs are countless! There are so many but, there are less than 100 that are used everyday. Have fun with these six phrasal verbs explained by Billgreen54!

Twenty Seven American English Expressions

February 22nd, 2019

6:50

Study all of the English expressions in our podcast and you will be well on your way to better communication! Have fun with this one!

Seventeen American English Expressions Explained

February 21st, 2019

5:36

Expressions come from everywhere! Movies, friends, teachers... Study Expressions with Billgreen54 and learn more ways to have fun with English!

Twenty One American English Expressions

February 20th, 2019

7:04

Billgreen54 has created a special episode for you today with twenty one English expressions used everyday.

Eighteen American English Expressions Explained

February 19th, 2019

6:26

English expressions are used in everyday speech! Learn how and why in the episode!

Past Simple Tense Explained

February 18th, 2019

6:06

How many ways do we use past simple. It is more than you might think! Learn more with Billgreen54!

Present Simple Tense Explained

February 17th, 2019

5:37

How many ways do we use present simple? Find out in this episode with Billgreen54!

Numbers Cardinal & Ordinal Explained

February 16th, 2019

5:58

Do you remember the difference between cardinal and ordinal numbers are? Take a few minutes and let Billgreen54 help you with that!

Days, Months & The Alphabet Explained

February 15th, 2019

5:37

You should already know the days of the week, months and the alphabet. You might need a little practice with pronunciation. Billgreen54 helps with …

Where Do Adverbs Go? American English with Billgreen54

February 14th, 2019

8:14

Adverbs play a more than important role in English! Study English with Billgreen54.

"Wh" Question Words Explained with Billgreen54

February 13th, 2019

9:46

What, why, when, who, where, why? Question words are used very differently in English. Bill explains English understandably!

"Say & Tell" Explained American English with Billgreen54

February 12th, 2019

7:59

Say and tell are often confusing for ESL students. Bill explains these two special verbs in simple to understand English!

"Come & Go" Verbs Explained American English with Billgreen54

February 11th, 2019

8:55

Come and go are used much differently in English. Bill explains English in simple to understand ways!

50 Common Phrases Explained American English with Billgreen54

February 10th, 2019

15:55

Here are 50 of the most commonly used phrases in English. Bill does a great job explaining English!

"Could & Would" Modal Verbs Explained with Billgreen54

February 9th, 2019

10:42

Could and would are two of the most common modal auxiliary verbs in English. Have fun with this English lesson with Bill.

"Should've" American English Explained with Billgreen54

February 8th, 2019

7:40

Should have is often used for advice! Find out more when Bill explains American English!

"Could've & Would've" Modal Verbs Explained with Billgreen54

February 7th, 2019

9:32

Could have & would have are used the same as the adverb "Maybe"!

100 Most Common Words American English with Billgreen54

February 6th, 2019

22:09

The top 100 common words in American English spoken by Billgreen54!

"A, An, The" American English Articles Explained with Billgreen54

February 5th, 2019

13:17

The article is used countless ways in English! Let Billgreen54 help you with you English!

"Smell & Taste" Stative Verbs Explained with Billgreen54

February 4th, 2019

6:00

What are stative verbs? Bill explains American English in simple terms!

"Look & See" Stative Verbs Explained with Billgreen54

February 3rd, 2019

9:27

Stative verbs are all about facts most of the time! Bill explains English in simple terms!

Stative Verbs "Be & Feel" Explained with Billgreen54

February 2nd, 2019

9:19

Stative verbs are generally not used in continuous tenses! Remember that most rules in English have exceptions.

"Twelve Tense Review" with Billgreen54

January 31st, 2019

12:10

Bill explains twelve tenses in American English!

"Future Simple Tense" Explained with Billgreen54

January 29th, 2019

9:10

Bill explains the many different ways to use future simple!

"Past Perfect Progressive Tense" Explained with Billgreen54

January 28th, 2019

12:54

Past perfect progressive is much different than past perfect simple. Bill explains why!

"Future Perfect Progressive" Explained with Billgreen54

January 27th, 2019

12:55

Future Perfect Progressive is the least used tense in English! Billgreen54 explains why!

"Future Perfect Tense" Explained with Billgreen54

January 25th, 2019

8:02

Future perfect is just one of the tenses in English. Bill explains English in simple ways!

"Opposite Adjectives Quiz" Explained with Billgreen54

January 24th, 2019

8:31

Adjectives are all about words that describe! Billgreen54 ESL teacher helps with your English!

"Short Forms" Explained with Billgreen54

January 23rd, 2019

10:29

Short forms are contractions in spoken English! Writing in short for is much different! Billgreen54 explains why!

"Homophones" Explained with Billgreen54

January 22nd, 2019

10:15

What are homophones? Have fun with This episode!

"Have Questions" Perfect Tense Explained with Billgreen54

January 21st, 2019

10:59

Questions are always the most difficult part og English for students. Bill explains why!

The Verb "To Do" Explained with Billgreen54

January 20th, 2019

5:17

One of the most used verbs in English. The verb "Do" is explained in simple terms!

The Verb "To Be Questions" Explained with Billgreen54

January 19th, 2019

7:21

Bill explains how to create questions with the verb to "Be" in simple terms!

"Reported Speech" Explained with Billgreen54

January 18th, 2019

12:35

Bill explains reported speech in the episode!

"Passive Voice" explained with Billgreen54

January 17th, 2019

8:33

Active and passive voice! What are they and how do they work? Billgreen54 explains in simple and understandable ways!

"Past Perfect Tense" Explained with Billgreen54

January 16th, 2019

16:17

Past perfect is not that difficult when Bill explains how and why!

"Should, Could, Would" Modal Verbs Explained with Billgreen54

January 15th, 2019

7:28

Modal auxiliary verbs are always an interesting subject. Have fun with this episode!

"Second Conditional" Explained with Billgreen54

January 14th, 2019

5:50

Second conditional is all about what might or will happen! Bill explains it in simple terms!

"First Conditional" Explained Billgreen54

January 13th, 2019

8:50

Bill explains first conditional in simple understandable terms! Have fun studying English with Billgreen54!

"Subject Verb Agreement" Explained with Billgreen54

January 12th, 2019

7:54

What is subject verb agreement? Find out with Billgreen54!

"Indefinite Pronouns" Explained with Billgreen54

January 11th, 2019

8:58

Indefinite pronouns are just one part of pronouns and the eight parts of English. Let Bill help you with your English learning journey! 

"Quantifiers" Explained with Billgreen54

January 10th, 2019

8:30

Quantifiers are all about how much or how many. Bill explains English in understandable ways!

"Used to" Explained with Billgreen54

January 9th, 2019

6:34

Used to is just one of the many ways we refer to the past, present and future!

"Indirect Questions" Explained with Billgreen54

January 8th, 2019

10:23

What are indirect Questions? Find out as Bill explains in simple terms!

"Relative Clauses" Explained with Billgreen54

January 7th, 2019

12:56

Take the time to study relative clauses with Billgreen54!

"Movement Prepositions" with Billgreen54

January 6th, 2019

8:48

There are many movement prepositions in English! Bill explains the most important!

"Place Prepositions" Explained! Billgreen54

January 5th, 2019

10:42

Place prepositions can be confusing! Bill explains English in simple terms!

"Time Prepositions" Explained with Billgreen54

January 4th, 2019

10:19

Time prepositions must be learned by heart! Bill explains why!

"Permission, Obligation, Prohibition" Explained!

January 3rd, 2019

5:58

How to ask and answer questions? Help is on the way with Billgreen54!

"Verb Patterns" Explained with Billgreen54

January 2nd, 2019

8:12

Every sentence in English must have a verb! Bill explains English in simple understandable terms!

"So, Neither, Too" Adverbs Explained with Billgreen54

January 1st, 2019

7:04

Adverbs are another fun subject of Bills. Have fun with this one:)

Comparative Adjectives Explained with Billgreen54

December 31st, 2018

6:32

Comparative adjectives... How do we compare? Bill explains in simple terms!

Present Perfect Continuous with Billgreen54

December 30th, 2018

7:50

There is a big difference between past perfect simple and past perfect continuous! Find out more with Billgreen54!

Present Perfect Tense Explained with Billgreen54

December 29th, 2018

11:01

Present Perfect gets easier and easier when you take the time to study adverbs and past participle!

Simple Past & Past Continuous Review

December 28th, 2018

5:43

What is the difference between past simple and past continuous? Find out with Billgreen54!

Linking Words with Billgreen54

December 27th, 2018

15:30

How do we connect words to words? Find out in this episode with Bill!

Will or Going to? American English!

December 26th, 2018

5:46

"Will and Going to" are both all about the future, right? Not exactly! The good news is that this episode is all about the future!

Past Simple Explained with Billgreen54

December 25th, 2018

4:44

The past simple tense is not difficult once you have studied your verbs in all three forms! Billgreen54 explains English in a simple way!

Present Continuous Review with Billgreen54

December 24th, 2018

6:39

Present continuous is used many ways in the English language. Billgreen54 explains why students should study present continuous again!

Present Simple Review with Billgreen54

December 23rd, 2018

6:09

Present simple is the first tense an ESL student learns! Billgreen54 explains in simple English how this tense works!

Present Simple Question Words Explained!

December 22nd, 2018

7:24

There is a lot to the subject of the tense system. Present simple is no exception! Questions are often the most difficult to learn!

Present Simple Questions Explained with Billgreen54

December 21st, 2018

10:32

The tense system starts with present simple. Questions are always the most challenging! Positive and negative are easier to learn but, we need questions too!

Modal Verbs Future Probability!

December 20th, 2018

5:22

How do we talk about the future? One way is to use "Modal verbs!". Billgreen54 explains modal verbs in a simple and understandable way!

Empty Verbs Explained! with Billgreen54

December 19th, 2018

4:52

What are empty verbs? Another important part of English! Empty verbs have no single definition! Empty verbs help create phrases! Learn all about Empty verbs with Billgreen54!

"How" Explained with Billgreen54

December 18th, 2018

5:20

How is one of the many question words in English! It is used many different ways in English. Billgreen54 explains the "How" in simple terms!

Modal Verbs Past Probability with Billgreen54

December 17th, 2018

6:11

Easy to understand tutorial with Billgreen54 in American English. Modal verbs are an interesting part of English! Modal verbs are used in so many ways!

Modal Auxiliary Verbs with Billgreen54

December 16th, 2018

5:32

Why do we call them "Modal auxiliary verbs?". Because they are always used with another verb! Simple right? Well maybe:) Learn more with Billgreen54!

Travel Idioms with Billgreen54

December 15th, 2018

4:02

Travel idioms in American English! Why do we need travel idioms? Most of the time, it's all about a better understanding of what the other person is saying!

Business Idioms with Billgreen54

December 14th, 2018

5:07

Business idioms are everyday English. It's good to know a few to know what others are saying to you. American English with Billgreen54.

Time Management with Billgreen54

December 13th, 2018

8:53

Time management vocabulary is something every ESL student needs! It is a part of English that is usually last on the list to study. Let Billgreen54 …

Project Management with Billgreen54

December 12th, 2018

9:02

Project management vocabulary in English is rarely easy for ESL students. Bill helps you with basic words and phrases to make your job a little …

Project Vocabulary with Billgreen54

December 11th, 2018

11:07

Projects are part of everyday work! Vocabulary is a part of English a person never fully learns! Have fun with Bill as he explains project vocabulary!

Travel Adjectives with Billgreen54

December 10th, 2018

10:35

Travel adjectives are always helpful! Take the time to study travel adjectives and have fun! Billgreen54 will help you describe your travel …

Manager Types Vocabulary with Billgreen54

December 9th, 2018

24:32

What type of manager are you? Can you describe yourself or your higher up? The lesson has everyday vocabulary for you and your job! Join Bill for …

Human Resources Terminology with Billgreen54

December 8th, 2018

26:13

The workplace is always challenging for ESL students. American English is different than British English in many ways. Billgreen54 explains …

Job Vocabulary with Billgreen54

December 7th, 2018

30:15

Make your English just a little better with a few common words in English. This lesson is more than just English. Learn more with Billgreen54!

The Job Interview with Billgreen54

December 6th, 2018

15:02

The job interview is a great lesson in both applying for a job and English! Billgreen54 shares a few basic thoughts about getting that job!

Question Tags with Billgreen54

December 5th, 2018

13:53

American English is a language that is spoken worldwide! Question tags are just one small part of communication. Study with Billgreen54 in plain simple English!

Negative Questions with Billgreen54

December 4th, 2018

13:04

Negative question usually are not questions at all! Learn more with Billgreen54!

Indirect Questions with Bill and Larisa

December 3rd, 2018

10:57

Indirect questions are used in everyday speech! Advanced speakers of English use this grammar to ask questions politely! Join Bill and with this …

Indirect Requests Explained with Billgreen54

December 2nd, 2018

8:25

Indirect requests are an extremely polite way of asking for something! Bill explains what indirect requests are all about in this episode!

Saying Goodbye with Bill and Larisa

December 1st, 2018

8:05

In American English, the word "Goodbye" is rarely used. This is unless you never want to see someone again! There are other ways to depart! Billgreen54 explains what this is all about!

The First Meeting with Bill and Larisa

November 30th, 2018

12:03

What do you say when you meet someone for the first or second time? What about yesterday or tomorrow? Have fun with the episode!

Time Adverbs Explained with Bill and Larisa

November 29th, 2018

17:14

Adverbs are always a fun subject. Yesterday, today, tomorrow are all time adverbs. We can't live without them! Bill and Larisa share time adverbs!

Partitives Explained with Bill and Larisa

November 28th, 2018

10:42

Partitives are used to help determine how much or how many! Have fun with Bill and Larisa explain partitives!

Determiners Explained with Bill and Larisa

November 27th, 2018

12:01

What is a determiner? It's a word that helps determine what noun we are talking about! That is a simple definition! Find out more in the episode!

Passive Voice with Bill & Larisa

November 26th, 2018

11:50

Passive voice or active voice? When do we use passive and why? Have fun with this episode!

Interjections Explained with Billgreen54

November 25th, 2018

8:15

Just about any word in English can be used as an interjection! Do you know that? Interjections are always a fun part of English. Billgreen54 will help you understand why we do what we do in the English language!

Pronouns Explained with Billgreen54

November 24th, 2018

39:24

Pronouns replace nouns! Pronouns are just one part of the eight parts of English:) It's time to think about why we really use pronouns. Study English with Billgreen54!

Nouns Explained with Billgreen54

November 23rd, 2018

47:39

Most nouns are also verbs! Nouns can be adjectives! Two nouns put together to create a new word are called compound nouns! Wow! Fun subject. Billgreen54 offers his thoughts all in American English!

Tongue Twisters with Billgreen54

November 22nd, 2018

13:08

Tongue twister? It's a metaphor! Don't take it literally! Tongue twisters are a fun part of English. Bill has fun with this subject!

Verbs Explained with Billgreen54

November 21st, 2018

46:13

Verbs are an interesting subject for many reasons. Verbs can be nouns! Verbs can be adjectives! Verbs are used to create phrases! Billgreen54 explains verbs in American English!

Prepositions Explained with Billgreen54

November 20th, 2018

39:30

Prepositions start out with a few simple words... "At, On, In"! Simple right? Well, maybe! Did you know that these three prepositions are prepositions of "Place"? Learn more with Billgreen54!

Conjunctions Explained with Billgreen54

November 19th, 2018

24:18

Conjunctions connect! They function as a connector between two sentences, clauses, phrases, or words! Cool right? One simple rule to remember! …

Adjectives Explained with Billgreen54

November 18th, 2018

34:31

Adjectives are just one of the eight parts of English! It is so important to hear English explained by a native English speaker! Simple terms and easy to understand grammar! Bill explains English understandably!

Twenty Adverbs with Billgreen54

November 17th, 2018

32:56

Adverbs are the most important part of English to study! Why? Because most students of a second language fail to fully understand what adverbs …

Eight Parts of English with Billgreen54

November 16th, 2018

49:56

When was the last time you studied English? Do you remember why we use verbs? Did you most nouns are also verbs? Fun stuff! Have fun with Billgreen54!

Talk Tenses with Bill and Andre

November 15th, 2018

10:50

Every sentence in English refers to at least one tense. Thinking tenses and why we use them is always a good idea!

Comparative Adjectives with Bill and Andre

November 14th, 2018

9:45

Adjectives are always a fun subject! Have fun with Bill and Andre while they discuss how to compare!

Bad Words with Bill and Andre

November 12th, 2018

12:25

Teachers usually stay away fro bad words in English. Teaching bad words to ESL students is never a top priority! That said, sometimes there is a need to talk about "Bad Words".

Fiddlesticks with Bill and Andre

November 11th, 2018

8:23

Join Bill and Andre when they discuss English! Do you know what part of English "Fiddlesticks" falls into? Have fun with this episode!

Talking Business with Bill and Andre

November 5th, 2018

17:45

Business and business English is always an interesting subject. Andre is an experienced business owner. He has visited and lived in many countries. Business in Ukraine is always an interesting subject to discuss while …

"To Go or Going" Larisa English Radio

November 5th, 2018

4:08

Bill and Andre discuss "To go and Going" in today's episode. Verbs are always a challenge for most students of a second language. "To go and going" …

Adverbs "For, During, While" Larisa English Radio

November 5th, 2018

7:51

Bill and Andre share thoughts and give adverb examples! Adverbs "For, During, While" are used differently in American English. Have fun with Andre and Billgreen54 while they share examples and more!

Present Perfect with Bill and Andre Larisa English Radio

November 5th, 2018

13:02

Present Perfect is just one of the twelve or less tenses in English. Tenses start with present simple and get more complicated from there! Billgreen54 explains American English grammar in simple ways to help you easily …

Reported Speech with Andre Larisa English Radio

November 5th, 2018

23:43

Reported speech is often challenging for students of a second language. Andre has studied English for years. Like all students young and not so, he needs a reminder from time to time. Speaking English is one thing. …

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