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it's Saturday hello to the weekend and also hello to

day 5 of 31 days of learning English in October

hi everybody this is mr. Duncan in England how are you today are you ok I

hope so are you happy well are you happy I

really really hope so here we are then it's Saturday it seems such a long time

since I last saw you here on YouTube in fact it was yesterday yes for those who

haven't already realized I am actually doing a livestream every single day

every single day during October so from the 1st of October to the 31st of

October I am actually doing a live stream every single day can you believe

it I don't think anyone on planet earth can

believe that I'm doing this I received a nice email last night from someone who

said Mr Duncan you should be in the Guinness Book of Records for your daily

live streams who knows who knows what might happen because of this sometimes

you just have to try and see what happens

so I am doing something that I've never done before I have never never I've

never ever in my life done a live stream every day during the month so this is

something that I'm going to try and see what happens

oh by the way guess what today is a special day it's a special day today

because it is world teachers day did you know that so hello to all the teachers

watching around the world I hope you are having a good day I would imagine that

most teachers are actually taking the day off I would imagine that you are

relaxing at the weekend or maybe you are busily marking homework or preparing a

test for your students next next week so there it is world teachers day so a big

hello from one teacher to the whole world

world of teachers so thank you very much for your hard work and keep it up keep

it up please so it's Saturday and a lot of people are wondering why I'm here

every day so here is an explanation an explanation

I am going to explain I am going to show exactly why we are doing this during

October first video isn't it exciting well it's been another busy week and of

course as usual I've been in a school teaching English that's my job I think

one of the most common questions I'm asked during my time here in China by my

students is how can I improve my English

there's one thing I've noticed my fingers have gone dead look my fingers

have got a strange ready blue purpley pink color not very good I think I think

if I stay outside much longer I think they will fall off hi everybody this is

mr. Duncan in England how are you today are you okay I hope so are you happy I

hope so welcome to the very first episode of my

series of English teaching videos you know the world of English is a fun and

exciting place to be I'm so glad you could join us for another lesson why do

we leave phonetics the reason why we need a phonetic code is because some

English letters have more than one sound and because some letters when joined

together in a word actually create a new sound of their own also there is the

silent letter that can appear within a word

and there is the reason why I am here every day during October we have 31 days

of October and 31 days of learning English so I hope you enjoyed that

a brief look at some of the videos so now there are nearly 700 videos on my

youtube channel many of them talking about English teaching English and of

course lots of other subjects as well as you know I am a big fan of nature

I love the wildlife and I like filming the wildlife so there are many things

that I enjoy doing on my youtube channel but of course my most favorite thing is

teaching English and that's the reason why I'm here today so let's have a look

at the live chat shall we yes I am here on Saturday and also

tomorrow as well for those who are wondering here are the times 31 days of

live English October 2019 Monday to Friday 2 p.m. so every day of the week

from 2 p.m. UK time also Saturday well you know when that is because you're

watching it now and on Sunday 2 p.m. UK time yes I am back with you tomorrow as

well and for those who would like to make a donation thank you very much to

those who have sent donations to let my work continue forever and ever because I

do it all for free it doesn't cost you a penny so isn't that nice let's have a

look at the live chat then shall we because I haven't mentioned the most

important thing about this livestream and that is you the viewer hello to

Andrew Andrew you are first on the live chat wait a minute I think you were

first yesterday as well weren't you weren't you first on the live chat

yesterday amazing I can only assume that you have

a very fast finger your finger is very quick at clicking so congratulations to

Andrew and a round of applause for you

congratulations Andrew you are first on the live chat also byanne and cho hello

cho gunty yunty hello gunty I'm very intrigued by your name I hope it doesn't

mean anything rude Diane is here watching in Syria a big hello to Syria

nice to see you here today Belarusian is here hello Belarusian

thank you by the way for your lovely video that I saw yesterday I will show

it tomorrow on my live stream tomorrow so we will have a look at the place in

which Belarusian works tomorrow and of course don't forget we have moderators

today making sure that the live chat stays polite and friendly Mika and

palmira are here hello on international teachers

day yes world teachers day so around the world people are celebrating all the

hard work that teachers do every single day a lot of people think that teachers

only work from Monday to Friday but many teachers also do extra activities maybe

in the evening or even at the weekend so a big hello to all the teachers who

always do a good job and sometimes it isn't the best paid job but most

teachers do it not for the money but because they want to help other people

Luis Mendez hello Luis another one of the moderators on the live chat and a

big hello Bonjour to Paris Mohammed is here watching in Pakistan also morose my

roots watching in Poland now I do know that I have a lot of people watching in

Poland so hello to you Patrick is here I cannot do two things at the same time

says Patrick so I think what you are saying is that you cannot multitask

multitask if you multitask it means you can do more than one thing at the same

time you can do many different jobs many different tasks at the same time multi

means many so multi task if you multitask it means you do many things

multi many ammo is here watching in Saudi Arabia hello to you as well

Palmyra is here the world rugby is taking place today

I think Argentina are playing as you can see I don't know much about rugby but I

believe that Argentina are playing but I can't remember who they are actually

playing against so I'm not sure Marella hello when will the lesson be started

well it's started now I'm on now right now some people ask mr. Duncan why do

you have the music at the beginning of your lesson why don't you just start the

lesson straight away I'm not going to go into all the details but there are some

technical things that have to be done so because my livestream is professional

quality there are lots of things I have to do when I first begin the livestream

so I have around about two and a half minutes to make sure everything is

technically correct so that's the reason why we have music at the beginning in

fact it is this music

I know a lot of people like that music so that is the music that I play at the

start of every live stream and the reason why I do that is to make sure

that everything is working properly on the live stream this might look simple

but in fact it is very technical I can't begin to tell you how many things I have

to do before I can actually start this live stream it is very technical indeed

hello to Patrick hello Patrick who apparently cannot multitask Alamgir is

here also Japan is playing Samoa in the world

rugby tournament so that is happening right now this is the problem at the

moment there are many sporting events taking place you have the athletics

taking place in Qatar you also have the world rugby tournament taking place in

Japan and here in the UK there are many football matches taking place at the

weekend so sometimes it is very hard to keep your attention on my livestream

because many people want to watch the football and the rugby and also the

athletics as well Theo is here hello Theo I hope you feel well after your

sore throat I am slowly recovering from my cold but I have to be honest I think

this this recent cold the fever that I had a few days ago it might be the worst

cold I've had in many many years hello - Amer

who is a teacher oh hello - Amer and congratulations on your super-duper

job and all of the hard work that you do it's world teachers day today

world teachers day so congratulations to all the teachers watching today what is

the view doing outside let's have a quick look outside there it is a live

view in fact it looks very similar to yesterday so you can see everything is a

little bit gloomy now they had forecast rain today but we haven't had any rain

so far so I'm hoping that we will be able to walk into town today to have our

lunch I think I am having roast chicken today and I think mr. Steve is having

steak and ale pie yes can you believe it they actually put beer inside pies and

it makes the flavor very nice indeed also the garden is very busy even though

the birds are not there at the moment but earlier there were lots of birds in

the garden but of course there aren't any because my camera is now on them I

don't know why it's almost as if the birds know that I'm filming them isn't

that strange it's almost as if they know that my

camera is watching them oh there we go so there are some gold finches hello to

the gold finches who are now feeding in my garden so I hope you enjoy that a lot

of people like nature I love nature very much as I said yesterday I can spend

many many hours watching nature in the garden the birds and there are many

different types of birds in the garden hello to Lily hello mr. Duncan it is a

pleasure to see you again thank you very much yes happy teachers day because

today is world teachers day lots of teachers a round of around the world

being celebrated and honored is well Palmyra has some very good advice

for all of us never stop learning because life never stops teaching now I

think that's a great piece of advice and this is something I've always said this

is something I've said many times in the past in your life you will do many

different things some of the things will be unpleasant whilst others will be very

pleasant indeed they will be lovely so that is it so life is all about

experience sometimes the experiences are unpleasant sometimes they are pleasant

but there is no such thing as useless or worthless experience all experience

whatever it is whatever you are doing it is useful all experience is useful

congratulations to all the teachers around the world and also for mr. Duncan

thank you very much but of course it's not about me today it isn't

it's about all the teachers watching around the world shouldn't we put an

apostrophe in teachers though the word you are mentioning yes yes we can

actually yes that should be I suppose you could put an apostrophe there but of

course I'm actually talking about the hashtag as well so I got this actually

from Twitter and of course in the hashtag people don't normally put the

apostrophe so that's the reason why it looks like a mistake but it isn't hello

Lily Oh mr. Duncan and what is your favorite video that you've ever done the

most favorite video that I've ever done there are so many I have made nearly 700

English videos over the past 13 years so many to mention but I do like my my long

lesson so in the past I have made some very

long lessons almost like little movies and I've talked about things like memory

and also autumn one of my favorite lessons by the way is about the season

of autumn also about reality memories all sorts of things in fact so my

favorite lessons are the ones that are very similar to movies so they have a

lot of beautiful scenery but also a lot of new words and teaching as well hello

- on dredge and Renick hello Andra Nik watching in Czech Republic hello to you

as well keep it up mr. Duncan keep it up Lilia was doing some work

with chroma key green screen yesterday and I'm so proud that I want to share it

with the whole world Thank You Lilia yes doing this is not

easy so it would appear that Lilia is at the moment practicing practicing

standing in front of a camera and doing this but this isn't as easy as it looks

I make it look easy don't I a lot of people say mr. Duncan what you do look

so easy no it isn't easy I just happen to make it look easy that's the reason

why suit zoo zoo see cat one day I'm going to get your name right

hi mr. Duncan thanks for another fantastic new lesson thank you very much

Rahul or raal is here thanks for joining me today we like your lovely shirt it

looks very well ironed yes I did this myself mr. Steve didn't do it I did this

so this shirt was ironed by me mmm Maria hi mr. Duncan you are right we

work at school but also there is a lot of work we have to do at home so many

teachers go above and beyond what they are supposed to do they do a lot more

than they are paid to do so yes I think sometimes teachers receive a lot of very

bad publicity and in some cases they are underappreciated I think so

Louie is here hello Louie Louie thank you very much for your lovely comments

by the way I do appreciate them Umberto hello Umberto apparently it is 826 in

the morning so it is morning at the moment in Brazil so good morning to

Brazil I hope your day goes well Theo is here good teachers are lifelong learners

and teach from the heart I think so this is something I mentioned yesterday

because many teachers do enjoy the job because they pass information on but

also one of the parts of teaching is learning as well so when you are a

teacher you don't just give information quite often you will learn things for

yourself as well hello to Cesar watching in Mexico thank you very much we are now

up to date with a live chat Luis is here mr. Duncan one of your best lessons are

the ones when you try to describe the deep feelings of the human being

well if you are a regular viewer you will know that I am very fascinated by

the human mind the human body and also the way in which human beings interact

with each other the way we communicate our relationships and of course the way

we think appear in our mine good tea do you make this video from

England yes I am in England right now it says right there live from England yes

at 28 minutes past 12:00 o'clock on a Saturday so yes I am live from England a

little place called much Wenlock which by the way we will be having a look at

tomorrow I am going to take you on a little tour of the town in which I live

tomorrow hello - huafei nice to see you here I

thought today we would talk about a couple of subjects one in particular

that is in the news at the moment you may have read you may have heard or you

may have seen on the television there is a story at the moment concerning the

British royal family and the story concerns the invasion of their privacy

so at the moment the British royal family are in an argument they are

having an argument they are taking action against certain newspapers for

invading their privacy and there is the word now this is an interesting word

because it can be pronounced in more than one way so some people say privacy

privacy other people say privacy privacy so here is a word that can be pronounced

in more than one way privacy privacy so both pronunciations are correct but what

exactly is privacy well privacy is the thing that you enjoy when you are alone

or indoors all the things relating to your personal life

your personal information for example the things that are personal to you so

when we talk about privacy we are actually talking about all the things

that relate to your personal life or your personal information the things

that are important to you personally so when we talk about privacy that's what

we are expressing another word we can use relating to that subject of course

we do things in private so private again something that cannot

be disclosed something that is secret or hidden so something that is private is

something that cannot be seen however it does exist private information for

example we all have information about ourselves that is very important in our

day-to-day lives but it is also information that we don't want to share

for example your phone number so your phone number is private information it

is something that you don't want to tell other people about privacy relates to

things that are private so maybe your address the place you live can be

private you don't want people to know where you live especially if you are in

the public eye apparently this is something that I still can't believe but

apparently on Facebook I am actually classed as a public figure and it's

something that I can't quite get used to so I don't feel as if I am a public

figure but apparently on Facebook I have one of those little blue ticks a little

tick that shows that I am a public figure

very strange so things that are private are the things that you want to keep to

yourself or maybe things you don't wish to disclose oh I like that word disclose

if you disclose something it means you reveal reveal you disclose you reveal

information about yourself you disclose something so things that are private

other things that you want to keep to yourself of course when we talk about

private it can also relate to the things that you do in your life the things that

you do away from the public so the public is society so when we generally

talk about public or things that are in the public we mean general society the

population the people who exist in the population or in the society so public

anything that is revealed or on show or can be easily seen is public for example

public information so there might be something that everyone can look at

everyone can observe it is public it means that people can see it it is easy

to find or easy to see so generally speaking when you go outside into the

street you are in public you are in public you have revealed yourself and of

course you can see other people as well so public means out in the open you are

amongst other people the things that you are doing at that moment are visible it

is public the opposite of public is private so

there is a difference between those two words so private is hidden and public is

shown something that is obvious something that is hidden something that

can be seen easily something that is hidden from view so there are many ways

of talking about privacy being private the things that we show and the things

that we want to hide about ourselves and we all have something we all have some

sort of information we all have something about ourselves that we want

to keep hidden from other people of course in life things can be difficult

people are always interested in what other people are doing we do like to

find out what other people are doing and here are two great words that describe

that curiosity curiosity the word curiosity is a noun it means to be

interested or curious and you can see the other word underneath there so you

have curiosity and curious curiosity is the noun and of course the adjective

describes the action of being curious you appear curious you are curious you

want to find out more you want to know more about an individual or a situation

so these are two very interesting words curiosity and curious you have curiosity

you are curious you want to find out everything there is a good expression

that uses this particular word curiosity killed the cat it means that sometimes

being curious being interested in other people's business

other people's privacy can get you into trouble curiosity killed the cat so when

people do this what are they doing they will fry ah I like that word fry so if

you pry it means you try to find out you pry you look into another person's

private affairs you pry so pry is a verb you are using it as a

verb and the other word you can see intrude intrude the other word you can

use is invade so if you intrude it means you go into something that you shouldn't

have access to so to intrude is to invade you invade a

person's privacy so you invade their privacy you try to find out the secrets

or the things that are happening in that person's private life so I think these

words are all quite interesting quite interesting words tomorrow by the way

we're talking about small talk we are talking about the things that people

generally talk about in their everyday lives Lilia says what you've said

resonates with me a lot we throw ourselves out into the limelight only to

scream how lonely we are and I find that so

distressing well this is something that I'm very interested in from my own point

of view because I'm here on YouTube and there is nothing more public than this

for example I'm standing here now in my house on a Saturday afternoon talking to

you live so you are seeing a lot of me and of course quite often I reveal parts

of my house so you have an insight you can see a little bit of my private life

however I know nothing about your life so I don't know anything about your

private life but I do reveal parts of my life and

this is something that you have to think carefully about before you do it before

you go onto the Internet before you start typing before you start showing

yourself to other people you have to make sure that you know what you are

doing and this is a big problem at the moment with people on YouTube there are

many people who think that being on YouTube and being an Internet star no

not me I'm not talking about me I'm not an Internet star so people go into it

without considering the consequences it is a big subject I don't want to talk

about it too much but it is a very big subject I have a message from Ceaser who

says please can you send a big hello to my little daughter Kim Allison

hello Kim Allison and welcome to my live stream today hello to you thanks for

joining me Tonya is here hello Tanya nice to see

you here we have talked about a lot of things today we have been talking about

privacy people's privacy the things that we do the things that we share with

people who are intimate people we have relationships with however we don't want

people in the general public to know about it we don't want people outside

our circle of friends to know about it so privacy is something that we hold to

be very important in our lives we all want some privacy however once you start

revealing yourself especially here on the internet you have to be careful you

have to make sure that you know what you're doing

because you might receive a lot of hate you might receive a lot of hate from

people who don't like what you do maybe they don't like the way you look or

maybe they disagree with what you say so you have to learn very quickly that you

have to accept the criticism and unfortunately sometimes you have to you

have to accept the hate as well yes curiosity killed the cat was a group

from the 1980s straight back down straight back down straight back down to

earth that was one of their hit songs from the 1980s of course I love music

from the 1980s Christine says there are many scammers many people who try to

trick you into doing something that might get you into trouble or may cause

you to lose your money so scam that's a great word by the way it means to trick

a person into doing something normally it involves taking money from other

people hello also to Cesar again Edison is here

hello Edison a famous inventor also had that name Thomas Edison

hello mr. Duncan I'm from Columbia and now I live in Spain thanks for your

lessons you are welcome I will be going in a moment because on Saturday my

lesson is always short because mr. Steve and I will be going into town to have

our Saturday lunch meanwhile in the garden there are still no birds where

are the birds you know what I think I think mr. Steve has scared all the birds

away I think so how many countries did you teach English in I spent many years

in China teaching English as a Second Language what are you going to eat well

if there are any vegetarians watching I'm sorry you are going to hate me so

much I'm having roast chicken today so I'm having chicken and mr. Steve is

having steak pie apparently the steak pie is very special because they add

beer to the pie they actually put beer inside the pie - yes I'm always curious

who someone is who gives a firm down on your lessons

there are some people who do that but sometimes they do it just because they

are spiteful or jealous maybe maybe it is a rival English teacher who doesn't

like me who knows how old are you thank you good tea well first of all I can

guarantee that I am older than you definitely I am definitely older than

you and of course that is part of a person's privacy so some people don't

like to reveal their age because they feel a little embarrassed about it or

they feel ashamed to reveal their age especially if you are over a certain age

so if you are 20 nobody cares nobody minds you don't mind saying I am 20

years old because you don't care because you are young but then when you are 35

hmm something happens you feel less inclined you feel less willing to reveal

your age you don't want to tell other people how old you are and then once you

once you pass 40 then perhaps you will start lying about your age so it is

amazing how many people even celebrities how many celebrities lie about their age

or of course they try to make themselves look younger as well maybe they have

plastic surgery maybe they have an operation on their face to get rid of

all the lines and wrinkles however I can promise you now I have never had any

plastic surgery even though people can't believe it a lot of people don't believe

it so as you get older you often become more aware of your age and quite often

you don't want to tell other people how old you are

Andrew hello Julie G hello also to Loretta hello Loretta it seems like the

birds in your garden act a bit like Schrodinger's cat oh yes well if the cat

is in the box then during that time the cat is both alive and dead did you know

that it is a very interesting part of something that I'm not going to go into

now because it's very deep and involved but yes Stroh dingers cat is something

that I know about yes it is the concept of something being hidden away and at

that moment or during that moment either outcome is happening so that the cat

might be alive or it might be day because you can't see it it is hidden it

is private and that is what we have talked about today because the British

royal family are getting very annoyed at the newspapers for revealing lots of

private information - yes thank you very much for joining me today I am going in

a moment in around about one minute because we are going into town to have

our Saturday lunch but don't worry because I'm back tomorrow Sunday 2:00

p.m. UK time don't forget I'm here every day every day during October 31 days of

live English Monday to Friday 2 p.m. UK time Saturday that's today 12 p.m. just

after midday UK time and tomorrow I am back with you tomorrow from 2 p.m. UK

time so I'm here tomorrow and every day during October netra says have you ever

tried butter chicken yes I have it's one of my favorite Indian dishes in fact the

chicken is marinated in butter and then slowly cooked and then there is lots of

sauce and then you'll have rice on the side or it's making me feel very hungry

yes I do like Indian food very much but not too spicy I don't like spicy Indian

food is October special for you well it is there are two things happening in

October first of all it is my 13th anniversary on YouTube I started doing

this I started my youtube channel way back in 2006 so this year on the 31st of

October it will be my 13th anniversary thirteen years and of course also

on the 31st of October it's brexit day so the 31st of October

will be a very busy day because also the UK is leaving the European Union or at

least it might be we might be leaving I'm going now thank you very much thank

you gun tea thank you also rich Hill thank you to rate chill in Morocco a big

hello to Morocco Thank You Lilly yeah thank you also to to took bear or to bow

thank you also to Anna ts Connell Patrick Loretta

Andrew congratulations once again for being live and first on the live chat

well done Andrew what about tomorrow will he be first tomorrow we will have

to wait and see I'll see you tomorrow this is mr. Duncan saying thanks for

watching me today I hope you've enjoyed this I am with you every day during

October which means I am back tomorrow from 2 p.m. UK time

this is mr. Duncan in England saying thanks for watching and of course you

know what's coming next yes you do

ta ta for now 8-)

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