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One of the things I'm constantly striving for in my instructional videos is a warm, casual conversational tone. My aim is to make the viewer feel as though we're sitting side-by-side in a comfortable setting, like I'm teaching them in person, even though I'm not!
Naturally, in a video I make, I'm the only one talking. However, I can kind of make it a dialogue by speaking on behalf of the viewer, raising potential questions or concerns that I anticipate they may have.
I can say something like
"I bet you're thinking... [insert question here]. But actually, here's why that wouldn't work..."
This method serves multiple purposes:
Here's an illustrative anecdote from a technical course I was delivering.