Part 3: Basic uses of “to get” (VIDEO)

Welcome to part three of my series on using the English verb “to get”! Check out Part 1 and Part 2 here. The text of this lesson is below the video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-ZjiDfqEJA   passive structures Last week, we learned that one use of “get” is to add the past participle to talk about reflexive actions.… Continue reading Part 3: Basic uses of “to get” (VIDEO)

Part 2: Basic uses of “to get” (VIDEO)

Last week, we discussed two of the basic uses of the verb “to get.” Here’s part two of my three part series! The text of the lesson is below the video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHxYsvMJJOA get + adverb particle or preposition When “get” is followed by an adverb “particle” (which together often make up things like phrasal verbs)… Continue reading Part 2: Basic uses of “to get” (VIDEO)

How to use “afraid”

The word "afraid" can be used in a couple of different ways in English, which might be confusing for learners. Read on for the two main ways to use "afraid," and how to use them in conversation. [Listen to the audio version of this lesson here.] afraid = fear One meaning of "afraid" is the… Continue reading How to use “afraid”