7 ways to improve your TOEFL score

Taking any test can be a nerve-wracking experience, but taking a test in a language other than your native one can cause you great anxiety – especially tests like the TOEFL or IELTS, which have a lot riding on them (meaning that many important things depend on succeeding with these tests). Here are a fewContinue reading “7 ways to improve your TOEFL score”

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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.   passive structures Last week, we learned that one use of “get” is to add the past participle to talk about reflexive actions. ButContinue 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. get + adverb particle or preposition When “get” is followed by an adverb “particle” (which together often make up things like phrasal verbs) orContinue reading “Part 2: Basic uses of “to get” (VIDEO)”

Part 1: Basic uses of “to get” (VIDEO)

The verb “to get” is one of those verbs that has so. many. uses. Let’s break down two of the basic uses in this first lesson in my three-part series. (The written version of the lesson is below the video.)   get + noun (direct object) When paired with a direct object — a nounContinue reading “Part 1: Basic uses of “to get” (VIDEO)”

Using “come” and “go”

Do you have a hard time deciding if you need to use “come” or “go” in English? Check out this video lesson! Get more lessons like this via email Sign up for the Teacher Amanda email list and you’ll receive a free e-book of 33 Everyday English Expressions in your first email!