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Advance your English: Master 'to get'

Andromeda Jones

Advance your English: Master 'to get'

Andromeda Jones

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22 Lessons (1h 30m)
    • 1. Introduction

      2:11
    • 2. To get vocabulary introduction

      0:22
    • 3. The five main uses of to get

      3:39
    • 4. The five uses of to get review

      3:26
    • 5. 'To get in and on' for transport

      3:48
    • 6. 'To get' for transport review

      1:43
    • 7. 'To get' phrasal verbs

      7:38
    • 8. 'To get' phrasal verbs review

      4:33
    • 9. 'To get' grammar: introduction

      0:19
    • 10. To get plus adjective to express a process

      7:04
    • 11. To get plus comparative adjective

      2:09
    • 12. To get plus adjective review

      4:48
    • 13. To be used to

      3:48
    • 14. To get used to

      3:37
    • 15. To get used to review

      2:18
    • 16. Passive voice skillshare

      6:05
    • 17. How we use 'to get' with passive voice

      7:49
    • 18. 'To get' with passive voice review

      5:41
    • 19. The five verbs that express change

      7:24
    • 20. To make skillshare

      3:19
    • 21. Verbs for change review

      8:13
    • 22. Epilogue and thanks

      0:34
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‘To get’ is the key to the English language. You’ll find it in most English sentences. But why?

The reason is that, ‘to get’ expresses so many different things.

We use it in vocabulary, to express five different concepts as well as multiple phrasal verbs.

We also use it in grammar, by adding it to certain verbs and adjectives, to change the meaning of a sentence.

For this reason, if you learn ‘to get’ you will see a dramatic improvement in your English. You will suddenly be able to express hundreds of different ideas, naturally, as you do in your native language.

Join me on this English course and you will learn:

o   The 5 meanings of ‘to get’

o   How to use the phrasal verbs ‘to get in’, ‘to get out’, ‘to get on’, ‘to get off to’ for entering and exiting small spaces.

o   The 7 other main phrasal verbs with ‘to get’ which for relationships, organising, speaking about a subject and crime.

o   How to use ‘to get’ to express a process such as: ‘She is getting tired.’

o   How to use ‘to get’ with passive voice with common expressions such as: ‘I get paid at the end of the month’.

o   How to use other verbs that express change: ‘To become’, ‘to turn’, ‘to turn’, ‘to turn into’ and ‘to go.’

Meet Your Teacher

Hi, my name is Andromeda and I am a CELTA qualified English language teacher from London, England.

I specialise in higher-level English, from intermediate to advanced. I do this because I am passionate about grammar and love to teach the difficult aspects of the English language, such as the conditional tense, modal verbs, phrasal verbs and the uses of 'get'. 

In addition to my courses, I have written three books on English grammar you can find on Amazon and I run an educational website for people who wish to learn advanced level English.  

If you have any questions, just contact me. Happy learning!

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1. Introduction: as any English student knows the verb kid to get appears all the time in the English language. In fact, it appears so much you'll see it in almost every sentence. But why is this? Well, the reason is, is that get expresses many different ideas. We use it with vocabulary to express five different concepts and, of course, to make multiple phrase of verbs. We also use it in grammar by adding it to certain firms and adjectives to change the meaning off a sentence. But this reason, students are often worried by get. They hear English speakers use it for so many different things, they find it confusing. If you are one of those students, then this is a course for you to get is the key to the English language. On step by step, I will show you all the ways that native speakers use it to help you speak English naturally and with confidence. This cause is divided into two sections to get with vocabulary and to get with grandma invoke Avary. You will learn the five main meetings of Get In addition over the following lessons, you will learn the 12 most common get freezer verbs such as to get on to get in, to get through and to get away with. In the grammar section, you will learn the full ways English speakers used to get to express a process, habits and passive voice. And so, by the end of this course, you will understand Number one. The five main meetings of Get On the 12 most common phrase of herbs on number two, the full ways we use get in grammar. 2. To get vocabulary introduction : In this first section, you learn the five main ways that native speakers used to get. You will also learn the 12 most common phrase of herbs, including to get on to get through, to get off and to get away with. So let's get started. 3. The five main uses of to get: hi, everyone. And welcome back this video's turns is an introduction to the verb to get Get, as you know, is everywhere in the English language. For this reason, students often get confused with the different meanings and end up hating the verb. If you are one of these students, I understand your frustration. Yes, English speakers use get a lot, but that's because it refers to many different ideas. But it's only one word. And if you master it, that is to say, if you learn it very, very well, you will be able to express thousands of different ideas. In short, get is your friend. Find out how to use it in this lesson. Okay, get. It's not as difficult as you think it is. Basically, it has six different meanings. These are number one to obtain. For example, Get me a pen, please. Or I will get bread when I go to the supermarket. Number two to receive. For example, I get an email from them every morning. Oh, how many birthday cards did you get? Number three to arrive? When are we going to get to the airport? Oh, how do you get to Madrid now? I know what you're thinking here. Why use get when we have the verb to arrive? Well, the answer is that English is generally an informal language. Get sounds less formal and, frankly, sounds more natural. If you must use arrive, remember, it is arrived at, For example, they arrived at the zoo at 9 a.m. Get to and arrive at number full to express a temporary change in state, for example, I get tired at the end of the day. Or can we change the channel? I am getting bored. This is a complicated language point, and so I've dedicated an entire lesson to the subject, the link for which you can find in the description below number five as a synonym for to understand. If I told you a terrible joke which you didn't understand, you would say I don't get it. Or, in other words, I didn't receive or understand the joke. More examples. I don't get why you think the Godfather films are better than the shining or I don't get you. Why did you break up with your boyfriend? He was perfect Number six for entering and exiting small spaces such as transport, but this. We use the phrase of verbs to get in, to get out, to get on and to get off for more about how to use these phrase of herbs for transport. See the following video and that's it. In this lesson, we covered all the common uses Forget 4. The five uses of to get review : Okay, So here's a quick review off the different uses off to get for this, I will give you a sentence and you change it with to get. Then you must tell me what definition off to get. It is ready. I am not sure if this relationship is working. She never understands my jokes. What is it sentenced with to get right? I am not sure if this relationship is working. She never gets my jokes on the definition. Right? Easy to get for toe. Understand? Number two, How long does it take you to arrive at work in the morning on would get. How long does it take you to get to work in the morning? On the definition, Right to get for to arrive, remember to get to It's much more common and sounds more normal than arrive at number three into the car. We need to go now, and when you exit, take the tennis bag with you and with to get this is a little harder. It's to get in the car. We need to go now, and when you get out, take the tennis pack with you. The first example is not actually correct we never used to enter and exit for transport. It is always to get in and to get out for small spaces and to get on and get off for larger spaces for more on getting Get out, get on and get off. See our video? Number four. She needs to eat. She's dizzy when she is hungry and with get, she needs to eat. She gets dizzy when she gets hungry. On the definition. This is to get to express a process such as I am getting tired or he got sick. You'll learn more about this in the following lessons. Number five. I have to grab my bag. It has my mobile inside I'm with Get right. I have to get my muff bag. It has my mobile inside on the definition, right? It's to get four to obtain. And finally number six. How many presents did you receive for your birthday on with Get right. How many presents did you get for your birthday? On the definition. Correct to get four to receive, and that's it for our definition Off to get review up next. How to use to get in to get out, to get on and to get off put transport and small spaces 5. 'To get in and on' for transport: as you learned in the previous lesson we use get to talk about entering and exiting small spaces such as transport with the phrase of verbs to get in to get out to get off and to get on, people often get confused. So here are the rules. If you enter a closed space which looks a little bit like a box than it is to get in for the enter and the opposite to get out, for example, you get in and out off a car. If this space is more open and you can walk around that it is to get on for to enter and to get off for two exit, for example, you get on and get off a bus because a bus is bigger and you walk around the other way. We used to get on and to get off. It's something that you physically mount. For example, you get on a bike to practice to get on to get off to get in and get out. I will give you the transport for space, and you tell me the correct phrase of Herb ready a plane. Did you get it? Get for understand, right it's Get on. Then get off a plane because you can walk around a lift or elevator. Well, generally, an elevator looks a little like a box and you can't walk around it much. And so it is. Get in and get out a lift on both. You can't walk in the bath, and so it is to get in and to get out a boat. Well, if the boat is large such as a cruise ship or ferry, it is to get on and to get off. If it is a small boat such as a rowing boat, it is to get in and to get out that bed. Here it depends if you are on top of the bed, you get on and get off it. If you are under the blankets or sheets, then you get in or get out of it. Ah, horse or horse, you mount. And so it is to get on and to get off a shower. A shower is a box, and so it is. Get in and get out. Trouble Trouble? What am I talking about? Well, when talking about the protests off entering trouble, we'd say to get in trouble and leaving the trouble behind, we say to get out of trouble. Jazz music. Okay, this is another one off those words. If you develop a passion for something such as music, dance, football, chest or anything you say I am getting into, plus the passion in this case jazz music and that's it. Transport and small spaces with to get. 6. 'To get' for transport review: okay, We won't spend too much time on this because it's pretty simple. If you enter a closed space, which looks a bit like a box, then it is get in for to enter and the opposite it get out for to exit, for example, you get in and get out of a bath. If the space is more open and you can walk around that it is get on for to enter and get off for two exit, for example, You get on and get off a plane because of plane is bigger and you can walk around to practice. I'll give you some more words and you tell me if it's getting and get out or get on and get off ready a truck. A truck is like a box, and so you get in. Andi, get out a motorbike, a motorbike, you mount and so it's get on and get off a cup. It a cupboard is a box, and so you get in and get out at stage. A stage in the theater. It's big, and you can walk around. And so it is to get on the stage and to get off it. And so That's it. Get on! Get off! Get in and get out. Up next seven more common phrase of herbs with to get. 7. 'To get' phrasal verbs : Okay, let's talk about get phrase of verbs. There are many phrase of birds with to get you already know to get up in the morning, which is another way to say to rise out of bed in the morning or to stand from a sitting position, for example, Get up off the sofa. So far, in this course, you have learned to get in to get out, to get on and to get off for entering and exiting small spaces. Now let's learn some other phrase of UBS with to get first. Let's talk about relationships. If you have a good relationship with someone, you would say that you get on with that person or you get along with them to get on with someone and to get along with them both mean the same thing. They mean that you are not very close to the person. They are not your best friend, but you have a good relationship with them. This second relationship, Ferb, is to get together, and you will see this verb again in the grammar section. To get together means to pay romantically with someone. For example, Sarah and John got together at a party or Mark and Rachel got together at work. It also means to meet someone socially. For example, if you're saying goodbye to someone, you would say, let's get together soon. Another phrase of birth for talking about relationships is to get over. To get over means to recover from something. This could be a sickness or a very bad time in your life. For example, Rachel broke up with James, and it took him a long time to get over it. That is to say, it took him a long time to recover more examples with to get over. Have you got over your cold yet? Yes, I'm just getting over it now. Steve got over his drug addiction, and now he is on his way to leading a normal life to get on, to get on with. To get along with, to get together and to get over the second way we use get phrase of verbs is for organizing . The first for this is to get through to get through means to use something. Until there was nothing left. For example, we have got through a lot of toilet paper this week. Uh, can you go to the shops. We got through or the milk. More examples. Happiest. Finished studying yet? No. I have another paper to get through. And then I am finished. This second is to get rid of something. This means to throw something away. For example, I have to get rid of that old bike. It has gone rusty. Don't get rid of my old school reports. I want to keep them for the future. More examples. She is getting rid off her old clothes. She is going to give them to charity, huh? Don't get rid of your old records. They might be worth something one day. The third verb is to get by. This means to manage financially. For example, she get by on less than 30 euros a week. I don't know how she does it. Who? We won't get by on this amount of money. We need a pay rise. The other way we used to get by is to say that you are defending yourself when speaking another language. In fact, we never say to defend ourselves. We only say to get by, For example, I can't speak French very well. But I can get by when I go to France. Uh, I got by when I went to Italy because I could use my Spanish. Uh, can you get by in German? No, I don't speak a word, but I can get by in Portuguese to get through to get rid off and to get by. The third very short category is crime is someone commits a crime and they are never found all they go to court and the jury finds an innocent. Then we would say they got away with the crime. That is to say, they got away with impunity. We also use it for smaller crimes. Such as when a child is naughty. For example, Season stole all the chocolate from the cupboard, but her mother didn't notice. And so she got away with it. More examples. I never handed my assignment into the teacher. Did you get away with it? Yes. She was sick last Friday, and so no one noticed to get away with something. Finally, Do you remember when we used get as an informal way for toe understand? Well, we used to get again to express his idea. For example, if you don't exactly know the subject off the conversation you would say, What are you getting at to say, What are you trying to express? And you would say, I'm saying that the bus service needs improvement or something like that. Another example. What are you getting at exactly? Are you saying that he won't get promoted? No, I wasn't getting at that. I was saying that he might find the interview more difficult than he expected. One word of caution to get at is informal language, which you should only use with friends. If you don't understand something that your boss or teacher say's, you must say instead, what do you mean to get it something. And so there you have it. Fraser verbs with To get two practices. Topic. Go to our review video. 8. 'To get' phrasal verbs review: Okay, so let's review phrase of herbs with to get the to get freeze of words with studies work for relationships. These were to get on to get along, to get together and to get over. They get phrase of Earth for organizing, were to get through something to get rid of something and to get by which, remember, has two meanings. The third category is crime, with the phrase of herb to get away with something. And finally we have get four to understand again with to get at now to practice, I will give you a phrase and you substituted with the appropriate get phrase of Herb ready Number one leads of. And John started going out when they joined the same tennis club and with get right leader , and John got together when they joined the same tennis club. This is get together for to start a relationship. Number two. I don't like my boss. We have very different personalities. And with get right, I don't get on with my boss or I don't get along with my boss. We have very different personalities. This is to get along or to get on with four toe have a relationship with someone. Number three. What he's saying Are you saying that we don't owe the money and with get what are you getting it? Are you saying that we don't owe the money? This is to get out for to mean something Number four It took her years to recover from the loss off, losing him and with get it took her years to get over the loss off losing him. This is to get for to recover number five. I can speak Spanish a little when I go to Spain, enoughto order food in restaurants and with get I can get by in Spanish When I go to Spain , enoughto order food in restaurants. This is to get for to defend yourself when speaking another language. Number six You have used all the bread we have to buy some more and with get you have got through all the bread. We have to buy some more. This is to get through for to use up completely. Number seven. Have you thrown away that old skateboard yet? It's gone rusty and with to get. Have you got rid of that old skateboard yet? It's gone rusty. It is to get for to throw away number eight. The boy cheated in the exam, but he was not caught. And with get the boy cheated in the exam. But he got away with it. This is to get away with for to get away with impunity. Number nine. The family bandages on less than 100 euros a week and with get the family gets by on less than 100 euros a week. This is to get by four to manage financially. And so there you have it phrase of words with get up next part to Grandma with to get. 9. 'To get' grammar: introduction : well done for completing part one. Now in this section, you will learn how we used to get by adding it before certain adjectives on verbs to change the meaning of a sentence. Welcome to get with Grandma. 10. To get plus adjective to express a process: In our last video, we talked about the six meanings of Get here. We will look at the final meaning off get which is get for process to express a temporary change off state or emotion. For example, I get tired at the end of the day or they have got wet in the rain for all other meanings of get. Please look at our previous lesson. Allah moves and physical states changed throughout the day. For example, when you wake up in the morning, you are not tired. You are ready for the day, you go to work and then at about four PM, you start to get tired. That is to say, you are not completely tired yet, but you are in the process off becoming tired later. At the end of the day, at about 11 PM, you are tired and ready for bed. This middle sentence you are getting tired is get posse adjective tired. That means the process of change. This type of change, however, is impermanent and only refers to number one changes of temporary physical states, such as getting bored or tired number two emotions which are always temporary, such as getting angry scared or stressed, and number three other things should change temporarily. For example, this guy gets dark at night, and in the morning it will get light in some languages. Get Plus adjective is expressed with a reflexive pronoun myself, yourself, himself, herself and so on in English. It isn't expressed within a reflexive pronoun because we feel the person does not cause the change inch. Instead, the change in emotion or states happens outside of us, and we receive or get it. For example, with the sentence, I get wet in the rain. I didn't cause the rain, but I received or got it and it made me wet, or I am getting bored with this movie here. I am not boring myself. It is the movie that is boring me. And so I get or receive the boredom in English, the reflective pronoun. It's only used for things you physically do to yourself. For example, you have cut yourself or she has burnt herself while cooking get plus objective exists in all tenses. Let's look at some examples. She is getting hungry, the present continuous. They have got bored, the present perfect. We would get sick if we didn't eat healthfully. Second conditional, he got nervous just before the flight get in past. You will get sleepy if you don't take a break. Future common objectives used with Get our angry, hungry, bored, tired, sleepy Lost, Confused, Irritated, Jealous, Stressed excited Light Dark, wet, dry Worried drunk sick, Ill Better Worst depress and ready. Finally, as you know, get plus adjective expresses a change in only impermanent things you cannot say. Therefore he is getting to be a doctor as becoming a doctor is a permanent thing. Instead you must say he is becoming a doctor with the verb become okay to practice You listen to this story and count how many times I use get plus adjective Remember I only want it account get plus adjective the other forms off Get Don't count. Ready? Imagine a typical day. You wake up in the morning feeling fresh and awake. You have breakfast and go to work. It starts to rain. You haven't brought your umbrella And so you get red wet your war rife At work you see a big pile of paperwork about a report You have to finish now you feel yourself getting a little stressed you weren't stress before, but your mood has temporarily changed. And now you are getting stressed. By the middle of the morning, you start to get hungry, and so you have a snack. By the end of the afternoon, you start to get tired. You know that if you don't take a break, you will get very tight. And so you go for a coffee after work, you have to go to a friend's party at a restaurant and you don't know where it is. And so you start to get a little lost. It's getting late. You think your friends might be getting worried, and so you give them a cool Your friends tell you the directions, and to locate the restaurant you get there just in time. You see your friends at the table and see they are already getting a bit drunk. At about 11 PM you're getting really tired, and you are. You have got a little dizzy from all the food and wine. You order a taxi and get home. Just before midnight, You get into your pajamas and go to sleep. None of your emotions or physical states are permanent, and when you wake the next morning you feel fresh and awake for the new day. So there you have it to get plus adjective. 11. To get plus comparative adjective : As we learned in the previous video, English speakers used to get plus an adjective to express a process. For example, she is getting sick. She wasn't sick before, but now she is the process off becoming sick. You can, in fact, used to get with almost any adjective as long as it is in comparative form. For example, what is the comparative or fast? That's right. Faster You can set. Therefore, say that the Internet is getting faster in your area to explain that the incident is becoming faster. What is this in your language? Have a think about it. In many European languages, comparative adjectives are preceded by the verb to make to say that the Internet is making itself faster in English. It is to get what is the comparative off expensive right? Expensive has more than one syllable, and so it is more expensive. You can also uses with to get to say that the cost of living in my country is getting cheaper or more expensive. What is the comparative off? Good right? Better and bad? Correct. Worse is the traffic in York City getting better or worse? All has the economy in your part of the world got better or has it got worse? So that's it for comparative adjectives to practice what you've learned in both to get plus adjective and to get plus comparative adjective, go to our lesson review section next. 12. To get plus adjective review: Okay, so let's review to get plus objective, we express a change of impermanent state or emotion with to get for example, she is getting annoyed with my singing or they have got bored with this film. Let's change the channel Get is commonly paired with these objectives. Angry, hungry, bored, tired, sleepy, lost, confused, irritated, jealous, stressed, excited. Light, dark, dirty, wet, worried, drunk, sick, ill, better, worst depressed and ready. You can download a list of these adjectives from the lesson notes below. However, there are some objectives which we didn't include in the lesson. The's talk about relationships to help you understand them. I would talk about Lucy and Jack, and you count how many times I use get plus adjective ready. Lucy and Jack liked each other from the moment they met. Finally, they got together at a work party. To get together means to pay romantically with someone. However, it can also be used as a synonym for to meet socially. For example, if you're speaking with a friend, you might say, Let's get together soon. Back to Lucy and Jack. Their relationship goes well, and they start decide to get engaged, which means they promised to marry each other. Six months later, they get married in English. You do not say to marry each other, you say, to get married. After several years together, however, Lucy and Jack decide that they are not compatible. Lucy gets annoyed that Jack, when he doesn't do his share of the house. Work on Jack, often gets distracted when Lucy wants to speak to him about something important. After a while, Lucy and Jack decided to get divorced. They signed the divorce papers and go their separate ways to get engaged, to get married and to get divorced. One final thing you can use get with almost any type of objective. However, you cannot say to get happy or to get proud. Why is this? Well, it's because in English, happiness and pride is a reaction that something will someone provokes in you. It is not a process that you do to yourself. For this reason, we always use happy and proud with the verb to make. For example, my family makes me happy. All my Children make me proud. You can, however, say get sad. Although it is not good English, it is better to say something makes me sad. Now let's move on to get plus, comparative adjectives get can be paired with almost any adjective in comparative form. For example, what is the comparative off hot right Hatta and code colder. And so you can say the climate in your country is getting hotter or colder. What is this sentence in your language? In many European languages? This sentence would be with to make to say, the climate in my country is making itself hotter or colder in English. It is to get, which is another reason why to get appears so much in the English language. More examples is English for you getting easier or more difficult. Winters in my country are definitely getting wetter, but in other parts of Europe they're getting drier. What are you learning about yourself as you're getting older? And so that's it. Forget plus adjective and get plus comparative adjective up next. How to use to get to mean to accustom yourself to something 13. To be used to: What's the difference between he used to play tennis as a teenager on, He is used to playing tennis at the weekend. They are pretty similar sentences, aren't they? However, they are completely different in one sentence. Used to is a verb any other. It is an adjective making two entirely different sentences. Find out why and how to use the different use twos in this lesson. Today we're here again to talk about used to, but we're not talking about the verb use to to being passed, such as in the sentence he used to play football when he was a teenager. No, we're here to talk about the objective used to. For example, she is used to waking up early or they're used to living in the city. This type of used to means to be accustomed to, and the structure is subject pro down or noun plus two B plus used plus the verb enjoyment , as I have said, it means to be accustomed to. That is to say she is accustomed to waking up early. She doesn't every day or they are accustomed to living here in the city. They have lived here all their lives But how do you distinguish it from used to for past well used to for pass is a verb. It's questions are therefore made with the auxiliary verb do, such as Did you used to play football as a child and negatives with Don't. For example, I didn't used to play football as a child. I played basketball. Used to for accustomed is an adjective. It is therefore preceded by to be verb such as she is used to doing her homework. Questions are made by reversing the subject pronoun on the verb to make. Is she used to doing her homework and negatives with not? No. She is not used to doing her homework another way to distinguish them. It's that used to for past is followed by the infinitive. For example, they used to cycle to university when they were students, while to be used to to meet Accustomed is followed by the verb and Garant. They are used to cycling to university. They do it every day. Used to can also be put into past. For example, she waas used to making the bed. She had been doing it for years. Well, they were used to cooking for themselves, though technically other tenders of possible. They're hardly every used and so all you have to worry about is used to impress int and sometimes past some more examples. I am used to teaching English. I have done it for many years, but I am not used to teaching French. I have never done it. Lucy was used to studying. She was training to be a doctor. Tom is not used to cooking for himself. He has never lived alone. What are you used to doing on? What do you not used to doing? 14. To get used to : to be used to, as you know, means to be accustomed to. For example, we are used to eating healthy food. Oh, they were used to walking to school. But what does it mean when someone say's, I am getting used to eating healthy food or they were getting used to walking to school? Well, I didn't get means that you are in the process off becoming accustomed to something. You are not accustomed to it yet, but little by little, you are accustom ing yourself or getting used to it to show you what I mean. Listen to this story. Maria gets a job as a night security guard. At first, Maria is not used to working at night. She is not accustomed to it. The release later, Maria, is getting used to working at night. She still finds what he get night difficult, but she's becoming accustomed to it. One year later, Maria is used to working at night. She is completely accustomed to the job. Get means to become accustomed to something. You are perhaps a little accustomed, but not completely. However, while to be used to only exists in the present and past form to get used to exist in all tenses. Take a look at this sentence and see how many ways you can change it with get you can have present. Maria gets used to working at night present continuous. Maria is getting used to working at night present. Perfect. Maria has got used to working at night past Maria got used to working at night. Future Maria will get used to working at night. Second conditional, Maria would get usedto where he at night if she had time. Third conditional Marie. It would have got work usedto working at night if she had had time. And there are bull to practice. Listen to the story about Sarah and Tom, who had just moved to Paris from the UK And you count how many ways and how maney tenses I use to get too used to. Sarah is getting used to speaking French thinking Now chat to people in the street. Tom has not got used to speaking French and can only speak a few words. However, Tom believes that he will get used to speaking French in six months or so, both Sarah and Tom got used to taking the metro very quickly They think, however, that they could never get used to driving around the city even if they had a car. As there is so much traffic, Sarah jokes, the charm would have got used to it if he had been born a Parisian. They have already got used to eating and drinking good wine and food. However, they haven't got used to spending so much money yet. 15. To get used to review: Okay, so let's review to get used to. First of all, let's look at the verb to be used to. To be used to means to be accustomed to, well, that something is your habit. For example, we are used to cycling toe work, war. They were used to getting up early on a school day. But what happens when you put a get in front of the sentence? Well, adding, the get means that you are in the process of becoming accustomed to something, it means that you are not accustomed to it yet, but little by little, you are a custom ing yourself or getting used to it. For example, Sarah gets a job as an English teacher in Tokyo, Japan. At first she isn't used to living in a tiny apartment, but slowly, over time she gets used to it or a customs herself. To be used to can only be used in present and past tense. To get used to is much more common because it exists in all tenses. For example, Sarah has got used to eating sushi every day. When did she get used to taking the Tokyo subway she got used to taking the Tokyo subway very quickly. Sarah was getting used to taking martial arts classes, but then she stopped. She might get used to speaking Japanese, but it will take a long time. She thinks she would get used to sleeping on a food Tom if she had one for homework. Take this. Get used to sentence and see how maney tense changes you can make. Paul is getting used to living on an island. So there you have it to get used to up next. How to use get with passive voice. 16. Passive voice skillshare: we make the path of voice with an object. Some version off to be on the participle, for example, that apple was eaten or the painting is finished. His structure runs object plus two B plus participle. We used the passive voice when we want to emphasize the result in action rather than the person or subject doing the action. For example, in the active sentence, I did the report. It is me who is important in the sentence on the fact that I did it changes to passive. It becomes the report was done by me. It is the report which is now important in the sentence, to use the passive voice correctly. There are some things to remember. Number one, adding the agent, if you want to add the personal thing, which does he action, Also known as the agent you do it with by, for example, the chair was made by my father, but often this inflammation is to perf use. In other words, it adds nothing to the sentence, and you can omit it if you wish. Number two florals Remember if the object is plural, then to be changes to our in present and were in past. For example, the dogs are fed and the dogs were fed number three proposition placement. If there is a proposition between the verb and object, you keep the proposition after the verb. I know this sounds change, but it's true. It's what's happens. For example, take a look at this active sentence. They talked about the issue. Now what is this impassive? Correct the issue. Waas talked about another example. Take a look at this sentence. I spoke to the boy about his behavior and impassive Correct. The boy was spoken to about his behavior. The proposition that you change here is to not about because that is a proposition between the verb on the object number full. It is very common in English. It is a very common way to speak. But why? While the reason is cultural, we have no rial subjunctive tense. This means we have no structure way to soften or cast out on our active sentences, and so we speak impassive. For example, the resume Feitian wasn't made is far softer and socially acceptable than saying you didn't make the reservation. Remember, English is a very polite language, and for this reason, people often speak indirectly with extra subordinate clauses such as Do you know I was wondering and so on The passive voice is another way that people speak politely. Number five the passive exists in all tenses. Often students only practice the present possum future passive. The keys are found. The keys were found on the keys will be found. In fact, the passive exists in all tenses. And to demonstrate this, we're going to do an activity. I would say the same active sentence in different tenses. And you tell me what the passive is ready. Since it's one, someone is processing it now and impassive. Correct? It is being processed now In present, continuous sentenced to someone processes it every day. Right? It is processed every day. Three Someone was processing it when I got here and impassive It was being processed when she got here full. Someone can process it and impassive it can be processed five Someone will process it tomorrow It will be processed tomorrow six Someone has processed it. It has bean processed seven Someone would process it if their work time and impassive it would be processed If there were time. Hate someone would have processed it. If there had been time and impassive, it would have been processed if they had being time. 17. How we use 'to get' with passive voice : by now. You should already know about how the passive works and why English speakers use it so much . He we're going to talk about another passive voice on This is passive voice with get Okay. So, as you know, the structure for the normal pattern voice is object plus two B plus participle. For example, the building waas painted it is used when the object, the thing receiving the action is more important than the subject. The thing doing the action, You already know this, and I hope you use it. But the only problem is that in English there were several forms of passive voice. And if you want to speak like a like a native, you have to learn the mall. Today we're going to talk about the second most common form or passive voice. And that is passive voice with the verb to get okay. Basically, in this form, you substitute the verb to be for to get for example instead of I was paid, we say I got paid. Remember that exactly like to be to get exists in all tenses. And so you can say I am getting paid. I will get paid. I have got paid. I would get paid. I would have got paid and so on. More examples. My bike got stolen last month from my school. Or I think my sister will get promoted next year. She has worked very hard, but why substitute? Pulled to be for to get at all well, basically, we used to get when there is no agent. The agent remember, It's a thing doing the action because it's either number one obvious. The personal thing. It's so obvious they're not worth mentioning in the sentence. For example, in the sentence, I got promoted in his only my company who can promote me, and so there was no need to explain it or she got a pay rise. It is only her company who can give her the pay vice. And so it is. No, there's no point mentioning them. Number two. The agent is unknown. For example, my computer got stolen. I have no idea who stole my computer, and so I cannot place it in the sentence. Therefore, you do not use the passive with to beat. Within this construction you use to get another example. Tom's grandfather got killed in the wool we have no idea who killed Tom's grandfather. It waas a war number three for unpleasant situations with unpleasant situations. The agent will often want to separate themselves from the action. For example, you may say to your sister, your phone got broken in this case, it is you who actually broke your sister's phone. But you don't want to volunteer this information, and so putting into passive makes it appear that you had nothing to do with it. Another example. You lose your partner's keys. You don't really want to say, Honey, I lost your keys until you reverse this sentence with to get to say, Honey, your keys got lost. You probably have the same idea in your language. You just have to think about what it is now. Let's talk about verbs commonly used with to get impassive, for the reasons I have mentioned get is commonly used with the following Bubs number one. What Febreze to pay to promote toe higher to fire, to make redundant and cancel number two accidents, crimes or something unpleasant Febreze, for example, to spill toe hurt too damaged to destroy, to knock down, to break, to ruin, to wreck, to kill to lose, to attack, to run over, to infect, to cut off, to steal, to rob, to bed, to wound, to injure, to blow up, to find, to bite and to vaccinate. Finally get its only used with action verbs and never state Febreze for example You cannot say nothing gets known. Rather, it is nothing is known equally. You cannot say the message I The message got understood. It must be the message Waas Understood. Okay. Practice time to practice Changes sentence to passive with Get ready. Number one The captain wrecked the ship against the rocks and impassive the ship got wrecked against the rocks. To wreck means to ruin. Remember to omit the agent the Captain, for this sentence to make sense number two she is spilling the milk and impassive the milk is getting spilt. Number three walk kills many people and impassive Many people get killed in war number four They will promote her and impassive she will get promoted. Number five Someone broke my glasses last Friday and impassive. My glasses got broken last Friday Number six The motorbike hurt the boy and impassive the boy got hurt. Number seven The company is making them redundant and impassive. They are getting made redundant and finally number eight. If you do that, they will steal your mobile and impassive. If you do that, your milk mobile will get stolen. So there you have it Passive voice would get. 18. 'To get' with passive voice review: Okay, so let's review the passive voice with to get first of all, the structure off. Normal passive voice is object plus two B plus participle. For example, the football club was founded in 1908 It is used for the object. The thing receiving the action is more important than the subject. The thing doing the action, the passive voice is very common in English. It exists in all tenses, and it's often used with modal verbs such as must should may and might, such as the garden must be tiny tomorrow. Or the email might have been lost. Now moving on to get with passive voice In this form, you substitute the to be verb for to get, for example. Instead, off she was promoted. We say she got promoted. More examples. My computer got broken last week. All it's important to get vaccinated before you go to a tropical country. But when do we used to get well? We used to get When there is no agent. The agent remember, it's a subject doing the action because it is either obvious the person or thing. It's so obvious that they are not worth mentioning in the sentence. Examples include to get paid to get fired, to get promoted and to get made redundant because it is only your company who can do these things? Number two. The agent is unknown. For example, like house got broken into last night, you don't know who broke into your house. And so you do not use to be in this passive construction you used to get and number three from pleasant situations with unpleasant situations, the agent will often want to separate themselves from the action. For example, you may say to your mother, your dressed got ruined in the washing machine. In this case, it is you who ruined your mother's dress by putting it on the wrong setting in the washing machine. But you don't want to volunteer this information, and so putting into passive makes it appear that you had nothing to do with it again. Here are verbs commonly used with to get impassive. These are work firms, including to pay to promote toe higher, to fire, to make redundant and to cancel also accidents, crimes or something unpleasant happening. Verbs, including to spill toe hurt to damage, to destroy, to knock, dragged down to break, to ruin, to wreck, to kill, to lose, to attack, to run over, to effect, to cut off, to steal, to rob, to burn, to wound, to injure, to blow up, to find, to bite and to vaccinate. Finally get its only used with action verbs and never state verbs. For example, you cannot say nothing gets understood, because I understand it's a state Ferb. Instead, it is nothing is understood to practice. Change these sentences to passive with gets ready. Number one. The skeeters bit me last night and impassive, I got bitten by mosquitoes last night. Number two, The Town Hall Find the man for driving without a license and impassive, the man got fined for driving without a license. You do not need to mention the town hall in the sentence because the organization doing the finding is obvious. Number three. She burned herself while cooking and impassive. She got burnt while cooking number four. My uncle's company made him redundant and impassive. My uncle got made redundant. Remember to be made redundant means that someone has lost their job because a company is closing, not because there was a problem with the person. Number five the electricity company, cut off the families electricity supply and impassive the families. Electricity supply got cut off and finally number six. The bullets wounded the man and impassive. The man got wounded and that's it to get with passive voice. 19. The five verbs that express change: today we're going to talk about verbs that express a change. The most obvious verb for this is to become, for example, we are becoming old. In other words, we are in the process of aging. Well, he became a teacher. He went to a process to become a profession, in this case, a teacher. But you cannot use become for all types of change. In fact, some of the most common mistakes I here are things like he became crazy or I am becoming tired. You do not use become in the sentences. You use other verbs. But which ones? And what are the rules? Well, find out in this video, there are actually five become verbs, each expressing a particular type of change. The 1st 1 is to become to become is paired with it either and now or an adjective. It means a gradual change that takes place over a long period of time, and it's usually permanent, such as number one, a change of belief. For example, she became a Buddhist well. He became a liberal number two, becoming well changing a profession. For some pool, they have become doctors number three. A change is social position, for example, he became rich over time or she became a widow and full other permanent changes or personality or physical characteristics. For example, we are becoming stronger or he has become arrogant. City got his promotion. The second verb is to get to get is paired with an objective and normally means a temporary change of state or emotion that can change back quickly, such as number one, a change of state, for example. They get sick, hungry or tired, or to change for motion. She got angry, unbearable. Who worried? During any day you can become several of these things and then return to normal. The third verb is to turn into to turn into counts before and now on adjective over. Now it means a total change of form. For example, spring turns into summer water turns into ice. A baby tends into child. The frog turns into a prince night tens, and today I'm water 10 Tinto wine. It also means a complete change of personality or values, such as he turned into a radical well, she tended to a better person. The fourth verb is to turn this one is easy to 10 is for colors, for example, to turn green with envy or the traffic light turns red. It also expresses the completion, often age, such as my brother turned 30 last year, or she will turn 50 next year. And finally we have to go to go is paired with an adjective. A means an unpleasant and normally permanent change, such as to go deaf, blind, broke or bankrupt. It is also used for crazy and all synonyms for crazy, such as insane, mad, nuts, wacko and so on. In this case, the person has not literally lost their mind, but rather has temporarily lost control off their emotions. For example, she is going crazy with all these works, though the work she has to do if others are provoking craziness and you use a phrase to drive me crazy example. My kids aren't driving me crazy today. This is Breast expressed in the Britney Spears song to drive me crazy, and I encourage you to have a look at it on YouTube. To go also expresses a change of color exactly like to turn. For example, she went brown in the sun or he goes white when he rides on a roller coaster. Okay to practice. I will give you now and you tell me which word to use for change. Ready vegetarian. This is change off belief, and so it is to become board. This is a temporary change, and so it is to get bold. This is a permanent, unpleasant change, and so it is to go green. That's easy. It's a color, and so it is to turn or to go criminal. This is considered a profession or change of social status. Either way, it is to become pregnant. It's a temporary state, and so it is to get strong. This depends on the context. If the changes happen quickly and could be temporary, for example, building your muscles and the gym. Then it's get. However, if it has happened over a long period of time on at least feels permanent, such as a mental or emotional strength than it is to become finally lame. This is when you have permanently damaged your leg and so you can't walk well, what's event? Well, it's unpleasant on permanent, and so it is to go. So there you have it, almost all the verbs that express change. There is, however, one more verb, which works in a slightly different way, and that is to make 20. To make skillshare: This is the second part in our verbs to express change series, and today we're going to talk about the verb to make. To make is, of course, used in many different ways, such as to make the bed what to make dinner. But it also means a change in someone's emotion. In this way, it can be categorized as a change. Ferb, along with the other, change verbs to become, to get to turn, to turn into and to go that I talked about in the previous video. So how is to make a change? Ferb? Well, it expresses a change of emotion or physical state. But this time, instead of you changing yourself, such as in the sentence, I get tired something or someone else provokes a reaction in you. For example, my job makes me tie it. My job provokes the tightness in me. The structure runs object or, in other words, the thing that is provoking the reaction plus make plus object pronoun plus adjective or verb. For example, that dog makes my mother happy. The dog is the object, making my mother happy in this way, a make sentence. It's the opposite off a get sentence in a get sentence such as I get angry at the film, you're the subject. While the film is the object in a make sentence, it is reverse. The film makes me angry. You are the object while the thing provoking you. In this case, the film it's the subject to make is commonly used with the words angry, laugh, cry, smile, sick, worried, emotional, hungry, nervous and upset. The adjectives, happy and unhappy and proud, can only be used with to make the phrase is she gets happy or I get proud, don't exist. This is because in English we believe that a state of happiness or pride can only be provoked in you. Buy something else. You cannot make yourself happy or proud, so it must be used with the verb to make. For example, doing exercise twice a week makes me happy. Or winning football matches makes them proud. The adjective sad can be used with get, but it is better to use it with make the sentence. The film makes him sad sounds much more normal than he gets sad at the film. So what makes you happy and what makes you sad? What makes you laugh and what makes you cry? I hope this video has made you understand a little more about change verbs in English. 21. Verbs for change review: Okay, let's review burbs that express change to become, to get to turn into, to turn on, to go. First of all, what Ferb goes with this word a teacher, right, To become a teacher. When do we use to become become means gradual change that takes place over a long period of time and is usually permanent, such as number one, a change of belief. For example, she became a radical number two becoming or changing profession. For example, they have become plummets number three, a change in social position. For example, the Children have become orphans and full other permanent changes of personality or physical characteristics. For example, we are becoming more patient. What Ferb goes with this word blue right to turn blue. When do we use the verb to turn? We used to turn for colors and to turn an age. For example. She is turning 21 in June. What about this word board, right. This is our friend. Get again for to get bored as you know, to get its plus an objective and means number one a change of state. For example, they get dizzy or number two a change off emotion. We got excited. What about this word, Matt? Right to go mad. When do we used to go to go? Is paired with an adjective and means an unpleasant a normally permanent change, such as to go death blind, broke or bankrupt. We also use it with mad and all synonyms off mad. You can also use to go with colors such as the traffic light goes green. And finally which verb to be Hughes with these words, water and ice right water turned into ice to turn into means to convert into something. In other words, something completely changes it form. For example, the sapling the sapling is a baby tree turns into a tree. Okay to practice, I will give you a noun or adjective, and you tell me which verb we use for change. Ready number one. Emotional. This is a temporary state, and so it's to get emotional Number two. Food and bad. This is a permanent andan pleasant change, and so it's the food goes bad. Number three. Conservative. This is a change of belief, and so it's to become a conservative. Number. Four. Autumn on Winter Autumn turns into winter. Number five 50 50 is an age. And so it's to turn 50. Number six. Wrong, Wrong. It's like bad and so it's to go wrong. Number seven Hungry, Hungry is a temporary state, and so it's to get hungry. Number eight. Disillusioned. This is a gradual change and so it's to become disillusioned. Now let's move on to to make How do you change this? Get sentence with to make I get bored with film, right? You reverse the subject on the film which is the object to say the film makes me bored. What is the difference between a to get plus adjective sentence onder make plus adjective or noun sentence? Well, in a make sentence, something or someone provokes a reaction in you, for example my friend makes me laugh. In other words, my friend provokes the laughter in me Remember the abject is happy, unhappy and proud. Can only be Hughes with to make the phrase she gets happy or I get proud. Do not exist to practice. I will give you a get sentence and you reverse it with to make number one we get upset when animals suffer and with make animals suffering make us upset. Here I have changed the verb to suffer to the noun suffering number two. I get worried when there is an earthquake and with make earthquake make me worried. Number three. She got hungry when she saw you cooking and with make seeing you cooking made her hungry. Number four. They got sad at the film and with Make the film made them sad. The adjective sad is much more common with the verb to make them with the verb to get. And that concludes this section on firms that express change. 22. Epilogue and thanks: congratulations on completing the course now. I encourage you to go out in the world and practice what you've learned with other English speakers. If you don't have anyone to practice with, don't worry. You can strengthen your knowledge off English grammar through TV shows, podcasts, YouTube and films. You can find a list of resources in the pdf below. Great work on completing its course, and I'll see you next time. Happy learning.