5 Structures with the verb "to get"

get verbs vocabulary Dec 05, 2018

This video is about the verb "to get" and five different language structures that can help us understand what this verb means.

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Minimal Pairs - /ɒ/ and /əʊ/

This video is about minimal pairs and focuses on the sounds /ɒ/ and /əʊ/.

Here are some more examples:

not note

want won’t

got goat

hop hope

on own

cost coast

non known

odd owed

rod road

rot wrote

sop soap

stock stoke

tossed toast

wok woke

block bloke

bond boned

bossed boast

clock cloak

cock coke

cod code

col coal

cop cope

god goad

jock joke

mod mode

pop pope

rob robe

rod rode

ROM roam

shod showed

smock smoke

sock soak

sod sewed

blot bloat

bod bode

bonze bones

chock choke

cocks coax

con cone

crock croak

doss dose

dot dote

foggy fogey

glob globe

hod hoed

lob lobe

lop lope

mod mowed

mop mope

mot mote

nod node

odd ode

rot rote

slop slope

sod sowed

tock toke

tod toad

tot tote

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4 Types of Nouns

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In this video you will learn about 4 types of nouns used in the English language.

The 1st type is: countable nouns.

For example: dog

The 2nd type is: uncountable nouns.

For example: water

The 3rd type is: plural nouns.

For example: scissors

The 4th type is collective nouns (or group nouns).

For example: team 

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Conditional Phrases

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Basically, conditional phrases are hypothetical phrases consisting of two clauses: an "if" clause and a "then" clause.

In this video we discuss the following conditional phrases: zero, first, second, third, and mixed.

Zero Condtional tells us about general facts or strong opinions.
Zero Conditional = If present, (then) present

Example: If it rains, you get wet.

First Conditional tells us about a possible future condition.
First Conditional = If present, (then) future

Example: If I win the lottery, I will buy a house.

Second Conditional tells us about an impossible alternative present condition.
Second Conditional = If past, (then) would + infinitive

Example: If I had a car, I would drive.

Third Conditional tells us about an impossible alternative past condition.
Third Conditional = If past perfect, (then) would + have + past participle

Example: If I had gone to the cinema, I would have watched Batman.

Mixed Conditional tells us about the relationship between an impossible alternative...

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Question Structure in English

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In this video you will learn about 4 types of question structures used in the English language.

The 1st type is : TO BE

This type of question uses the verb "to be". To make a question using the verb "to be", you need to put the verb before the noun. You can also add a question word or phrase to the beginning of this structure.

The 2nd type is : NOT TO BE

This type of question uses any verb other than the verb "to be". To make a question using this structure, you need to have an Auxilliary verb (helping verb), subject, and infinitive (main verb). You can also add a question word or phrase to the beginning of this structure. An easy way to remember this structure is the acronym QuASI.

The 3rd type is : PREPOSITIONS

This type of question uses a verb connected to a preposition. When we use a verb connected to a preposition in a question, the preposition should go at the end of the question.

The 4th type is : QUESTION WORD AS THE SUBJECT

This type of question uses a verb other than the...

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