When you are giving a list of options for others to choose from or explaining options to people, try to sequence the options so you sound natural. An example of this could be transport options. You can get the train, the bus or walk to my house. This is OK but you can show that … [Read more…]
When you have to say something that needs to be in order you need to sequence your ideas. This can be done with the past, present and future. There are two main ways to do it: numbering your steps or without numbers.
Today’s video shows how to make coffee. It is not perfect but it does show you how to describe a process by sequencing actions (‘first’, ‘then’, ‘next’) and using the imperative verb form (‘do this’, ‘pour the water’). For more practice, have a look at how to cook in English.