Get, Part 1.

Here’s some more information about the word “get”. Jon and Kirsten are working hard on a series of videos to help you. This is really good because now I can take a nap.



Get is one of the most difficult words in English. It has several meanings. I’m going to ask my two favorite teachers to do a video on “get” because it’s complicated and I wasn to sleep more. Today I’ll give you a few uses for the word in combination with the word “through”. “It’s been…


Back that cat up.

If you turn your back on someone or something, it means you’re don’t care what happens to them anymore and won’t help them no matter what. Your cat may turn its back on you, but don’t worry. We’ll be back.

The assistant grammar cat. A beautiful ginger girl.
Assistant Grammar Cat

Standing in and out.

I did stand up to Flash the other day. Remember that I stand in for him any time he takes a day off and sleeps. Those posts stand out because they don’t happen that often. I think Flash is lazy sometimes, that’s why I have to stand in so our students don’t get stood up…

Phrasal Verbs

Snow in Seattle

It snowed here yesterday. Or maybe it was the day before. I was asleep. The city is covered with a ‘blanket’ of snow. It doesn’t snow here very often. In places that get snow frequently, they have special trucks called ‘snowplows’ that clear the streets so that cars can drive and people can go out…