We use get on/get off & get in/get out of to talk about transportation. For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at how we use these phrasal verbs.
Here are the example sentences
When we talk about public transportation (like a bus, train, or plane), we use get on and get off.
- I got on the train at 34th Street.
- I saw Jack when I got on the bus.
- If you want to come to Happy English, just get off at Grand Central Station.
- I got off the bus at Spring street and then walked to the restaurant.
When we talk about a car (or a taxi, which is a car) we use get in and get out of:
- I got in a taxi and went to my office.
- I got I my car and drove to the train station.
- I told the taxi driver that I wanted to get out at the corner.
- If you want to come to Happy English, just take a taxi. You can get out of the taxi at the corner of Madison Ave and 40th street.
Here is the answer to yesterday’s listening challenge question
- At the beach, Shelly took off her shoes, pushed her feet in the sand, went hunting for seashells, and took photos.
- Sam take off his shoes, pushed his feet in the sand, and then went swimming.
Here are today’s listening challenge questions
- According to the subway announcement, which stop is Happy English?
- Why did Michael take a cab to his office?
Please feel free to write your answers in the comment box below.