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Practice English Speaking&Listening with: #106 The differences between Bring, Carry, Fetch, and Take – ESL

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you know the difference between the

words bring carry fetch and take if the

answer is no this is going to be a very

useful episode for you I'll start by

explaining the meaning of each of these

terms with some examples and in the

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let's begin this new episode when do we

use the word bring-bring means to

conduct something or someone to come

with to or toward the speaker let's hear

some examples Jason please bring me a

beer he brought his brother to the

hospital when do we use the word take

take means taking something or someone

away from

where you are or when the person making

this request is not at the intended

destination examples am I allowed to

take library books home with me can I

take you to the movies tonight could you

take these files to James office the

following examples will help you to

remember the differences between bring

and take let's hear the examples you

bring something or someone here and you

take something there you bring something

or someone toward a person and you take

something away from a person so far so

good

okay let's continue when do we use the

word carry to carry means to move while

holding something or someone in a

vehicle in your hand or body we use it

when the person making their request is

not at the intended destination examples

bill would you please carry my suitcase

tom is carrying me in his arms and when

do we use the word fetch fetch means to

bring back or to return something or

someone examples Rex

fetch the ball Sandra

go and fetch the doctor all right now

let's practice with a short

question-and-answer exercise sometimes I

call it a conversation simulator because

you practice your English like in the

real conversation here's how it works I

give you information and ask simple

questions after each question there is a

pause where you can answer after the

pause I give you a correct answer for

you to compare today I will talk about

Tom a wealthy man who spends all day

giving orders

are you ready let's go Tom had a perfect

life he spent the whole day giving

orders to his servants

did Tom have a terrible life

no no he didn't have a terrible life his

life was perfect

Tom spent all day receiving orders from

his servants right

no no he didn't receive any orders from

his servants he gave the orders to whom

did he give orders to his children

no no he didn't give orders to his

children he gave orders to his servants

what did Tom spend did he spend his

money

no Tom didn't spend his money he spent

his time giving orders

in the morning he told his Butler to

bring him breakfast in bed when did he

tell his Butler something

in the morning he told his Butler

something in the morning what did Tom

tell his Butler

did he tell him to open the door

no no Tom didn't tell his Butler to open

the door he told him to bring his

breakfast

where was the butler supposed to bring

breakfast in the dining room

no no the butler wasn't supposed to

bring breakfast into the dining room he

had to take it to Tom's bed in the

afternoon he asked his chauffeur to take

him to the golf club

did he ask the chauffeur in the

afternoon or in the evening

in the afternoon Tom as the chauffeur in

the afternoon

did he ask the chauffeur to take him to

the supermarket

no no he do nask the chauffeur to take

him to the supermarket

he asked the chauffeur to take him to

the golf club

did Tom asked the butler to take him to

the golf club

no no he didn't ask the butler Tom asked

the chauffeur to take him to the golf

club

in the evening he ordered his dog to

fetch some tennis balls did Tom order

anyone

yes he ordered his dog to do something

so what did Tom order his dog to do

he ordered his dog to fetch some tennis

balls did the dog have to catch tennis

balls or golf balls

not golf balls Tom's dog had to fetch

tennis balls

at night Tom suddenly wakes up and he

slowly realizes that it was all a dream

did he wake up slowly or sullenly

suddenly he woke up suddenly Tom

continued sleeping bright

no no Tom didn't continue sleeping he

woke up did Tom realize it was a dream

yes Tom realized it was just a dream

poor Tom he woke up realizing that

everything was a dream hopefully his

dream will come true someday who knows

he may receive an inheritance from a

distant relative perfect it's the end of

this mini story as you can see through

questions and answers you can practice

and improve your speech if you want to

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will be back next week with a new

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