HOW TO give instructions
Go straight on. Don’t cross the street! The school will be on your left.
Can you tell me how to get to the school?
= base form of the verb
= don’t + base form of the verb
e.g. Go straight on. Take the first street on the left.
e.g. Don’t cross the street. Don’t drive on the right in England!
– to order someone to do something – to give instructions
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Keep in mind: If you want to structure your instructions, use linking words: – first(ly)… – second(ly)… – then… – next… – after that… – finally…