How To Vocabulary

showing how to do something.

How to give instructions to someone

How-to (pronounced ‘hau tu) Adjective
  1. Providing detailed and practical advice. “Learn how to do something.”
  2. Noun: A book, video, or training session that provides practical advice. “Read a how-to book.”

 

 Before you start ….  Earlier you…
 Prior to starting …  To start with…
 Firstly,  The first thing to do is …
 I would start by …  To begin with, you …
 The best place to begin is …  After that …
 To continue …  Next you …
 The next step …  The next thing to do is …
 After you have done that …  Once you’ve finished that …
 When you’ve done that …  The last thing you do is …
 The last step is …  In the end you …
 At the same time you …  When this happens …
 While this is going on …  Simultaneously …
 While  Lastly
 Then you  In the next step …
 Later you …  Keep going until …
 When you have finished …  Finally …

 
Showing how to use DIY tools.

Some Useful Phrases

How do you operate this machine? Can you show me how to use this?
Do you know how to use this? How do I go about doing this?
Firstly you should plug it in. Then next, you switch it on.
The light should come on. That means it’s working.
Have you checked the plug? Sorry, I don’t understand.
Will you explain that again, please. Can you show me how to do it, please.
Does it come with instructions? Can you tell me step by step, please.




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