Grammar Patterns

V n to-inf

II.5 The 'teach' group

These verbs are concerned with teaching someone to do something, or with programming or preparing someone or something to do a particular task.
Modern roses are bred to flower more or less continuously throughout the summer season.
There are professional courses which will prepare students to teach in secondary schools from 11 to 16.
The LEDs can be programmed to change at different speeds, strobe, or simply stay at fixed colours.
She describes her as a 'wonderful, wise, loving woman who taught me to accept myself as a human being'.
  • be bred
  • groom (usu passive)
  • prepare
  • prime
  • program
  • programme
  • ready
  • school
  • tailor
  • teach
  • train
  • bring up
  • gear up (usu passive)
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