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How To Use Been And Gone: English Vocabulary Lesson

This English grammar lesson will show you how to use ‘been’ and ‘gone’.
Watch the video then do the revision exercises. If you need more help then read the text below before trying the exercises.

If you have been it means you are not there now.
If you have gone it means you are still there.

‘Gary has been in Bangladesh with a few friends.’
(been – he is not there now)

‘Now he has gone to India.’
(gone – he is there now)

Remember: Been means not in Bangladesh. Gone means still in India.

Now do the revision exercises.