English Grammar Instead
Learn English Instead Grammar

Grammar Level 7- Lesson Twenty Three

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Instead in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

Grammar Recap

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“Instead” is similar to “or.” It describes a substitution or an alternative situation. “Instead” is often followed by the preposition “of.”



Candy tastes good, but it isn’t good for you to eat too much. Instead, consider eating fruit if you want something that’s sweet.


Newspapers aren’t as popular as they used to be. Instead, many people are going online for their news.


Instead of entering a career as a stockbroker, he decided to become a professional skateboarder.


He should have gone to sleep. He stayed awake all night instead.


Ron was supposed to leave at 5:00; instead, he has to stay in the office and finish some paperwork.


Quiz for Instead

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