Prepositions can be tricky for a lot of English learners. How about you? Well, for today’s podcast English lesson, let’s have a look 4 grammar patterns that use go and prepositions, so you can use them in your everyday English conversations and writing.
Here are the example sentences:
Listen to the podcast or the check the transcript for the details
Go to + place:
- I went to the office this morning.
- Jack went to France in 2010.
- Jen is going to Boston for the weekend.
Go + gerund (VerbING)
- I go skiing in Vermont. Not, I go skiing to Vermont.
- Bob and his friends went drinking at Rudy’s.
- I’ve been shopping at Macy’s so many times.
Go + to place + for + noun/gerund
- I went to Starbucks for coffee.
- Yuki goes to Rudy’s for the beer.
- We go to Jones Beach for fishing.
- A lot of people go to Miami for surfing.
Go + to place + to verb
- I went to Starbucks to buy coffee.
- Yuki goes to Rudy’s to drink beer.
- We go to Jones Beach to fish for flounder.
- A lot of people go to Miami to surf in nice waves.
Today’s listening challenge:
- What did you learn about the village?
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