English prepositions TO and INTO + verbs of movement

Let’s do some more preposition practice today.  This time TO and INTO. We go/come or travel to a place or an event. “I have to travel to Europe a lot for my job.” “Will you come to my party this Saturday?” *Don’t forget we use to with trip –“How was your trip to Ireland?” AND we can use several verbs …

How to use TO and FOR – graphic with video!

T0 and FOR We use the words TO and FOR to show a reason for our actions TO TO is used with verbs – I came to eat lunch. I bought this computer to give to my daughter. FOR FOR is used with nouns – I came for lunch. I bought this computer for my daughter. A video version of …

Free English practice game! Prepositions (IN, AT & ON) for places

Play this online version of “Who Wants To Be a Millionaire” I made this puzzle to test your use of prepositions for places. click for the game 🙂 Watch this video for review of prepositions for places. Like English 808 on Facebook and… https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.7.2/jquery.min.js function resizeFrame() { var height = jQuery(‘body’).outerHeight(); if (height > 0 && parent.resizeCustomHtml) { parent.resizeCustomHtml(‘651974990595743801’); } …

To and For – Infographic

A helpful graphic I made to explain how to use  ‘TO’ and ‘FOR.’ I hope it’s helpful! (click for a larger image) As seen on  https://www.facebook.com/english808

English preposition help – ON the bus…

I made an infographic to answer some of my students questions about prepositions and vehicles (buses, cars, trains planes etc.) I thought it would also make a nice blog post where I could give some more examples. IN a bus is also possible – “I saw a strange man in the bus last night.” But ON is the most natural. …

MORE English prepositions week 2 – Adjective + TO/FROM/THAN

More English adjectives + prepositions Today – Adjective + to\from\than We say similar to “Japanese beer is similar to Canadian beer.” “Your music tastes are similar to mine. We both like jazz and 80’s rock.” BUT We say different from “Leon is very sweet, he’s quite different from his brother Jason. Jason is rude.” We also say different than “You …

MORE English prepositions week 2 – Adjective + FOR

More English adjectives + prepositions Today – Adjective + for In English we say someplace or someone is famous for (something) For example: “Korean singer Psy is famous for his song ‘Gangnam style.’” “Venice is famous for it’s canals.” We also say responsible for something “Who is responsible for the mess in the kitchen?” – the kitchen is messy, who’s …

MORE English prepositions week 2 – Adjective + AT

More English adjectives + prepositions Today – Adjective + at In English we use the adjectives good, bad, better with at + subject. Here are some examples: “In not good at history, but I am good at math.” “Allen is better than me at history, but I am better at math.” “We are both bad at science, but we are …