MORE English prepositions week 2 – Adjective + TO

More English adjectives + prepositions Today – Adjective + to In English we say married to “Kim is married to an American doctor.” Brian got married to his high school sweetheart. How romantic!” We also say engaged to “Samantha is engaged to Kevin, they are really in love.” “Kim was engaged to her husband for 18 months.”

English practice – Adjective + preposition V

Adjective + of Other adjectives that use the proposition of. Sure of – to be positive that something will happen. “Andrew will be late again tomorrow, I’m sure of it.” “The clouds look very dark, the sky is almost black. It will rain soon, I’m sure of it.” “Better take an umbrella, the rain is coming. I’m sure of it.” Capable …

English practice – Adjective + preposition IV

Adjective + of Other adjectives that use the proposition of. Sick/Tired of – to have too much of something, we don’t want any more. “We have spaghetti every night for dinner. Let’s have pizza tonight, I’m tired of spaghetti.” – Recently we’ve had too much spaghetti, I don’t want any more. “Andrew is always late. Our boss is getting tired …

English practice – Adjective + preposition III

Adjective + of Other adjectives that use the proposition of. Aware of – to know something, to have some information. “The company president spent $50,000 on business lunches last year! Were you aware of that?” – Did you know that? “$50,000?! I’m shocked! Are the company shareholders aware of that.” “Main street is becoming a one way street on Saturday! …

English practice – Adjective + preposition II

Adjective + of We often use adjectives of feelings with of. Words like proud, fond, jealous, ashamed are used with of – then the subject. For example: “My son just won his first karate tournament! I’m so proud of him! “I’m proud of you son!” “Robert’s co-worker Henry always gets more interesting assignments than him. Robert is jealous of him.” …

English practice – Adjective + preposition

Adjective + of A few weeks ago we practiced adjectives and adverbs. This week lets practice using adjectives with their prepositions. We often use adjectives of feelings with of. Adjectives like afraid, frightened, and scared are used with of – then the subject. Adjective with feeling + of + the thing that gives us that feeling.For example: “Walter is afraid of …

English prepositions- IN, AT & ON with places (video too)

This content is NEW and ADVANCED on my postEnglish prepositions IN, AT, ONClick the link above! Learn the meaning of the prepositions IN, AT and ON and practice some of their uses! Read and listen to natural preposition sentences that we use to describe what’s around us and where things are.    Video text below! In means inside We say: in a room …

English verbs PLUS preposition “to” or “at” with a different meaning.

Here are 2 common examples of verbs that use both “to” and “at” with a different meaning. 1- Shout Shout to (so they can hear you) “I saw my friend Jim across the street but he couldn’t see me, so I shouted “Hello!” to him.” Shout at (when you’re angry) “When my brother got in a car accident my Dad shouted at him for …

English verbs PLUS preposition “to”

In English we use the preposition “to” with these verbs: Talk to “I talked to Steve last night, he will come to the party on Saturday.” Explain (something) to (someone) “This grammar is hard. Can you explain it to me?” Listen to “I like to listen to Jazz when I study.” “I’m listening to the announcement.” Write to “I write to my grandma every week.” OR …

English verbs PLUS preposition “at”

In English we use the preposition “at” with these verbs: Look at “Wow look at that! There is a bird inside the department store.” Stare at “My eyes are sore because I stare at a computer screen all day at work.” “Oh my eyes hurt from staring at my computer! I work too hard!” Laugh at “When I dropped my soup at lunchtime everyone …