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  • This is everyday grammar.

  • I'm Alice Bryant.

  • You have probably heard native English speakers say things like, I'm going to school.

  • But why don't they say I'm going to home?

  • The answer has to do with the verb.

  • Go and place adverbs.

  • Listen to this.

  • Speaker used the word home.

  • I'm going home in about 20 minutes.

  • See you there.

  • Here Home acts as an adverb, not a noun.

  • After the verb go and before some adverbs of place, we omit the Prepa Szish in two.

  • The words downstairs and upstairs are other examples.

  • They describe locations inside Ah, home or building.

  • Listen to how this speaker uses one of them with the verb Go great, Let's go upstairs.

  • The meeting is on the second floor.

  • Other adverbs that follow this pattern include their and somewhere.

  • Listen to these speakers and note the word to does not appear after Go.

  • I hate staying home.

  • I want to go somewhere fun.

  • How about the park?

  • I'm going there for a walk later.

This is everyday grammar.

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