Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles 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.