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    Question Prepositions??..

    Hello there..
    Could anybody help me with prepositions. whenever i speak english publicly preposition are the single most important impediment. how can i improve on it...? probably listening to the native speakers.. or English songs.. which way?

    please help..
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    Tdol is online now Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: Prepositions??..

    It's a huge area and takes time to master. I would recommend reading as widely as possible.

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    Hi,
    I'd also advise alot of learning by rote - learn stories by heart.
    Best wishes.

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    Smile Re: Prepositions??..

    Quote Originally Posted by Humble View Post
    Hi,
    I'd also advise alot of learning by rote - learn stories by heart.
    Best wishes.
    Rote learning is real hard thing... i am a teacher and am rarely able to recall what i had learned in front of students..
    i will try it once more..
    thank you

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    Tdol is online now Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: Prepositions??..

    I'm not a great fan of rote learning- it seems like a huge effort for little reward with me- different strokes for different folk.

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    Default Re: Prepositions??..

    Hi tdol,
    And who is? Reading is good, but just how much should I read to get all those prepositions firmly stuck in my head?
    I just record phrases with them and peel potatoes or do some other chores with headphones on, this seems to be the shortest way.

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