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English course grammar

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The first topics we want to focus on when learning English or a new foreign language are grammar lessons. This is very natural because in order to be able to speak a language, we need to have some basic knowledge and rules about sentence structure. However, we do not take any grammar lessons while learning our mother tongue, but the normative sentences established by the people around us are the first grammar lessons for us. Learning English is also the case. The rules that our teacher sets are the basic guide or the beginning of the way for us. The English course continues with a grammar-oriented approach because there are dozens of new rules, words and ways of using. Still, there’s no need to be desperate! The English course will help you learn a lot of useful information for everyday conversations, as well as grammar, basic grammar training.

In this article we will review some examples of how we use English grammar in our daily conversations and actions.


“Talking, laughing, joking”

Talking, laughing, joking… When we are together with our friends or family, we do these kinds of actions. We often use “Phrasal verbs ken to talk about such actions or situations. Phrasal verbs are groups of sentences consisting of multiple words that have some kind of idiom or idiomatic meanings. In other words, the words used in such groups of words mean different situations beyond their meaning.

However, in the same sentence, there are prepositions used side by side with phrasal verbs. Such prepositions often appear to be phrasal verb, but never have idiomatic meanings. To make such sentences, we need to look at the combinations of what we call “social” verb and preposition. So we can learn how people react to ideas or situations using English words.

In this context, let us examine the use of “about” and “to birlikte together.


Talk about / laugh about / joke about

The first group of verbs includes what we use in actions like “talk about / laugh about / joke about.. We use these elephants with “about pek many times in our daily English conversations.


For example:

1: What did you do last weekend?

2: Oh, we went to a café and talked about the drama in Ali’s life.



1: Really? What kind of drama?

2: Well, Ali sent a bunch of money to some guy saying he was a Egyptian prince. I guess he had never heard of that famous internet scam…


1: That’s crazy! I think Ali should read the news more often.

2: Yeah, but Ali didn’t seem mad – he laughed about the whole situation. He even joked about it, too!


1: What a positive person!


In this example, two people are talking about a joke to someone.


Talk to / Listen to

Let’s look at the examples of the second group, talk to and listen to:

The words “talk” and “list bir are verbs. “To” is a preposition. You can talk to someone and listen to someone.


For example:

“I enjoy talking to my friends and family.”

“She said I was not listening to her.”

You can also talk to someone and listen to something:


“Is Joe talking to that tree?”

“Are you listening to that song again?”


Many pop songs have examples of using “talk to” and “listen to”.

For example, let’s listen to American singer Frank Sinatra:




“Talk to me, talk to me, talk to me

Your magical kiss can take me just so far ”




Rock band Evanescence can give us an example of “listen to:

Listen to each drop of rain

Whispering secrets in vain (listen, listen)


You can do exercises by multiplying such uses. English course grammar will give you detailed information about basic grammar knowledge and practice.