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BUSINESS ENGLISH  : VOCABULARY + VIDEOS

https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/business-english

https://www.examenglish.com/BEC/index.html

CHECK THESE ADJECTIVES FOLLOWED BY PREPOSITIONS

LINKS (EXERCISES)

https://www.englishgrammar.org/adjective-preposition-combinations/

https://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises_list/prepositions.htm

https://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/grammar_list/prepositions.htm

Adjective + Preposition Combinations

There are many cases in which adjectives are combined with prepositions – but there is no rule stating when to use which combination. As you read and listen to more English, you will become more and more familiar with how these adjective-prepositions combinations are used.

Here are a few of the most common combinations of adjectives and prepositions in English:

AT – SURPRISED AT, ANGRY AT, GOOD AT, TERRIBLE AT

  • I’m surprised at how fast my students are learning.
  • My mother is angry at me because I forgot her birthday.
  • Jamila is good at songwriting and painting.
  • He’s terrible at math – he failed the class twice!

OF  – PROUD OF, AFRAID OF, FOND OF, FULL OF

  • You practiced a lot and gave a great performance – I’m proud of you!
  • Jewell is afraid of swimming in the ocean.
  • The kids are very fond of the puppy.
  • The mall is always full of teenagers on the weekend.

WITH – SATISFIED WITH, BUSY WITH, FED UP WITH, ASSOCIATED WITH

  • I wasn’t satisfied with the customer service at the bank.
  • We’ve been working overtime lately because we’ve been busy with a new project.
  • I was fed up with my boyfriend’s lies, so I ended the relationship.
  • There are many health risks associated with smoking.

IN – DISAPPOINTED IN, SKILLED IN, INTERESTED IN, INVOLVED IN

  • The teacher was disappointed in the behavior of the class.
  • She was highly skilled in physics and chemistry.
  • Giovanni is interested in classic English literature.
  • Marlene is very involved in volunteer work.

*Notice that in can have a similar function to at. Ex) She’s skilled at soccer. She’s skilled in playing soccer.

FOR – KNOWN FOR, GOOD FOR, TERRIBLE FOR, EXCELLENT FOR

  • Brazil is known for its wonderful music and friendly people.
  • Chocolate and red wine are actually good for your heart!
  • Looking at screens all day is bad for your eyesight.
  • Playing memory games is excellent for improving your brain function.

TO – MARRIED TO, FRIENDLY TO, SIMILAR TO, RUDE TO

  • He’s married to an Australian woman.
  • Everyone I met on the trip was friendly to me.
  • The movie is very similar to the book.
  • The little boy was punished after being rude to his grandfather.

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REVISION

 (wish, conditionals, modals, would rather, connectors, verbs+to or ing, etc) 

VERBS FOLLOWED BY TO AND ING

https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/grammar/intermediate-to-upper-intermediate/verbs-followed-by-ing-or-by-to-infinitive-2

https://campus.almagro.ort.edu.ar/ingles/articulo/927346/useful-links

PARAPHRASING ACTIVITIES WITH ANSWERS

http://www.mansioningles.com/first/first_cert10.htm

REVISION ACTIVITIES

https://campus.almagro.ort.edu.ar/ingles/articulo/1083585/pia-activities----------------------------------