|ESL BLUE(s)||Troubleshooting to versus at|
|Correct Form||Common Errors|
|I am going to my hotel. I am staying at the Hilton.||I am going |
I am staying
|To indicates a movement in the direction of. |
At indicates position: there is no movement.
|I'm excited. I'm going to college next year.||
I'm going to |
We do not use the with certain expressions:
Compare: I am going to (the) church. I am going to (the)school.
|I'm tired. I want to go home.||I want to go |
The expression is go home. Don't use to.|
However, when you are more precise: my home, my friend's home, you must use to
|Tomorrow I'm staying at home (or at the house).||
Tomorrow I'm staying at |
We do not use the with certain expressions. For example:|