Here is a list of the most common mistakes made by Turkish students.
These are most commonly made due to students translating from Turkish.
Credit goes to: http://turklishtefl.com/
Listen TO something/someone
I listen to music.
She listened to her friend talk about politics.
They’ve been listening to that CD for over an hour now.
I’m listening you.
Go TO somewhere Come TO somewhere
Monica goes to work every Monday.
I went to Germany last year.
I went in Germany last year.
I’ve come to class 5 times this week already.
Exceptions: home, abroad, here/there, somewhere [No TO]
I went home last night.
I went to home last night.
We’re going abroad next summer.
Kara came here to visit her aunt.
Kara came to here to visit her aunt.
I’ve gone there before.
Wait FOR someone/something
So… you’ll wait for me at the station, right?
I had to wait for my visa before I could leave for Russia.
Wait for me.
I’ll wait my friend.
Get married TO someone or Marry someone [NO PREPOSITION]
get married WITH someone
I got married to Mark when I was 20 years old.
I got married with Mark when I was 20 years old.
John will marry Tracy next year in the old church.
John will marry with Tracy next year in the old church.