Element FORM/USE: 'LOOK FORWARD TO'
SuperCat VERBS
SubCat phrasal-prepositional
Lexical Range N/A
Level A2
Cando Can use 'look forward to' as a fixed expression followed by an '-ing' form or noun phrase, usually at the end of correspondence.
Corrected Learner Example I'm looking forward to seeing you! (Turkey; A2 WAYSTAGE; 2008; Turkish; Pass)

I look forward to hearing from you. (A2 WAYSTAGE; 2009; Polish; Pass)

I am looking forward to our meeting. (Sri Lanka; A2 WAYSTAGE; 2009; Singhalese; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example I am looking forward to our meeting. (Sri Lanka; A2 WAYSTAGE; 2009; Singhalese; Pass)

I'm looking forward to seeing you! (Turkey; A2 WAYSTAGE; 2008; Turkish; Pass)

I look forward to hearing from you. (A2 WAYSTAGE; 2009; Polish; Pass)
Comments look forward to accounts for 87% of all phrasal-prepositional verb occurrences at A2, and 86% of total occurrences from A2 to C2.

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