work at / from home

English grammar questions, answered by Alan

Moderator: Alan

Post Reply
Silver Member
Posts: 31
Joined: Wed Jan 07, 2004 8:36 am
Location: Taiwan

work at / from home

Post by Stephen » Fri Oct 22, 2004 5:10 pm

What's the difference in meaning between "work at home" and "work from home"? Thank you very much for your reply.

User avatar
EC Teacher
EC Teacher
Posts: 12886
Joined: Mon Dec 29, 2003 7:56 pm
Status: English Teacher
Location: Japan

Post by Alan » Sat Oct 23, 2004 4:17 am

The second means that your home actually is your workplace (i.e. you do not go to an office every day) . The first could refer to any kind of work, including work that you have brought home from the office.

Post Reply