Prepositions – Time
English

Usage

on

days of the week

in

Example

months / seasons



on Monday
in August / in winte...
Prepositions – Place (Position and
Direction)
English
in

Usage

Example


in the kitchen, in London

book, paper etc.

...
English
in

Usage

Example


in the kitchen, in London

book, paper etc.



in the book

car, taxi



in the car, in a ...
English

Usage

Example

from

who gave it



a present from Jane

of

who/what does it belong to



a page of the book
...
Exercises
1._He pen is ___the notebook.

2._The brown dog is ___the box.

3._The apple is ___ the book and the pen.

4._Th...
5._The girl is standing ___ the board.

6._The chair is ___ the desk.

7._The red ball is ___the dog.

8._The presents are...
12._The ball is____ the box and the bear.

Choose the correct answer for each question .

1._I saw something about it ____...
B) out of / in
C) in / next to
5._ He jumped ______ the wall and ______ the garden.
A) Over / into
B) along / up
C) by / o...
ANSWERS

1)Next to.
2)In
3)In front of
4)Between
5)In front of
6)Under
7)Behind
8)On
9)Inside
10)In front of
11)Inside
12)...
1) B
2) B
3) B
4) A
5) A
6) C
7) C
8) A

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Prepositions

  1. 1. Prepositions – Time English Usage on days of the week in Example months / seasons  on Monday in August / in winter time of day  in the morning year  in 2006  in an hour for night  at night for weekend  at the weekend a certain point of time (when?)  at half past nine since from a certain point of time (past till now)  since 1980 for over a certain period of time (past till now)  for 2 years ago a certain time in the past  2 years ago before earlier than a certain point of time  before 2004 to telling the time  ten to six (5:50) past telling the time  ten past six (6:10) to / till / until marking the beginning and end of a period of till / until in the sense of how long something is going to last He is on holiday until Friday. by in the sense of at the latest I will be back by 6 o’clock. after a certain period of time (when?) at up to a certain time time from Monday to/till Friday By 11 o'clock, I had read five pages.
  2. 2. Prepositions – Place (Position and Direction) English in Usage Example  in the kitchen, in London book, paper etc.  in the book car, taxi  in the car, in a taxi picture, world  in the picture, in the world meaning next to, by an object  at the door, at the station for table  at the table for events at room, building, street, town, country  at a concert, at the party place where you are to do something typical (watch a film, study, work) on at the cinema, at school, at work attached  the picture on the wall for a place with a river  London lies on the Thames. being on a surface  on the table for a certain side (left, right)  on the left for a floor in a house  on the first floor for public transport  on the bus, on a plane for television, radio  on TV, on the radio by, next to, beside left or right of somebody or something under on the ground, lower than (or covered by)  something else the bag is under the table below lower than something else but above ground  the fish are below the surface over covered by something else  put a jacket over your shirt meaning more than  over 16 years of age getting to the other side (also across)  walk over the bridge overcoming an obstacle  climb over the wall above Jane is standing by / next to / beside the car. higher than something else, but not directly  over it a path above the lake
  3. 3. English in Usage Example  in the kitchen, in London book, paper etc.  in the book car, taxi  in the car, in a taxi picture, world  in the picture, in the world getting to the other side (also over)  walk across the bridge getting to the other side across room, building, street, town, country  swim across the lake through something with limits on top, bottom and  the sides drive through the tunnel to movement to person or building  go to the cinema movement to a place or country  go to London / Ireland for bed  go to bed into enter a room / a building go into the kitchen / the house towards movement in the direction of something (but not directly to it) go 5 steps towards the house onto movement to the top of something  jump onto the table from in the sense of where from  a flower from the garden Other Important Prepositions
  4. 4. English Usage Example from who gave it  a present from Jane of who/what does it belong to  a page of the book what does it show  the picture of a palace by who made it  a book by Mark Twain on walking or riding on horseback  on foot, on horseback entering a public transport vehicle  get on the bus in entering a car / Taxi  get in the car off leaving a public transport vehicle  get off the train out of leaving a car / Taxi  get out of the taxi by rise or fall of something  prices have risen by 10 percent travelling (other than walking or horseriding)  by car, by bus at for age  she learned Russian at 45 about for topics, meaning what about  we were talking about you
  5. 5. Exercises 1._He pen is ___the notebook. 2._The brown dog is ___the box. 3._The apple is ___ the book and the pen. 4._The pupil is ____ the door.
  6. 6. 5._The girl is standing ___ the board. 6._The chair is ___ the desk. 7._The red ball is ___the dog. 8._The presents are ______the table. 9._Two people are ___the green car. 10._My brother is sitting ____ the computer. 11._Three pencils are ___ the pencil box
  7. 7. 12._The ball is____ the box and the bear. Choose the correct answer for each question . 1._I saw something about it ______ television. A) in B) on C) at 2._ It's unlucky to walk ______ a ladder in my culture. I always walk ______ them. A) out of / in B) under / around C) up / along 3._ The restaurant is ______ the High Street, ______ the cinema. A) under / around B) in / next to C) through / in 4._ Sally left school ______ the age of 16 and went to work ______ a bank. A) at / in
  8. 8. B) out of / in C) in / next to 5._ He jumped ______ the wall and ______ the garden. A) Over / into B) along / up C) by / on 6._ He was driving ______ 180 miles per hour when he crashed ______ the central barrier. A) out of / in B) in / next to C) at / into 7._ John is the person standing ______ the window, ______ the woman with the long blonde hair. A) at / into B) in / next to C) beside/next to 8._ Look, that car's ______ fire. A)on B)in C)with
  9. 9. ANSWERS 1)Next to. 2)In 3)In front of 4)Between 5)In front of 6)Under 7)Behind 8)On 9)Inside 10)In front of 11)Inside 12)Between
  10. 10. 1) B 2) B 3) B 4) A 5) A 6) C 7) C 8) A Prepositions by Mayra Alejandra Bonilla Ordaz is licensed under a Creative Commons Reconocimiento 3.0 Unported License. Creado a partir de la obra enhttp://blogtecnologiasaprendizaje.wordpress.com/hojas-detrabajo/hoja-4/.

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