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Prepositions

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Prepositions

  1. 1. A Preposition Is a word that shows  Shows the the relationship of relationship between one word in a a noun and another sentences to another word in the sentence word. such as  A verb  And adjective  Or other noun Miss Elena 1
  2. 2. Understanding prepositionsA preposition can be One word on, at, in… A phrase (a group of words) ontop of, across from… Miss Elena 2
  3. 3. Prepositions are followed by Nouns at home, on water, Pronouns in it, next to me, Noun Phrases across from the tall building Miss Elena 3
  4. 4. There are four things that a prepositions tells1. Where someone or 1. Location something is. 2. Direction2. Where something is going. 3. Time3. When something happens. 4. Relationship4. The relationship between a noun or a pronoun and another word in a sentence. Miss Elena 4
  5. 5. Prepositions are followed by Nouns at home, on water, Pronouns in it, next to me, Noun Phrases across from the tall building Miss Elena 5
  6. 6. LocationDebbie’s dog is outside its cageOther prepositions that show location: In, on, near, under, and inside Miss Elena 6
  7. 7. “At” and “In” “At”: The general place, a point. at school, at the theater, at the beach… “In”: an area, a place with limits. in New York, in a swimming pool, in the box… Miss Elena 7
  8. 8. Direction Debbie’s dog ran to the cage.Other prepositions that show direction:Around, toward, through, and beside. Miss Elena 8
  9. 9. TimeDuring carnival I lost my dog the cage.Other prepositions that show time:During, until. Miss Elena 9
  10. 10. RelationshipOther prepositions show the relationship between a noun or a pronoun and another word:Sasha went to the Halloween party with HenryThe exciting book was written by Mark Twain. Miss Elena 10
  11. 11. Some prepositions About, above, abroad,  Out, outside, over, past, across, after, against, since, through, along, among, around, throughout, to, toward, as, at, before, behind, under, underneath, below, beneath, besides, until, up, upon, with, between, down, during, within, without....... except, beyond, but, by, for from, in, inside, into, near, of, off, on, onto, Miss Elena 11
  12. 12. Compound prepositions According to  In back of Ahead of  In case of Along with  In front of As for  In regard to Away from  In spite of Because of  Instead of By way of  Out of Due to  Up to Except for  With the exception of In addition to Miss Elena 12
  13. 13. Prepositional Phrases Is a group of two or more words that begins with a preposition and ends with a noun or pronoun called the object of the preposition. Every preposition has an object Miss Elena 13
  14. 14. ONWe use this to mean that someone orsomething is touching a surface. It means NOT IN and NOT UNDER. Examples: on the road on the door Miss Elena 14
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