P repositions  of P lace and  M ovement
P repositions of  P lace <ul><li>In ,  on , and  at  are used to talk about places. </li></ul>
P repositions of  P lace <ul><li>W e use  in  with  enclosed spaces  (e.g. </li></ul><ul><li>rooms, buildings) and  limite...
P repositions of  P lace <ul><li>W e use  at  with  a point  (e.g. at the bus stop), and  at  with  a building when we eit...
O ther  P repositions of  P lace <ul><li>There are people  outside  the cinema. </li></ul><ul><li>There’s a clock  above  ...
P repositions of  M ovement <ul><li>Into ,  onto , and  to  are used to talk about  movement . </li></ul><ul><li>We  moved...
P repositions of  M ovement <ul><li>The opposites are  out of ,  off , and  from : </li></ul><ul><li>We  moved  the chairs...
O ther  P repositions of  M ovement <ul><li>They  ran   across  the field to the road. </li></ul><ul><li>Jim  cycled   alo...
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Prepositions of Place and Movement

  1. 1. P repositions of P lace and M ovement
  2. 2. P repositions of P lace <ul><li>In , on , and at are used to talk about places. </li></ul>
  3. 3. P repositions of P lace <ul><li>W e use in with enclosed spaces (e.g. </li></ul><ul><li>rooms, buildings) and limited areas (e.g. </li></ul><ul><li>towns, parks, countries, continents): </li></ul><ul><li>In my pocket </li></ul><ul><li>In her car </li></ul><ul><li>In Germany </li></ul>
  4. 4. P repositions of P lace <ul><li>W e use at with a point (e.g. at the bus stop), and at with a building when we either mean inside or outside : </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s meet at the cinema . </li></ul><ul><li>It was a hot day at the stadium . </li></ul>
  5. 5. O ther P repositions of P lace <ul><li>There are people outside the cinema. </li></ul><ul><li>There’s a clock above the cinema entrance. </li></ul><ul><li>The cinema entrance is under the clock. </li></ul><ul><li>The bank is next to / beside the cinema. </li></ul><ul><li>The bank is between the cinema and the cafe. </li></ul><ul><li>There is the hill behind the town. </li></ul><ul><li>The car is in front of the bank. </li></ul>
  6. 6. P repositions of M ovement <ul><li>Into , onto , and to are used to talk about movement . </li></ul><ul><li>We moved the chairs into the bedroom. </li></ul><ul><li>The actor ran onto the stage. </li></ul><ul><li>They walked to the next town. </li></ul>
  7. 7. P repositions of M ovement <ul><li>The opposites are out of , off , and from : </li></ul><ul><li>We moved the chairs out of my bedroom. </li></ul><ul><li>The actor ran off the stage. </li></ul><ul><li>We drove from London to Edinburgh. </li></ul>
  8. 8. O ther P repositions of M ovement <ul><li>They ran across the field to the road. </li></ul><ul><li>Jim cycled along the road to the next town. </li></ul><ul><li>I walked up the hill and down the other side. </li></ul><ul><li>The bus went by the bus stop without stopping. </li></ul><ul><li>The train goes through three tunnels. </li></ul>
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