Prepositions

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Colegio Nocturno Calasanz
Wenser Pérez
7° grade
Topics
English | Usage | Example |
* on | * days of the week | * onMonday |
* in | * months / seasons * time of day * year * after a certain period of time (when?) | * in August / in winter * in the morning * in 2006 * in an hour |
* at |* for night * for weekend * a certain point of time (when?) | * at night * at the weekend * 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 acertain 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 time | * from Monday to/till Friday |
* 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 * up to a certain time | * I will be back by 6 o’clock. * By 11 o'clock, I had read five pages. |
Prepositions – Place (Position andDirection)
English | Usage | Example |
* in | * room, building, street, town, country * book, paper etc. * car, taxi * picture, world | * in the kitchen, in London * in the book * in thecar, in a taxi * in the picture, in the world |
* at | * meaning next to, by an object * for table * for events * place where you are to do something typical (watch a film, study,work) | * at the door, at the station * at the table * at a concert, at the party * at the cinema, at school, at work |
* on | * attached * for a place with a river * being on a...
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