Prepositions of Time and place – Preposiciones en INGLES – LECCION 25

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LESSON 25 – LECCION 25 GRAMATICA

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Today we are going to talk about the prepositions of time. We are also going to review the prepositions of place discussed and presented in LESSON #9 (CLICK HERE).

Hoy vamos a presentar las preposiciones de tiempo y también vamos a repasar las preposiciones de lugar que discutimos en la LECCION #9 (ENLACE AQUI)


Prepositions of place and time – Preposiciones en inglés

Before we start presenting more prepositions of place please review Lesson 9 (Link here).

Prepositions of place show where something is in relation to another object or person. They show “position” and help us describe where something is located in a sentence.

In lesson #9 we practiced the prepositions of place and today I would like to expand the conceptwith the rollowing rules.

Prepositions of place and time : IN / ON / AT

Use IN before:

– Countries and cities :Colombia, Bogota (Paises y ciudades)
– Buildings: a shop, a museum (Edificios)
– Months: February, June (Meses)
– Seasons: winter, summer (Estaciones del año)
– Years: 1998, 2003 (Años)
– Times of the day: morning, afternoon, evening – NOT night (Partes del día)

Use ON before:

– Transport: a bike, a bus, train, plane, a ship – NOT car (Transporte)
– A surface: the floor, a table, a shelf, the balcony, the roof, the wall (Superficies)
– Dates: March 1st (Fechas)
– Days: Tuesday, New Year’s Day, Valentine’s Day (Dias)

Use AT before:

– The following words: school, home, work, university, the airport, the station, a bus stop, a party, the door, night, the weekend
– Times: 6 o’clock, half past five, 4:45 pm (Hora)
– Festival periods: Christmas, Easter (Festivales)

More Prepositions of time (colaboración englisch-hilfe.com) Mas preposiciones en inglés


Links to practice Prepositions of Place:

Prepositions of time

http://www.learnenglish.de/Games/Prepositions/PreposTime.htm

http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/230.html
http://www.ztudenti.com/index.php/Galeria-Shkollore/prepositions-of-time.html
http://www.world-english.org/prepositions.htm

Exercises IN / ON/ AT
http://esl.about.com/library/quiz/blgrquiz_prep1.htm
http://esl.about.com/library/quiz/blgrquiz_prep3.htm

http://www.scribd.com/doc/6979692/In-On-At-Preposition-Practice
http://www.english-the-easy-way.com/Prepositions/In_On_At_Place_Quiz.htm
http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/63.html
http://www.clafoti.com/ImagenesABC/exa_3.htm
http://www.languageschool.cz/prepositionsoftime2.html
http://english-quiz.net/time-prepositions-quiz.html

http://www.better-english.com/grammar/timepreps.htm
http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/prepositions-at-in-on-time.htm

Extra Reading:
http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/prepositions-at-in-on-place.htm
http://www.english-4u.de/prep_of_place.htm

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