An English lesson on Prepositions.
Cecilia and Ana are sitting around a table in the garden, learning English. Cecilia is working on her laptop and Ana is reading a book.
English lessons are fun when they are held outside, in the garden, on a sunny day. And it’s the perfect place to practise using prepositions.
A Preposition is a word that tells you where or when something is in relation to something else.
After walking for miles, she rested on a hill.
In this sentence, after tells you when she rested and on tells you where she rested.
The most commonly used prepositions: at, above, across, against, along, among, around, at, before, behind, below, beneath, between, by down, from, in, into, near, of, off, to, toward, under, upon, with and within.
At 2 o’clock
I start work at 2 o’clock
The swimming pool opens at 3.30
On Sunday (s) / Tuesday (s) etc
On 18 August / 22 December
On Christmas Day / New Year’s Day etc
I’ll see you on Sunday.
On Christmas day we eat turkey.
In April / June
In 2003 / 1968 etc
In summer / In spring etc
I’m going on holiday in August
Emma was born in 1987
My garden is beautiful in Summer
at the weekend
at Christmas / Easter
at the end of ……
at the moment
I am going to London at the weekend
Beatriz is reading at the moment
In the morning /in the afternoon / in the evening
Do you often feel happy in the morning?
On Monday morning / on Tuesday evening / on Saturday afternoon / on Sunday night
I go swimming on Saturday afternoon.
this ( this morning / this week)
last ( last August / last week)
next ( next Tuesday / next week)
every ( every day / every week)
In five minutes
In a few days
In six weeks
In two years
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