PREPOSITIONS OF TIME

Let´s take a  look at some prepositions of time. Exercises below
time

 

 

PREPOSITION USE EXAMPLES
in in months in July; in October
year in 2005; in 1798
seasons in summer; in the summer of 89
part of the day in the morning; in the afternoon; in the evening
duration in a minute; in two weeks
at part of the day at night
time of day at 8o’clock; at midnight
celebrations at Christmas; at Easter
fixed phrases at the end of the week
at the same time
on days of the week on Sunday; on Friday
date on the 25th of December
special holidays on Easter Sunday; on my birthday
a special part of a day on the morning of September the 11th
after later than something. after school
ago how far something happened (in the past) 20 years ago
before earlier than something. before Christmas
between time that separates two points between Monday and Sunday
by not later than a special time by Wednesday
during through the whole of a period of time during the holidays
for period of time for three weeks
from … to
from… till/until
two points form a period from Monday to Wednesday
from Monday till Wednesday
from Monday until Wednesday
past time of the day 10 minutes past 3 (3:10)
since point of time since Monday
till/until no later than a special time till tomorrow
until tomorrow
to time of the day 20 minutes to 6 (5:40)
up to not more than a special time up to 8 hours a day
within during a period of time

within a day

 

Now, let´s try some exercises:

 

http://www.better-english.com/grammar/timepreps.htm

http://www.perfect-english-grammar.com/time-prepositions-exercise-2.html

http://www.englishpage.com/prepositions/time_prepositions_1.htm

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: