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Des 11 2009



Idioma: Anglès
Nivell: B1 / B2.1 (nivell 3 i 4)
Destresa: gramàtica

To learn how to use some prepositions of time and direction, first by reading a short introduction and then by applying them in some exercises.


Read this explanation about prepositions and try to fill in the gaps in the exercise below.


When do we use in, on, at or to?

• In: We use in when we talk about things or people inside other thing or places.
E.g.: Jack lives in Spain.
Sarah is in the hospital.

• On: We use on when we talk about one thing on the surface of another.
E.g.: There´s a pencil on the table.

We also use on when we talk about cinema, radio, telephone, television and the days of the week.

E.g.: There is a good film on the cinema.
My birthday is on December 27.

• At: We use at when we talk about places and arriving at places.
E.g.: We arrived at London Airport.
We also use at when we talk about position and home, work and school. It is also used in the expressions at the front, at the back and at the end.
E.g.: His wife is at home.

• To: We use to with verbs of movement.
E.g.: I am going to London.
He went to the cinema yesterday.

We do not use to with home and here or there.
E.g.: Mary is coming here tomorrow.

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