English Language Activities

Prepositions

Prepositions of Place
Prepositions List of Activities and Handouts

Online Preposition Activity
IN
We use in with months - in May
seasons - in winter
country - in Greece
city or town names - in New York
times of the day - in the morning, afternoon or evening
BUT at night!
ON
We use "on" with specific days - on Friday, on New Year's Day, on April the 19th
American English - "on the weekend OR on weekends"
AT
We use "at" with specific times - at 7 o'clock, at 6.15
at night
specific places in a city - at school
British English - "at the weekend OR at weekends"
TO
We use "to" with verbs which show movement such as go and come - He goes to school.
She returned to the store.
They are coming to the party tonight.



In order (to or that) / So / So that
EXAMPLES:
In order to pass the GED, I will study each week.
So I can pass the GED, I will study each week.
So that I can pass the GED, I will study each week.
In order that I can pass the GED, I will study each week.

Demonstrative Pronouns/Adjectives

This/That/These/Those

When we use This/That/These/Those in front of a noun, we are using these words as Demonstrative Adjectives.
This book is wonderful. That book is about Japanese cooking. These people are friends. Those animals are beautiful.

When we use This/That/These/Those to replace a noun, we are using these words as Demonstrative Pronouns.
This is wonderful. That is about Japanese cooking. These are friends. Those are beautiful.