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Упражнение prepositions on, at, in

Наречие. Упражнение на very, too, quite, extremely
EXERCISES

1 Complete the sentences. Each time use at, on or in + one of the following: the evening/ the moment /Sundays /about 20 minutes /21 July /1969/ the Middle Ages/ 1492 /the 1920s /11 seconds /Christmas /the same time/ night.



1. Columbus made his first voyage from Europe to America _in 1492._
2. In Britain most people do not work ---.
3. If the sky is clear, you can see the stars ---.
4. After working hard during the day, I like to relax ---.
5. The first man walked on the moon ---.
6. It's difficult to listen if everyone is speaking ---.
7. Jazz became popular in the United States ---.
8. I'm just going out to the shop. I'll be back ---.
9. (on the phone) 'Can I speak to Clare?' 'I'm afraid she's not here ---.'
10. In Britain people send each other cards ---.
11. Many of Europe's great cathedrals were built ---.
12. Bob is a very fast runner. He can run 100 metres ---.

2 Put in at, on or in where necessary. Leave an empty space (-) if no preposition is necessary.
1. a. I'll see you _on_ Friday.
b. I'll see you (-) next Friday. (no preposition)
2. a. What are you doing --- Saturday?
b. What are you doing --- the weekend?
3. a. They often go out --- the evenings.
b. They often go out --- Sunday evenings
4. a. Do you work --- Wednesdays?
b. Do you work--- every Wednesday?
5. a. We usually have a holiday --- the summer.
b. We often have a short holiday --- Christmas.
6. a. Pauline got married --- 1991.
b. Pauline got married --- 18 May 1991.
c. Chris is getting married --- this year.

3 Put in at, on or in.
1. Mozart was born in Salzburg --- 1756.
2. I haven't seen Kate for a few days. I last saw her --- Tuesday.
3. The price of electricity is going up --- October.
4. I've been invited to a wedding --- 14 February.
5. Hurry up! We've got to go --- five minutes.
6. I'm busy just now but I'll be with you --- a moment.
7. Jenny's brother is an engineer but he's out of work --- the moment.
8. There are usually a lot of parties --- New Year's Eve.
9. I hope the weather will be nice --- the weekend.
10. Saturday night I went to bed --- 11 o'clock.
11. I don't like travelling --- night.
12. We travelled overnight to Paris and arrived --- 5 o'clock --- the morning.
13. The course begins --- 7 January and ends sometime --- April.
14. It was quite a short book and easy to read. I read it --- a day.
15. I might not be at home --- Tuesday morning but I'll probably be there --- the afternoon.
16. My car is being repaired at the garage. It will be ready --- two hours.
17. The telephone and the doorbell rang --- the same time.
18. Mary and Henry always go out for a meal --- their wedding anniversary.
19. Henry is 63. He'll be retiring from his job --- two years' time.

Keys:

1

  2 on Sundays.

  3 at night.

  4 in the evening.

  5 on 21 July 1969.

  6 at the same time.

  7 in the 1920s.

  8 in about 20 minutes.

  9 at the moment.

  10 at Christmas.

  11 in the Middle Ages.

  12 in 11 seconds.

 

2

  2 a. on  b. at

  3 a. in  b. on

  4 a. on  b. -

  5 a. in  b. at

  6 a. in  b. on  c. -

 

3

  1 in  2 on  3 in

  4 on  5 in  6 in

  7 at  8 on  9 at

  10 On Saturday night ... at 11 o'clock

  11 at

  12 at 5 o'clock in the morning

  13 on 7 January ... in April

  14 in

  15 on Tuesday morning ... in the afternoon

  16 in  17 at  18 on

  19 in

 

 

 

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