Tuesday, April 12, 2016

QUICK LESSON: Time PREPOSITIONS (with practice!)

Let's take a look at those little words called prepositions (on, in, to, out, for, through, behind, etc.). But as today is a quick lesson, let's just look at the following:

Prepositions for Time:

  • time (4:30, 12:00, 8:20...etc.)
  • days (Monday...)
  • dates (June 12th, 2015)
  • morning/afternoon/evening
  • night
  • months (January...)
  • seasons (winter, spring, summer, fall/autumn)
  • years (2014...)

AT+ _ _ : _ _+ night

I take my dog for a walk at 6:30 in the afternoon.
I get up at 7:15 in the morning. 
We will meet for lunch at noon. (12 pm)
The kids went to sleep at midnight. (12 am)
We like to go out at night

ON + day + date 

I work late on Mondays, and I take a late lunch on Fridays
I will see you on Tuesday
My birthday is on June 12th
The famous author was born on November 25th, 1979.

IN + the morning/afternoon/evening + months + seasons + year

I like to have an espresso early in the morning.
In the afternoon I enjoy going for a walk along the river.
Our family eats dinner in the evening at 7:30 pm.
He will get married in October.
Let's go to the beach in the summer and snowboarding in the winter.
Shakespeare was born in 1564 and died in 1616


Write the correct preposition of time:

1-Let’s meet ______ six o’clock.
2-I went to Scotland ______ 1980.
3-I will start my new job ______ Friday.
4-We met her______ New Year’s Eve.
5-We arrived in Romania _______ October.
6-_____ the summer I love to go sailing.
7-We get up early ________ the morning.
9-Do you dream_______ night?
10-What do you like doing _______ Fridays?
11-He is working on the project ______ Tuesday.
12-I lived in Spain _______ the 1970s.
13-I will see you _______ the winter.
14- The telephone and the doorbell rang ______ 5:00 pm.
15- My wife gave me a wonderful present _____ my birthday.
16- The doctor will see you _______ two o’clock.
17- We got up ______ the morning.
18-I like to drink tea ______ the evening.
19-I was born _______ the 15th of March, 1990.
20-Shakespeare died ______ 1616. 


  1. at
  2. in
  3. on
  4. on
  5. in
  6. In
  7. in
  8. at
  9. on
  10. on
  11. on
  12. in
  13. in
  14. at
  15. on
  16. at
  17. in
  18. in
  19. on
  20. in

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