Angela Nydia Sabella Rizky Tiarani Tesalonika Seruni Preposition of Time for Grade 3 Elementary School Preposition of Time for Grade 3 Elementary School

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  • Angela Nydia SabellaRizky Tiarani TesalonikaSeruni Preposition of Timefor Grade 3 Elementary School

  • DefinitionPreposition: A word or group of words used before a noun or pronoun to show place, position, time, or method.(According to Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary)

  • FunctionOn: is used with days and dates

    At: is used with noon, night, midnight, and time of day (precise time)

    In:is used with months, years, centuries,long periods, and seasons

  • ExamplesI will see you on Monday.My plane leaves at noon.

    The days are long in August.

    The week begins on Sunday.ON:The movie starts at 6 p.m.

    AT: The days are long in August.

    IN:

  • ExamplesHer birthday ison20 November.

    The shop closesatmidnight.

    There will be a meeting in the afternoon.

    Mr. Tom always comes here on Tuesday morning.ON:Jane went homeatlunchtime.There should be a lot of progressin the next century.AT:IN:

  • Exercise Fill in the correct prepositions (in/on/ at)

    Peter is playing tennis ____ Sunday.

    2. My brother's birthday is ____ the 5th of November.

    3. My birthday is ____ May.

    4. We are going to see my parents ____ the weekend.

    5. ____ 1666, a great fire broke out in London.

    oninonInin

  • 6. I don't like walking alone in the streets ____ night.

    7. What are you doing ____ the afternoon?

    8. My dad comes home ____ the lunchtime.

    9. I like to watch the parade ____ Independence Day.

    10. We finished the marathon ____ the same time

    inatataton

  • SourcesRetrieved May 28th 2013 from:

    http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/594/01/

    http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/prepositions/exercises?02

    http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=6259

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