Prepositions of Time & Place In, On, & At - UPRM

Prepositions of Time & Place In, On, & At - UPRM

Prepositions of Time & Place: In, On, & At Writing in the Disciplines (WID) G. Griggs & B. Morales CiViS 1 What are Prepositions? Jack is in the box. Prepositions link nouns and pronouns to objects in a sentence and always introduce a prepositional phrase [preposition object] Mara was [at the doctors office.] [On Friday,] Jorge was [in San Juan.] 2 Prepositions of Time

AT IN ON Specific clock Nonspecifi Specific times, c times Days or mealtimes: in a day, Dates: noon, night, month, M-T-W-Th-Fmidnight, season, or Sat-Sun breakfast, lunch year dinner 8:00, 7:30, 1:15, 3 Practice: Prepositions of Time AT

IN ON Specific : times, mealtim es Nonspecific: Specifi Seasons, c: years, days months, and parts of day, dates period of to help me sleep time 1. I drink a glass of warm milk (at, in, on) night. 2. Her birthday is (at, in, on) April 21st. 3. The air is very cool (at, in, on) the winter. 4. He will go to the mall (at, in, on) three hours. 5. The exam is (at, in, on) 3:00 pm.

6. The weather is warm (at, in, on) the fall season. 7. We will be at Longhorn Restaurant (at, in, on) Sunday (at, in, on) lunchtime. 8. Carlos will travel to Miami (at, in, on) July. 4 Prepositions of Place AT IN Specific Names of land addresses areas: : towns, counties, at 55 Sol countries, Street in states, San continents Germn He lives in ON

Names of streets & avenue s: on Luna 5 Prepositions of Place AT IN General An locations or enclosed points in space: space: room, the corner, garden, airport, house,

restaurant, water, bag, bus stop, caf purse, ON A surface: table, desk, board, ceiling, floor, ground 6 Prepositions of Place AT IN ON A meeting place, event, or target:

Print mediu m: A general vicinity, electronic medium: party, movies, conference, village, intersection book, magazin e, newspap er coast, river, road, small island, beach, left, right, television, 7

Practice: Prepositions of place AT IN Addresses, Names of general land locations, areas, points in enclosed space, spaces, meeting print places, mediums on) events Rogelios house. ON Names of streets, surfaces, general

vicinities, an electronic medium 1. The party is (at, in, 2. He has a large dog (at, in, on) his house. 3. His house (at, in, on) the coast (at, in, on) Cabo Rojo. 4. On our trip, we stopped (at, in, on) Yabucoa. 5. He likes to surf (at, in, on) the Internet. 6. She waited (at, in, on) the bus stop for the trolley. 7. The cat is (at, in, on) the bed. 8. The article was (at, in, on) the newspaper. 9. There is a pen (at, in, on) my backpack. 10.There was a bug (at, in, on) the ceiling. 8 SUMMARY At, on, and in are prepositions to show time and place All prepositions link nouns and pronouns to objects and introduce prepositional phrases There always are exceptions to the rules! We ride in a car but . we ride on a bus, on a plane, on a train, and/or on a subway. 9

Images courtesy of the following Web sites Beach ball http://www.anthonyteacher.com/page/2/ Clock - http://www.etftrends.com/2010/09/time-short-gold-etfs/ Hour glasses - http://www.stephmodo.com/2007/08/hourglasses.html Jack in the Box - http://www.123rf.com/photo_7821482_jack-in-the-box.html Man at Airport - http://en.clipart-fr.com/search_clipart.php?keyword=airport Map of Puerto Rico - http://mapsof.net/puerto_rico/static-maps/png/map-of-the-78- municipalities-of-puerto-rico Person with list - http://www.articulate.com/rapid-elearning/the-3-essential-questions-every- learner-wants-answered/ 10

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