2PrepositionPreposition is a word that relates two other words in the sentence.Preposition show a relationship between one word in the sentence and the noun that follows the preposition.
3Common Preposition A- About Aside Above According Across Apart After AgainstAlongAmongAroundAtAheadAsideAccordingApartAwayAsA-Along the sidewalk, an old was walking his dog.Among all the people, the girl stood out because she was different.
4Common Preposition B - C BeforeBehindBelowBeneathBesideBetweenButByConcerningBut is very seldom a prepositions. When it is use as a preposition, but means the same as except.PrepositionEveryone loves that car, but Kristy.
5Common Prepositions D-L Despite Down During Except ForFromInInsideIntoLikeD-LBe careful For can be use as a coordination conjunction
6Common Prepositions N-P Near Of Off On Onto Out Outside Over Past Near the door, there was a broken computer.
7Common Prepositions S-T Since Through Throughout Till To Toward Throughout the day, she was sleeping.
9Two and Three Word Prepositions According toBecause ofIn addition toIn back ofIn front ofIn place ofIn spite ofInstead ofNext to
10Examples Chi is sitting in the rain. The umbrella is over Chi’s head. Chi is outside the house.
11Prepositional Phrase Preposition + optional modifier + noun Understand how to form a prepositional phrase,Preposition + optional modifier + nounExamplesat home - at (preposition) home (noun)under the sink – under (preposition) the (modifier) sink (noun)
12Examples Chi is a computer according to the book. In spite of the fact that Chi is a computer, she has emotions.Because of Chi’s emotions, she is almost human.
13WarningA preposition always comes at the beginning of a Prepositional phrase which ends with a noun.Some of the words cited as prepositions here can be used as adverbs.
14Be CarefulBut and For usually functions as a coordination conjunction.Examples as coordination conjunctionNicky, my friend, loves to design clothes but hates sewing clothes.Sissy hates to cry in front of people, for it makes her feel weak.
15Be Careful Some preposition also function as subordinate conjunctions AfterAsBeforeSinceUntilSubordinate conjunction have both a subject and a verb following it.
16Example of subordinate conjunctions Before I walked away...Before=subordinate conjunctionI=subjectWalked=verbIf you have a noun following one of the preposition, then it is a prepositional phrase.