2 Using: AT We use “at” with a time on the clock. Examples: He left at 2:00 today.2. I get up every morning at 5:30.3. I’ll see you at lunchtime.(lunchtime = around noon)
3 Using: AT We also use “at” in these expressions (memorize them!) at nightat the momentat the same timeat the beginning / end of . . .
4 Using: ON We use “on” for: Days of the week -on Thursday, on Saturday, etc.We also say: on weekends, on Friday morning, on Tuesday evening, etc.Specific dates-on March 12th, on May 1, 2010, etc.
5 Using: IN We use “in” for: Longer periods of time, or more general times-in April, in the 19th century, in 1990, in the 1970s, in the winter, in the summerWe also say:-in the morning, in the afternoon, in the eveningWe use “in” + a future time:-in a few weeks; in six months; in 10 minutes
6 No preposition!No preposition is used when we use time expressions with this _____ or last _____ or next _____.Examples:I’ll see you next Friday.2. I had an important meeting last week.
7 Practice! In, On, or At? in on at ** in at in at on on on in Examples: 1. We got married ____ June.2. We got married ____ June 12, 2008.3. I have a meeting _____ 3:00 today.4. We are going to have lunch _____ next Thursday.5. I work _____ the morning, not _____ night.6. I will travel to visit my family _____ a few weeks.7. I’m always tired _____ the end of the day.8. Celia doesn’t work _____ Saturday.9. We enjoy taking a walk _____ Sunday afternoons.10. The summer semester ends _____ July 23rd.11. They bought their house _____ 2000.inonat**inatinatonononin
8 Practice makes Perfect! Using prepositions correctly takes a lot of practice. For more practice, go to our class website:-and look for activitieson prepositions.
9 -and always ask your teacher if you need help! the end