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10. PREPOSITIONS

10.2. PREPOSITIONS OF PLACE AND MOVEMENT

Test 3. Complete the sentences with in, at or on .

1. Mike lives ___ Oxford. He’s a student ___ Oxford University.

2. Write your name ___ the top of the page.

3. Who is this boy ___ that photo?

4. Meet me ___ the bus stop ___ the end of Regent Street.

5. There is somebody ___ the door. Shall I go and see who it is?

6. You’ll find the sports results ___ the back page of the newspaper.

7. Where are the children playing? They are playing ___ the beach.

8. She lives ___ the ground floor.

9. It can be dangerous when children play ___ the street.

10. I usually buy a newspaper ___ my way to work in the morning.

11. London is ___ the river Thames. I like swimming ___ the river.

12. I was sitting ___ the back of the class.

13. His signature was ___ the back of this photo.

14. I don’t know where my umbrella is. Perhaps I left it ___ the chair.

15. Tom is ill. He wasn’t ___ work today. He was ___ home ___ bed.

16. They live ___ Seal, a small village ___ the road to Vladimir.

17. Let’s meet ___ the entrance to the Supermarket.

18. If you walk to the end of the street, you’ll see a small shop ___ the corner.

19. I wasn’t in when you phoned. I was ___ my sister’s house.

20. The exhibition ___ the Museum of Modern Art finished on Saturday.

Test 4. Complete the sentences with in, at or on .

1. The garden is ___ the back of the house.

2. Write your name ___ the back of this envelope.

3. The bus was full. There were too many people ___ it.

4. Tom is ___ work. He works ___ Cambridge ___ the University.

5. When we were ___ the south we stayed ___ a small hotel ___ the coast.

6. Meet me ___ the entrance to the supermarket ___ Oxford Street.

7. There is a public telephone ___ the corner of the street.

8. I haven’t seen Kate for some time. I last saw her ___ Dave’s wedding.

9. It was a very slow train. It stopped ___ every station.

10. When we were ___ France we stayed ___ a hotel.

11. Nick was waiting ___ the bottom of the stairs.

12. Is Tom ___ this photograph? I can’t find him.

13. She waited for him ___ the bus stop ___ the end of Green Street.

14. There was a knock ___ the door.

15. You’ll find details of TV programmes ___ page seven of the newspaper.

16. There’s nobody living ___ the island. It’s uninhabited.

17. I think her flat is ___ the third floor of that building.

18. It was a lovely day. There wasn’t a cloud ___ the sky.

19. We stopped at a small village ___ the way to London.

20. Brighton is ___ the south coast of England. I like swimming ___ the sea.

Test 5. Complete the sentences with in, at or on .

1. They live ___ Baker Street ___ number 12.

2. Sign your name ___ the dotted line ___ the bottom of the page.

3. I saw a taxi ___ the end of the street.

4. Is there anything interesting ___ the paper today?

5. I waited ___ the door for five minutes.

6. There’s an unusual photograph ___ the back page.

7. Don’t sit ___ the grass.

8. My office is ___ the first floor. It’s ___ the left as you come out of the lift.

9. I love to look up ___ the stars ___ the sky at night.

10. ___ my way home I met Nick. He was standing ___ the corner and waiting for somebody.

11. What time did you arrive ___ the hotel?

12. I was standing ___ the back, so I couldn’t see very well.

13. I was sitting ___ the back of the car when we crashed.

14. Have you ever worked ___ a farm?

15. I hate staying ___ home. That’s why I’ve applied for a job ___ the United Nations ___ Geneva.

16. San Francisco is ___ the west coast of the United States.

17. I didn’t see you ___ the party on Saturday. Where were you?

18. (in a restaurant) ‘Where shall we sit?’ ‘Over there, ___ the corner.’

19. I was ___ Ann’s house last night. The rooms ___ her house are very small.

20. We went to the theatre last night. We had seats ___ the front row.

Test 6. Read the text and fill the gaps with a preposition from the list below. There may be several possibilities.

Mary’s Day Out

The sun rose ___ (1) Mary’s house. It was a beautiful day. Mary came ___ (2) her front door and went ___ (3) the path, ___ (4) the gate and ___ (5) the street. She crossed ___ (6) the road and walked ___ (7) the bus stop. The bus arrived and she got ___ (8) the bus. It went ___ (9) the corner, ___ (10) the High Street, ___ (11) all the shops and ___ (12) the countryside. It stopped ___ (13) the duck pond ___ (14) the next village, and Mary got ___ (15). She climbed ___ (16) a stile and started walking ___ (17) a big field. Suddenly, she saw a huge bull running ___ (18) her! She raced ___ (19) the far side of the field and squeezed ___ (20) the hedge. Out of breath, she sat down ___ (21) the grass ___ (22) the river. She leant back ___ (23) a rock. The sun was warm. Mary closed her eyes and listened to the water flowing ___ (24). Soon she was fast asleep. When she awoke, the sun had disappeared ___ (25) the horizon.





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