Learn about prepositions. The prepositions are divided into functional groups, with explanations and examples of each group.
There are around 70 commonly used prepositions in English. Rather than list them all, I have split them into functional groups to make them easier to learn.
The groups are prepositions of:
The last lesson shows how to tell the difference between prepositions and adverbs.
I have a few questions for you to think about. In the following sentences, you need to think about the underlined word(s).
Is the underlined word an adverb or a preposition? If it's a proposition, what kind is it?
I'll show you a couple of examples, to show you what I mean.
The cup is on the table. Answer: 'on' is a preposition of place.
My sister speaks French very well. Answer: 'well' is an adverb.
Now it's your turn.
Please try these for yourself. If you upload your answers to the project area, I will check them for you and give you feedback.
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