Free English Course Online 17

Free English Course Online 17

Today’s Focus:

  • Vocabulary related to
  • prepositions of place/ location: in / at / on

1/ Vocabulary Practice

  • to take the bus
  • i am taking the bus
  • london
  • to go to london
  • a lot of food
  • in london
  • there is much to see
  • to walk
  • you can walk
  • everywhere
  • people that eat
  • to do exercise
  • Where are you going?
  • i am going to london
  • on the bus
  • that is very wise
  • more often
  • i eat too much
  • to have a problem
  • to love eating
  • in an office
  • i have got fat
  • overweight
  • to be overweight
  • i must lose
  • some weight
  • here is the bus
  • have a nice day
  • to see you soon

 

2/ Grammar Practice

 

Prepositions of place / location

  • in
  • at
  • on

Let’s see how to use Prepositions of place / location, in / at / on.

“in” is used in many contexts:

  • countries
  • cities
  • neighbourhoods
  • large areas
  • enclosed spaces
  • other

i.e.

in (country)

in England

I live in England.

in (city)

in London

I work in London.

in (neighbourhood)

in South Kensington

I am shopping in South Kensington.

in (large area)

in Hyde Park

I am jogging in Hyde Park.

in the sky

They are flying through the sky.

in (enclosed spaces)

in a car

in a taxi

in a helicopter

in a lift, in an elevator

in the garden

in a box

in my pocket

in a building

in (other)

in a row

in the newspapers

 

“on” is used for:

  • public transport or transport
  • surfaces (= on top of)
  • streets, avenues
  • more specific places

i.e.

on (public transport, transport)

on a bus,

on a train,

on a plane,

on a ship,

on a bicycle,

on a horse…

on (surfaces)

on the wall

on the floor

on a page

on the menu

on (streets, avenues)

on Oxford Street

on the high street

on Brick Lane

on (more specific places)

on the corner

on the edge

on the right, on the left

on television

on the way

 

“at” is used for very specific locations (smaller):

  • a point, a specific location
  • institutions
  • addresses

i.e.

at (specific location)

at the entrance

at the top

at the bottom

at the front desk

at the shop

at (institutions)

at the Guggenheim Museum

at Buckingham Palace

at Tower Bridge

at (addresses)

at 21 Oxford Street

at the bus stop

at the crossroads

at the dentist’s

at Bond Street station

Be careful as some expressions with “at” do not use an article:

at home > I am at home.

at work > We are at work.

at school > He is at school.

at university > They are at university.

at reception > She is waiting at reception.

 

3/ Sentence Practice

A trip to London

  1. Today I am taking the bus to go to London. I eat a lot of food.
  2. In London, there is much to see and you can walk everywhere.
  3. People that eat a lot of food need to do exercise. I am standing at the bus stop.
  4. Hello John! how are you? – I am well. – Hello Peter,
  5. Where are you going? -I am going to London on the bus.
  6. That is very wise, people that drive to the city find it difficult to park.
  7. I need the exercise. I need to walk more often. I eat too much.
  8. I have a problem. I love eating and I work in an office.
  9. I have got fat. I am overweight. I must lose some weight.
  10. Here is the bus, have a nice day! And I hope to see you soon!

 

4/ Practice Quiz

Complete the quizzes below.

  1. Today’s words: 
  2. Today’s grammar and sentences: 

 

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