Free English Course Online 19

Free English Course Online 19

Today’s Focus:

  • Vocabulary related to cinema
  • prepositions of time: at/in/on

1/ Vocabulary Practice

  • some very interesting
  • cinemas
  • film films
  • showing
  • from all over the world
  • to buy a ticket
  • from the machine
  • it is quicker
  • than waiting
  • in a queue
  • Admission 
  • to be quite expensive
  • to pay for the film
  • to buy some popcorn
  • to meet a friend
  • to run the cinema
  • internet marketing agency
  • to be different
  • that’s very different
  • not really
  • it’s all the same rage
  • to suppose
  • especially
  • It’s all about 
  • selling
  • to finish work
  • at around six o’clock
  • Why do you ask?
  • to be in town
  • for the day
  • to have a coffee
  • to have a bite
  • to watch a film
  • original version
  • to catch up
  • we can catch up
  • peter continues his visit
  • the cinema complex
  • without subtitles

2/ Grammar Practice

Let’s learn the following prepositions of time!

Prepositions of time:

  • in
  • at
  • on

Examples with “IN”

in” is generally used for

  • centuries: in the 1900s /  in the 15th century
  • decades: in the 90s
  • years: in 1984, in 72 BC, in 1984, in AD 375
  • months: in January, in August
  • weeks: in 4 weeks, in a fortnight (in 2 weeks)
  • parts of the day: in the morning, in the afternoon, in the evening
  • seasons: in (the) summer, in (the) spring, in (the) winter, in (the) autumn

Examples with “ON”

“on” is generally used for:

  • days: on my birthday, on Monday, on New Year’s Eve
  • dates or specific parts of the day: on 23/03/2018, on Sunday morning, on their anniversary
  • holidays (containing the word Day): on Christmas day, on Easter Monday, on Independence Day

Examples with “AT”

“at” is generally used for:

  • weekends: at the weekend
  • hours and times: at 12 o’clock, at 9am, at 9pm, at noon, at midnight, at midday, at night, at sunset, at sunrise…
  • holidays (not containing the word Day): at Easter, at Christmas…


3/ Sentence Practice

The Cinema Complex


  1. London has some very interesting cinemas. There are films from all over the world showing in Leicester Square.
  2. Peter buys a ticket from the machine. It is quicker than waiting in a queue.
  3. Admission to the cinema is quite expensive, you pay for the film.Then you buy some popcorn. Peter meets an old friend from Work.
  4. Hello David how are you?  What are you doing here?I’m very well.I work here I help run the cinema.
  5. What do you do? I have an internet marketing agency. That’s very different. Not really It’s all the rage.
  6. I suppose so. Especially these days It’s all about selling. What time do you finish work?
  7. I finish at around six o’clock. Why do you ask?
  8. Well, I’m in town for the day and we can have a coffee or a bite to eat.
  9.  I am watching a film from France in the original version. Then after we can catch up.
  10. Peter continues his visit to the cinema complex. He wants to see if he can understand without the subtitles..”

4/ Practice Quiz

Complete the quizzes below.

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


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