Other uses for the preposition AT – VIDEO + more!

Learn some more common ways to use the English preposition AT! Helpful slides from the video ↓ Please write your name at the bottom of the page. Stop leaving your shoes at the top of the stairs! It’s dangerous! Someone might trip! The store is at the end of Main street, you can’t miss it. A basic sentence pattern in English …

Preposition QUIZ week! Quiz #3

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Preposition QUIZ week! Quiz #2

Are you good at using English prepositions?  Take this quiz and find out!  Click here for the answer  AND more helpful preposition examples! ______________________________________  ↑↑ FREE English Newsletter! Click here!↑↑ 

Preposition QUIZ week! Quiz #1

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Apply TO or Apply FOR – Which is correct?

    One of my students asked me the difference between  Apply TO and Apply FOR. It’s a good question so I thought I would write a post for my blog readers. I hope it’s helpful! 😀 Apply FOR… We usually apply for a thing we want to get. Apply for a job/bank loan etc. I’m going to apply for a …

English usage – worry about (something)

The word about is sometimes used as a preposition that means – on the subject of somebody/something; in connection with somebody/something We often use it with the verb worry. We worry ABOUT something. Look at these examples: “I’m worried about the weather, there are many dark clouds in the sky and I am planning a barbecue this afternoon.” “Parents often worry …

English prepositions – When to use ‘FOR’ in natural conversation

In English we use the preposition FOR when we wait… “I’m waiting for the bus. It’s late today.” “Whenever I go out with my wife I have to wait for her to get ready! She seems to take forever!” We also use FOR with the verb look if we are trying to find someone/something… “I’ve been looking for Scott all morning. Have you seen …

Prepositions – Other uses for AT

Prepositions – Other uses for AT Here are some common uses of the preposition AT. Please read the following examples: Someone’s age when something happened- “I moved out of my parents at (the age of) 24.” “Oscar started playing baseball at (the age of) 6. That’s why he is so talented!” The speed that something was moving- “The police think the car …

Prepositions – Other uses for IN

Prepositions – Other uses for IN Here are a few more examples of common English expressions that use preposition IN. Talking about weather or light conditions. “In August Kerry likes to go to the park and sit in the shade. If you spend too much time in the sun you will get a sunburn.” “Turn on the lights. It’s not good for your eyes …