Prepositions of place

Grammar practice: Prepositions of place

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Prepositions of place

We can use prepositions of place to say where things are.

I was in the kitchen.
My dog likes sleeping on the sofa.
The toys aren't under the table.

How to use them

Prepositions go before nouns.

My brother is in the living room.
The cat isn't on the chair. It's under the chair!
There's a small garden in front of the house, and a big garden behind it.
I don't like sitting next to my brother in the car.
The library is between the bank and the museum.
Is your school opposite the park?

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Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 16/05/2022 - 08:23

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Prepositions of place Dear team, What the different from My dog likes sleeping on the sofa. And My dog likes sleeping at the sofa. Thank you very much for your answer

Hi SeriousParachuteWinter,

We use the preposition 'at' to talk about the position or place where something or someone is. For example: at home, at school

We use 'on' when we want to say that something or someone is on top of something and touching it. For example: on the sofa, on the table

 

You can try this game for some more practice with prepositions of place.

https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/word-games/prepositions-place

 

Best wishes,

MissInternetEarth

LearnEnglish Kids team

English courses for children aged 6-17

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