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1

  • We use at for the t____ of the day.
  • We use on for d___ and dat____.
  • We use in for long___ per___.

 

We use at for the time of the day. We use on for days and dates. We use in for longer period.

  • We arrive at 17:45 / at luncntime / at sunset.
  • We arrive on Friday / on May 16 / on Christmas.
  • We arrive in October / in 2016 / in (the) summer. (longer periods)

2

We use at in these expressions:

At ni___t

At Chri____

At the we___d

At the mom___

At this t___

At the s___ t___
 

 

We use at in these expressions:

At night

At Christmas

At the weekend

At the moment

At this time

At the same time

3

We say:

In the morning(s) but __ Friday morning(s)

In the afternoon(s) but __ Sunday afternoon(s)

In the evening(s) __ Monday evening(s)

We say:

In the morning(s) but on Friday morning(s)

In the afternoon(s) but on Sunday afternoon(s)

In the evening(s) on Monday evening(s)

4

We do not use at/on/in b____ last/next/this/every.
 

 

We do not use at/on/in before last/next/this/every.

  • I'll see you next Friday. (not on next Friday)
  • They got married last March.

In spoken English we often leave out on before days (Sunday/Monday etc.). So you can say:

  • I'll see you on Friday. or I'll see you Friday.
  • I don't work on Monday mornings. or I don't work Monday mornings.

5

__ a few minutes /  __ six months etc.

In a few minutes / In six months etc.

  • The train will be leaving in a few minutes. (= a few minutes from now)
  • Andy has gone away. He'll be back in a week. (= a week from now)
  • They'll be here in a moment. (= a moment from now)

You can also say "in six months' time, "in a week's time" etc.:

  • They're getting married in six months' time. or ... in six months.

We also use in... to say how long it takes to do something:

  • I learnt to drive in four weeks. (= it took me four weeks to learn)

6

Put in at, on, or in.

Mozart was born in Salzburg __ 1756.

If the sky is clear, you can see the stars __ night.

Jazz became popular in the United States  __ 1920s.

  • Put in at, on or in.
  • Mozart was born in Salzburg in 1756. (long period)
  • If the sky is clear, you can see the stars at night. (exact time of the day)
  • Jazz became popular in the United States  in 1920s. (long period)

7

Put in at, on, or in.

  • Ben is a very fast runner. He can run 100 metres __ 11 seconds.
  • Many of Europe's great cathedrals were built __ the Middle Ages.
  • Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon __ July 21, 1969. (date)

 

Put in at, on, or in.

  • Ben is a very fast runner. He can run 100 metres in 11 seconds.
  • Many of Europe's great cathedrals were built __ the Middle Ages.
  • Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon on July 21, 1969. (date)

 

8

Put in at, on, or in.

  • I've been invited to a wedding __ 14 February.
  • The price of electricity is going up __ October.
  • __ weekends, we often go for long walks in the country.

Put in at, on, or in.

  • I've been invited to a wedding on 14 February. (date)
  • The price of electricity is going up in October. (long period)
  • On weekends, we often go for long walks in the country.

9

  • Put in at, on, or in.
  • I haven't seen Kate for a few days. I last saw her __ Tuesday.
  • Jonathan is 63. He'll be retiring from his job __ two years' time.
  • I'm busy right now, but I'll be with you __ a moment.

Put in at, on, or in.

  • I haven't seen Kate for a few days. I last saw her on Tuesday. (days an dates)
  • Jonathan is 63. He'll be retiring from his job in two years' time. (period from now)
  • I'm busy right now, but I'll be with you in a moment. (period from now)

10

Put in at, on, or in.

  • My brother is an engineer, but he doesn't have a job __ the moment.
  • There are usually a lot of parties __ New Year's Eve.
  • I don't like driving __ night.

Put in at, on, or in.

  • My brother is an engineer, but he doesn't have a job at the moment. (exact time)
  • There are usually a lot of parties on New Year's Eve. (days and dates)
  • I don't like driving at night. (time of the day)

11

Put in at, on, or in.

  • My car is being repaired at the garage. lt wi ll be ready __ two hours.
  • My phone and the doorbell rang __ the same time.
  • Mary and David always go out for dinner __ their wedding anniversary.

Put in at, on, or in.

  • My car is being repaired at the garage. lt will be ready in two hours. (délais)
  • My phone and the doorbell rang at the same time. (exact time)
  • Mary and David always go out for dinner on their wedding anniversary. (days and dates)

12

Put in at, on, or in.

  • lt was a short book and easy to read. I read it __ a day.
  • __ Saturday night I went to bed __ midnight.
  • We travelled overnight and arrived __ 5 o'clock __ the morning.

Put in at, on, or in.

  • lt was a short book and easy to read. I read it in a day. (délais)
  • On Saturday night I went to bed at midnight.
  • We travelled overnight and arrived at 5 o'clock in the morning.

13

Put in at, on, or in.

  • The course begins __ 7 January and ends sometime __ April.
  • I might not be at home __ Tuesday morning, but I'll be there __ the afternoon.

 

Put in at, on, or in.

  • The course begins on January 7 and ends sometime in April.
  • I might not be at home on Tuesday morning, but I'll be there in the afternoon.

14

Wich is correct: a, b or both of them?

a) I'll see you on Friday. b) I'll see you on next Friday.

 

 

 

Wich is correct: a, b or both of them?

a) I'll see you on Friday. b) I'll see you on next Friday. Both

15

Wich is correct: a, b or both of them?

a) I'll see you on next Friday. b) I'll see you next Friday.

 

Wich is correct: a, b or both of them?

a) I'll see you on next Friday. b) I'll see you next Friday. b (never before next/last/this/every)

16

Wich is correct: a, b or both of them?

a) Paul got married in April. b) Paul got married April.

 

Wich is correct: a, b or both of them?

a) Paul got married in April. b) Paul got married April. a

 

17

Wich is correct: a, b or both of them?

a) They never go out on Sunday evenings. b) They never go out Sunday evenings.

 

Wich is correct: a, b or both of them?

a) They never go out on Sunday evenings. b) They never go out Sunday evenings. both

18

Wich is correct: a, b or both of them?

a) We usually take a short vacation on Christmas. b) We usually take a short vacation at Christmas.

 

Wich is correct: a, b or both of them?

a) We usually take a short vacation on Christmas. b) We usually take a short vacation at Christmas.

b (but on Christmas Day)

19

Wich is correct: a, b or both of them?

a) He finished school last June. b) He finished school in last June.

 

Wich is correct: a, b or both of them?

a) He finished school last June. b) He finished school in last June. a (never before last/next/this/every)