In, at, on (time)

Prepositions in English grammar can be difficult. Do we say “in”, “at” or “on”?

Follow these rules to make speaking English easier:

Specific time (e.g. 9pm, 10:30) At
Night At
The weekend (UK English) At
The morning/afternoon/evening In
Longer periods (e.g. months/seasons/years) In
Days (e.g. Monday, Tuesday…) On
Dates (e.g. November 9th) On
The weekend (US English) On

Practice exercises:

Check your answers at the bottom of the page.

1.

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2.Slide3

3.

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4.Slide8

5.Slide7

6.Slide1

7.Slide6

8.Slide5

9.Slide4

Answers:

  1. on
  2. at/on
  3. at
  4. on
  5. on
  6. at
  7. in
  8. in
  9. in

 

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