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English Grammar

In - At - On - Time Prepositions

In - At - On are used to state time.

In - At - On
At On In
Specific Time Days & Dates Period Of Time - years, months, seasons
at 2:00 on my birthday in 2001
at lunchtime on the first day of the school year in a couple of months
at sunset on 11/10/90 in the summer
at bedtime on Tuesday in the 1940's

Common English Time Phrases:

    • in the morning - because it is considered a period of time
    • in the afternoon
    • in the evening
    • at night

Note: We say in the morning, in the afternoon, or in the evening BUT we say "at night"

Here are some examples:

  • We have a meeting at 8 in the morning.
  • The train comes at 7:45 in the morning.
  • Our teacher comes to class at 9 everyday.
  • I go to work in the summer.
  • We go on holiday in the winter.
  • The girls go to sleep late in the summer.
  • The doctor is in his office on Tuesday.
  • We learn English on Friday.
  • I did not go to work on Monday.

In On At - Time Quiz

Across & Along

Next & Over There

Next & Over There Quiz

Behind & Along

What are prepositions?

Using Prepositions

Prepositions of Position

Place Prepositions Quiz   Download the PDF

Prepositions of Time

In At On - Time Prepositions

In At On - Time Prepositions Quiz

In At On - Place Prepositions

In At On - Place Prepositions Quiz

Place Prepositions Quiz #2   Download the PDF

During - While - For

During - While - For - Quiz

Up - Over - Above

Up & Over Quiz

Up - Over - Above - Quiz