Exercise 1: prepositions of place and direction

(Practise the prepositions of place and direction ‘in, on, at’)

English locative prepositions (in, at, on) – drop-down (difficulty: 2 of 5 – rather easy)

Choose the appropriate preposition of placein, at,’ or ‘on’ for each sentence. If you still need help with the topic, look at the use of prepositions of place and direction again.

  • Example: “My neighbour is working in the garden.”

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  1. My mom is preparing lunch the kitchen.
  2. Don’t let the dog the grass. It’s very wet.
  3. Let’s sit that bench and watch the birds.
  4. Where were you this morning? – I was home.
  5. It’s eleven o’clock and you’re still bed. Get up!
  6. When I’m on holiday, I really enjoy swimming the sea.
  7. There’s somebody the door. Can you please open?
  8. Look! A helicopter is landing the building.
  9. I’m from Peru, but I’m living in Paris the moment.
  10. We had dinner a Chinese restaurant yesterday.

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