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Beginning English
Lesson 13 - The City
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Prepositions of Location

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Prepositions of location describe where something is.

on

  on   

behind

  behind  

above

  above  

under

  under  

next to

next to

below

below

in

in

between

between

around

around

inside

inside

among

among

on the right

on the right

outside

outside

across from

across from

on the left

on the left

in front of

in front of

opposite

oppposite

Practice
Study the prepositions in the box below and select the correct preposition for each of the sentences according to the position in the map.

next to
between
across from
   

map

1.  The drug store is the police station.
    

2.  The police station is the bank and the store.  
    

3.  The school is the restaurant.
    

4.  The drug store is the movie theater and the post office.
    

5.  The train station is the school.
    

 

Practice
Study the prepositions in the box below and select the correct preposition to describe the position of the objects in the picture.

in front of          
behind
between  
above
below
on the right
on the left

Escena

1.  The dog is the sun.

2.  The house is the car.

3.  The tree is to the of the house.

4.  The sun is the dog.

5.  The car is the house.

6.  The dog is to the of the house.

7.  The house is the dog and the tree.

 

Practice
Study the prepositions in the box below and select the correct preposition to describe the position of the objects in the picture below.

on
under
in

Escena

1.  The vase is the table.

2.  The cat is the table.

3.  The flowers are the vase.

 

Practice
Write sentences to describe where the objects are in the picture.

Escena

Prepositions - above/behind/between/in front of/on/under

example     ball/table    

1.  basket/table  
     
2.  tree/bicycle  
     
3.  cloud/table  
     
4.  bicycle/tree  
     
5.  dog/the bicycle and the table  
     

            

 

Giving Directions

How do I get to _______?
Turn right.
Turn left.
Go straight.
Go one block.
Go past _______ 
It's on the corner of ______ and ______. 

     

Practice
Select the correct directions.

Map

1.  I'm at the police station.  How do I get to the church?

 Go straight on Main Street.  Turn left on Second Street.  Go two blocks.  It's on the right.

 Go straight on Main Street.  Turn left on Central Avenue.  Go one block.  Turn left.  It's on the right.

 Go straight on Main Street.  Turn right on Second Street.  Turn left on Central Avenue.  It's on the right.

 

Map

2.  I'm at the school.  How do I get to the movie theater?

 Turn left onto First Street.  Go past the hospital.  Go one block.  It's on the right.

 Turn right onto First Street.  Go one block.  Turn right on Main Street.  Go past the post office and the drugstore.  It's on the right.

 Go straight on Central Avenue.  Turn right onto Second Street.  Go two blocks.  It's on the left.

 

Map

3.  I'm in the movie theater.  How do I get to the school?

 Turn right onto Second Street.  Go one block.  Turn right.  Go past the restaurant.  It's on the right.

 Go straight on First Street.  Turn left.  Go one block.  Go past the hospital.  It's on the left.

 Go straight on Main Street.  Turn left on First Street.  Go one block.  Turn right onto Central Avenue.  It's on the right.

 

Find the Mistake

Instructions
Find the errors in the sentences.  Write the sentences correctly.

example
She are a student. --> She is a student. 

1. The school is next the supermarket.
  

2. The beaty shop is opposite the bank.
  

3. The library is in front the park.
  

5. The movie teater is on the right.
  

4. The church is behin the hospital.
  

 

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