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TIME PREPOSITIONS

 

 

  1. Time preposition IN
  2. Time preposition ON
  3. Time preposition AT

 

 1. INfor months, years, centuries and long periods

 

in - months

in January, in May

 

in - years

in 1969, in 2000

 

in - season

in summer, in winter

 

in - part of the day

in the morning, in the afternoon

 

It often snows in December.

I was born in 1989.

They saw her in the morning.

 

 

2. ON - for days and dates

 

on - days of the week

on Monday, on Sunday

 

on - date

on the 24th of December

 

on - special holidays

on my birthday, on Christmas Eve

  

I'm leaving  on Monday.

Her birthday is on the 26th May.

Where will you be on New Year's Day?

 

 

3. ON - for days and dates

 

at - time of a day

at 5 o'clock, at noon

 

at - celebrations

at Christmas, at Easter

 

at - fixed phrases

at the time, at the end of the week

  

Lucy comes home at lunchtime.

The train arrives at 10.05.

We're going skiing at Christmas.

I am tired at the end of the day.

 

 

REMEMBER

 

Notice the difference:

 

ithe morning / on Monday morning

in the afternoon / on the Friday afternoon