The following ESL resources are available for Prepositions:
Short consolidation exercise for Resource Pack 8B
General English course books (adults)
Photocopiable resource books
3 - a/an or the (2) Page 3 Each S has a picture of a zoo with animals to place in different pens. The other S has to replicate this plan.
'Is there a monkey?'
'Where is the lion?'
'It's between the hyena and the giraffe.'
4 - Countable and uncountable nouns Page 4 (1) Ss arrange food cards into pilesL C and U.
(2)Ss arrange food items in a kitchen picture, then describe picture to partner who has to replicate the arrangement.
38 - Time prepositions: in, at, on Page 38 Ss match preposition cards with times / time phrases on a game board and ask a question.
Card : on
Board square : Saturday night
Possible question: What did you do on Saturday night?
Will Forsyth Sue Lavender
11 - Up, down, left, right Pages 54 - 55Ss give each other instructions to draw items in grid squares.
up, down, above, below etc.
12 - A country scene Pages 56 - 57Student A has to listen to instructions from student B and reproduce a picture.
27 - Where are the carrots? Page 81 Prepositions of place
Each S has a plan of a garden and one set of information saying where various fruits / veg are.
Each reads out his / her information and they work out where the carrots are.
31 - Arrange the furniture Pages 87 - 89Prepositions of place
One S 'dictates' a room plan to the other members of his / her group.
33 - Prepositions bingo Pages 91 - 92Prepositions of place, time; verb + preposition
T reads out prepositions. Ss use them to fill gaps in setences.