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Prepositions (277)
Short consolidation exercise for Resource Pack 8B



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Adjectives and verbs + prepositions (225)
Complete the sentences with the correct prepositions.


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General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate book cover Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate 
Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 1 Friends  Page 7 
Questions ending with prepositions
Unit 10 Time  Page 84 
's' and 'z'; the two 'th' sounds.

Photocopiable resource books

Elementary Grammar Games book cover Elementary Grammar Games 
Jill Hadfield   
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.' etc.
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.
19 - Place prepositions: in, at, under, etc.  Page 19 
Prepostions of place.
38 - Time prepositions: in, at, on  Page 38 
Ss match preposition cards with times / time phrases on a game board and ask a question. e.g. Card : on Board square : Saturday night Possible question: What did you do on Saturday night?

Grammar Activities 2 - Upper Intermediate book cover Grammar Activities 2 - Upper Intermediate 
Will Forsyth   Sue Lavender   
52 - 53 Prepositions  Pages 52 - 53
Noun + preposition; verb + preposition; adjective + preposition

Grammar Games and Activities 1 book cover Grammar Games and Activities 1 
Peter Watcyn-Jones   
11 - Up, down, left, right  Pages 54 - 55
Ss give each other instructions to draw items in grid squares. up, down, above, below etc.
12 - A country scene  Pages 56 - 57
Student 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 - 89
Prepositions of place One S 'dictates' a room plan to the other members of his / her group.
33 - Prepositions bingo  Pages 91 - 92
Prepositions of place, time; verb + preposition T reads out prepositions. Ss use them to fill gaps in setences.

Play Games with English Book 2 (1981-8) book cover Play Games with English Book 2 (1981-8) 
Colin Granger   John Plumb   
Spot the difference 2 page 7  Page 7 
Two kitchen pics. Things in the wrong place. 'The towel should be behind the door etc.

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