英会話のコツ:Prepositions of Place

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How important are prepositions of place?  Very important if someone tells you they left you a present somewhere... but you can't find it.

 

A good activity for practicing prepositions of place is to draw a picture.  Follow the instructions below and draw the present in the correct place.

 

#1. The present is under the Christmas tree.

#2. The present is on the pillow.

#3. The present is next to the toaster.

#4. The present is in the microwave.

#5. The present is behind the TV.

#6. The present is in front of the window.

#7. The present is between the umbrella and the bag.

 

More challenging examples...

 

#1. The present is under the newspaper, on the kitchen table.

#2. The present is in the closet, on top of the photo album.

#3. The present is on the right side of the porch.

#4. The present is on the balcony, next to the cactus plant.

#5. The present is on the 3rd shelf, behind the clock.

#6. The present is under the sink, inside a locked box.

 

Practice making sentences with prepositions of place by answering the questions below.

 

#1. Where is your coffee mug?

#2. Where is your toothbrush?

#3. Where are your keys?

#4. Where is your wallet?

#5. Where is your credit card / driver's license / Tsutaya membership card?

#6. Where is your favorite photo?

#7. Where is your breakfast?

#8. Where is the milk?

#9. Where is the garbage can?

#10. Where are your shoes?

 

More challenging questions...

 

#1. Where do you put your socks?

#2. Where do you sit when you eat breakfast?

#3. Where do you do your laundry?

#4. Where do you hang your laundry?

#5. Where do you leave your TV remote?

#6. Where do you keep your cell phone during the day?

#7. Where can I find a pen?

#8. Where is the best place to keep eggs fresh?

#9. Where do the elderly hide their money?

#10. Where do you store your important photos/data?

 

~ Samantha

 

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