Exercise 1: Identifying Prepositions
In the sentences below, identify the prepositions. Write the word down on a piece of paper.
- The cat is under the table.
- We walked along the river.
- Samantha is heading to the gym.
- Mom is cooking in the kitchen.
- The ball rolled across the floor.
1. under, 2. along, 3. to, 4. in, 5. across
Exercise 2: Fill in the Blanks with Prepositions
Choose the correct preposition from the list below to complete the sentences.
List of Prepositions: at, by, in, on, from
- John is ____ the grocery store.
- Mary is reading a book ____ the library.
- Jason will be back ____ an hour.
- Linda is sitting ____ the park bench.
- A letter ____ Jane arrived today.
1. at, 2. in, 3. in, 4. on, 5. from
Exercise 3: Complete the Sentences with Prepositions
Fill in the blanks with suitable prepositions to complete the sentences.
- The cat jumped ____ the fence.
- Simon is standing ____ me.
- Put the dishes ____ the cabinet.
- Megan came ____ Sarah's party.
- Nina is talented ____ playing the piano.
1. over, 2. beside, 3. in, 4. to, 5. at
Exercise 4: Multiple Choice Questions
Select the correct preposition for each sentence.
- The children are playing (in, on, at) the garden.
- (On, At, Under) Tuesday, we have a basketball match.
- She received a present (in, from, with) her aunt.
- He jumped off (the, an, a) diving board.
- They went to the store (at, in, on) the morning.
1. in, 2. On, 3. from, 4. the, 5. in
Exercise 5: Long Questions
Use prepositions to describe the relationships between the objects in these scenarios.
- Describe where your shoes are in relation to your bed.
- Describe where the book is in relation to the table.
- Describe where the tree is in relation to the house.
- My shoes are under my bed.
- The book is on the table.
- The tree is behind the house.
Remember that prepositions can vary somewhat in these exercises due to personal interpretation, but the samples provided are common possibilities.