Exercise 3. Look at Lisa’s diary for next week and complete the sentences
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1. Lisa is going to the cinema ____.

2. She has to phone Chris___.

3. She isn’t doing anything special ___.      

4. She’s got a driving lesson___.        

5. She’s going to a party ___.

6. She’s meeting Sam ___.


Exercise 4. Write at/on/in if necessary.

1. I’m leaving ___ Friday.

2. I’m leaving ___ next Friday

3. I always feel tired ___ the evening. 

4. Will you be at home ___ this evening?    

5. We went to France ___ last summer.       

6. Laura was born ___ 1975.    

7. What are you doing ___ the weekend?

8. I phone Robert ___ every Sunday.

9. Shall we play tennis ___ next Sunday?

10. I can’t go to the party ___ Sunday.

11. I’m going out. I’ll be back ___ an hour.

12. I don't often go out ___ night.

Exercise 5. Fill in the blanks with the prepositions of time in, on, at where necessary.

1. I usually finish work early ___ Friday. I don't work ___ the weekend.

2. Let's meet ___ five ___ Sunday, July 14.

3. I am busy ___ the moment. Come ___ ten minutes' time, please.

4. There was a boat race in Southampton ___ Easter Day. A lot of people usually come there ___ Easter to see the race.

5. Can you imagine what the world will be like ___ the year 2100?

6. When will you have your holiday, ___ winter or ___ summer? — I'll have it late ___ August.

7. We started off ___ midnight and reached the place of destination ___ twelve hours ___ noon.

8. I was in France in 1997. ___ that time I was working as a waiter in a small cafe.

9. ___ the age of sixteen he left his parents' house.

10. ___ her wedding day she got up ___ dawn.

11. You must come and have tea with us ___ next Thursday. Are you free ___ Thursday?

12. I received a lot of presents ___ my birthday.

13. Leonardo da Vinci lived and worked __ the Middle Ages.

14. ___ every day he got up early ___ the morning and went to bed late ___ night.

15. ___ the 19th century many people died of cholera and smallpox.


Exercise 6. Use in, on, at, by, until if necessary.

1. Students usually have their exams ___ the end of each term.

2. The book was rather simple. I read it ___ a day.

3. He switched on the radio and TV ___ the same time.

4. It was difficult to persuade her but ___ the end she agreed to our proposal.

5. He is very punctual, his lectures always begin ___ time.

6. She nearly forgot about their meeting, but fortunately she remembered it ___ time.

7. They will be working ___ 7 o'clock today.

8. Hurry up! I'm afraid, ___ the time we get to the station, the train will have already left.

9. Have you finished translating the book? – Not yet. I hope to finish it ___ the end of the month.

10. ___ what time did he come? — He came late ___ the evening, ___midnight, if I am not mistaken.

11. Boogie-woogie became popular in the United States ___ the 1950s.

12. They came back ___ sunset, tired and hungry.

13. They went to the canteen ___ lunchtime.

14. ___the past he used to be a skilled surgeon.

15. I am sure, he will be well again ___ several days.

16. Bill is always late. He’s never ___ time for work.

17. I woke up just ____ time to see the sunrise this morning.

18. We’re having guests tonight, so make sure you’re home ___ time to welcome them.

19. If we hurry, we’ll get to the station ___ time to catch the train.


Exercise 7. Fill in at the beginning, in the beginning, at the end or in the end.

1. She didn't feel very confident ___ of her career, but she has changed a lot since then.

2. ___ the work was interesting, but now I find it boring.

3. It was a difficult situation, but ___ everything worked out nicely.

4. There is a revision chapter ___ of the book.

5. She didn’t know anyone ___ but then she made lots of friends.

6. ___ of the week the weather was awful, but then it improved.

7. The big new supermarket is ___ of the street.

8. The story has a tragic beginning, but fortunately ___ everything turns out well       

9. ___ nothing grew on the land, but it is covered with trees now.

10. I’ll send you the money ___ of the month.


Exercise 8 . Fill in the gaps with for, since during, while.

1. I've known her ___ last October.

2. I have been learning English ___ five years.

3. The film was boring and he went to sleep ___ the film.

4. He got acquainted with a very beautiful girl ___ the holiday.

5. He got acquainted with a very beautiful girl ___ he was on holiday.

6. She worked in a café ___ her holiday. She worked there ___ two months.

7. He has been playing the violin ___ eight years.

8. I often read newspapers ___ a meal.

9. It happened ___ they were asleep.

10. You'll have to be quiet ___ the performance.

11. Were there any telephone calls ___ I was out?

12. Where have you been? I have been waiting for you ___ two hours, ___ 12 o'clock! I've drunk three cups of coffee ___ that time. If I had had a book, I would have read it ___ I was waiting for you.

13. There are lots of people in the streets ___ the carnival.

14. She has been living in the country ___ the beginning of the summer.

15. He hurt his ankle ___ he was playing basketball yesterday.


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