Jumat, 16 Januari 2009

MATERI INGGRIS

PREPOSITIONS AND CONJUNCTIONS OF TIME

 

Task 1

Put in suitable prepositions.

(in, on, at, since, for, by, till (until), after, before, between, during, from …. to)

 

01.   We don’t go to school …. Sundays.

02.   We arrived at Jakarta …. exactly six o’clock.

03.   Come …. 10 …. Friday morning.

04.   I’m bringing an old book with leather covers to you ….. the evening …. dinner.

05.   You can reach the station by bus …. ten minutes.

06.   Most children remain at school …. the ages of six and sixteen.

07.   The first space vehicle traveled around the world hundreds of times …. a few weeks.

08.   My school was founded by the local nobles …. 1945.

09.   I like to smoke a cigarette and listen to the radio …. half an hour or so …. dinner.

10.   There’s a knock at the door. Who can be calling for us …. this late hour?

11.   They are getting married …. Friday …. six o’clock …. the evening.

12.   He has been away from home …. January 12.

13.   World War Two lasted …. 1939 …. 1945.

14.   Spring begins …. March 21, summer …. June 21, autumn …. Sept 22, and winter …. December 22.

15.   They only met twice …. the whole time they were neighbors.

16.   He has been away from home …. two weeks.

17.   He came to this country …. August 5, 1975.

18.   He came to this country  …. 1968.

19.   They say that …. the spring a young man’s fancy fondly turns to thoughts of love.

20.   …. the storm, all lights were out …. several hours.

 

Task two

Fill in the blank space with a correct preposition. Every time choose at, on or in.

 

John Brown entered the university …. 1986. His wife started in arts course …. the same year. He met her when she was …. the first year at the university …. June 21, …. Winter.

He graduated in mechanical engineering …. 1992 and started work with Smith and Co …. 1992 …. April. To be precise, he began to work  …. April 9, 1992.

He was born …. April 8, 1968. He was married  …. five o’clock  …. the afternoon …. Saturday, May 5, 1992.

 

Task Three

Fill in the blanks with appropriate time connectors.

(when, while, as, just as, as soon as, before, after, by the time, till (until), once)

 

01.   They have become very snobbish …. they moved into an expensive apartment.

02.   I saw an old friend of mine …. I was entering the building.

03.   He had worked for many other people …. he decided to go into business for himself.

04.   The clock struck six …. I arrived.

05.   …. you learn the basic rules, it’s easy to play.

06.   I won’t stop shouting …. you let me go.

07.   …. the wind dies down, we will go for a long walk.

08.   They check the weather report …. they go to the beach.

09.   He will not do anything …. he sees a lawyer.

10.   He will get married …. He gets a good job.

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