‘Going to university, studying in the university ‘ - Prepositions
Prepositions are another complicated aspect of learning English, as there are few rules for their use. Some can only be learned with a lot of practice and memorising, others can be learned in a more systematic way. The following page suggests ways in which you can use the existing rules and provides links for further practice.
Prepositions that indicate place
Prepositions of Place: in the cupboard, on the table, behind the window… Prepositions that indicate where something is located follow relatively regular rules which can be learned.
A short list of how prepositions of place are used and an exercise to practise.
Purdue University gives detailed explanations that include visual representations of in, on and at.
This site contains a good list of examples of the way in which in, at and on are used to indicate place. It is also linked to a quiz to practise using these expressions.
On the following page prepositions of place are compared to prepositions of movement are compared and explained with examples, such as: I am going to the university. Vs. I amin the university at the moment.
Prepositions that indicate time and date
A very short list of examples, but a good exercise to follow it.
Another handy list with a couple of examples and exercises following it. Check the link to a page that deals specifically with while, during and for.
Keen on, interested in - Adjectives and Prepositions
This page presents a lists of adjectives with about, at, by, for and from. A link leads you to a quiz.
Practice with the following quizzes.
Exercises aimed at students – Verbs and Prepositions
A good list to study collocations of verbs and prepositions (with audiofiles).
Another good list of combinations of verbs and prepositions but without sound.