‘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. 
http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/English/wcenter/WCO4/handouts/setvi/SETVI4DP.html

Purdue University gives detailed explanations that include visual representations of inon and at
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/esl/eslprep2.html

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. 
http://esl.about.com/library/grammar/blgr_prep1.htm

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. 
http://esl.about.com/library/grammar/blgr_prep2.htm

More practice.
http://www.angelfire.com/on/topfen/testsprepplace1.html
http://www.eslpartyland.com/quiz%20center/preploc.htm

Prepositions that indicate time and date

A very short list of examples, but a good exercise to follow it. 
http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/English/wcenter/WCO4/handouts/setvi/SETVI4EP.html

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
http://esl.about.com/library/grammar/blgr_prep3.htm

More opportunities to practise. 
http://www.eslpartyland.com/quiz%20center/preptime.htm
http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/230.html
http://www.angelfire.com/on/topfen/testspreptime1.html

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.
http://esl.about.com/library/grammar/blgr_prep7.htm

Practice with the following quizzes.
http://a4esl.org/q/j/tp/mc-particle.html
ttp://www.englishmedialab.com/Quizzes/intermediate/adjectives%20followed%20by%20prepositions.htm
http://www.angelfire.com/wi3/englishcorner/grammar/Interactive/adjprep1.html
http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/111.html

Exercises aimed at students – Verbs and Prepositions

A good list to study collocations of verbs and prepositions (with audiofiles). 
http://www.eslgold.com/grammar/verb_preposition_collocations.html

Another good list of combinations of verbs and prepositions but without sound.
http://www2.gsu.edu/~wwwesl/egw/verprep.htm

Quizzes to practise. 
http://www.angelfire.com/wi3/englishcorner/grammar/Interactive/vbprp1.html
http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/176.html
http://www.nonstopenglish.com/exercise.asp?exid=646