Time Adverbs And Prepositions Worksheet For Class 10

The simple present tense is used to talk about our habits, routines and general truths.

The simple present tense is mainly used to talk about things that are always true or things that happen all the time. When we use this tense form, we usually say when or how often something happens.

To say how often something happens, we use frequency adverbs. The most common frequency adverbs used with the simple present tense are: always, usually, often, sometimes, occasionally, rarely and never.

To say when something happens, we use time adverbs and prepositions like in, on, at etc.

At is used with clock time. Examples are: at six o’clock, at 8.30 etc.

In is used with parts of the day. Examples are: in the morning, in the evening, in the afternoon

On is used with particular days. Examples are: on Sunday, on Monday, on March 21st etc.

In is also used with years, months and seasons. Examples are: in 1979, in April, in winter etc.

Complete the following sentences using appropriate time expressions.

1. How …………………… (often / much) do you visit your grandparents?

2. We usually have meetings on …………………… (Sunday / Sundays).

3. I usually get up ………………… (at / in) six o’clock.

4. We do not eat meat …………………… (in / on) Saturdays.

5. I usually leave for work ……………………. (at / on) 8.30.

6. The teacher gives us notes ………………………. (after / while) class.

7. She is not expected to be here before 11 o’clock ………………….. (in / at) night.

8. I ……………………. (rare / rarely) get up early on Sundays.

9. I don’t like to get up before seven ……………………. (in / on) the morning.

10. I don’t work on my computer ……………………. (at / in) night.

11. We have lunch …………………… (at / on) noon.

12. My dad doesn’t work ………………………. (at / on) the weekend.

13. I take a short nap …………………… (in / at) the afternoon.

14. I often work ……………………. (at / in) night.

Answers

1. How often do you visit your grandparents?

2. We usually have meetings on Sundays.

3. I usually get up at six o’clock.

4. We do not eat meat on Saturdays.

5. I usually leave for work at 8.30.

6. The teacher gives us notes after class.

7. She is not expected to be here before 11 o’clock at night.

8. I rarely get up early on Sundays.

9. I don’t like to get up before seven in the morning.

10. I don’t work on my computer at night.

11. We have lunch at noon.

12. My dad doesn’t work at/on the weekend.

13. I take a short nap in the afternoon.

14. I often work at night.

The prepositions on and at can both be used with the word weekendOn is more common in American English.

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