A student from a lower class asks you to help her illustrate for her class, the use of different prepositions.
In groups of four, choose one of the following lists of prepositions and draw simple pictures to illustrate their meaning.
A. Place – deniting Prepositions
Place : The teacher is in the class.
Time : The teacher will be back in five minutes.
Place : He sat behind nie.
Time : The train is running behind time.
Place : He stood beside me.
Movement : He was running beside me.
Place : He lives in the flat. just above ours.
Movement : He was hanging a picture above the mantelpiece
B. Movement – denoting Prepositions
Movement : We were passing through a forest at that time.
Place : We marched through the town.
Movemnent : The trees seem to be running along the train when it runs fast.
Place : There are trees along the river.
Movement : She climbed up the ladder.
Place : She lives up the Park Street.
Movement : Neeta went down the ladder.
Place : Neeta lives down this street.
Movement : He moved round the tree.
Place : He toured round the world.