• English grammar
  • 1 English alphabet
  • 2 English pronunciation and phonetics [0/3]
  • 3 English articles [0/9]
  • 4 English pronouns [0/39]
  • 4.1 English personal pronouns [0/3]
  • 4.2 English impersonal pronouns (it, there, ...) [0/4]
  • 4.3 English object pronouns [0/3]
  • 4.4 English possessive pronouns [0/5]
  • 4.5 English reflexive pronouns [0/4]
  • 4.6 English reciprocal pronouns [0/4]
  • 4.7 English demonstrative pronouns [0/3]
  • 4.8 English relative pronouns [0/4]
  • 4.9 English indefinite pronouns [0/5]
  • 4.10 English interrogative pronouns [0/4]
  • 5 English nouns [0/16]
  • 6 English adjectives [0/38]
  • 6.1 Adjectives of quality in English [0/4]
  • 6.2 Demonstrative adjectives in English [0/4]
  • 6.3 Possessive adjectives in English [0/4]
  • 6.4 Quantity adjectives in English [0/4]
  • 6.5 Interrogative adjectives in English [0/4]
  • 6.6 Numeral adjectives in English [0/8]
  • 6.7 Comparatives and superlatives [0/10]
  • 7 English adverbs [0/18]
  • 7.1 Position of adverbs in English [0/2]
  • 7.2 Adverbs of manner in English [0/2]
  • 7.3 Adverbs of place in English [0/2]
  • 7.4 Adverbs of time in English [0/2]
  • 7.5 Adverbs of quantity in English [0/2]
  • 7.6 Adverbs of frequency in English [0/2]
  • 7.7 Adverbs of degree in English [0/2]
  • 7.8 Adverbs of probability and certainty in English [0/2]
  • 7.9 Adverbs of opinion and observation in English [0/2]
  • 8 English prepositions [0/12]
  • 9 English verbs [0/122]
  • 9.1 Present tenses in English [0/29]
  • Fill in the correct present tense in English (Score -/-)Free
  • Exercise about all present tenses in English (Score -/-)Free
  • Mixed present tenses exercise in English (Score -/-)Free
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  • 9.1.1 Present simple tense in English [0/5]
  • 9.1.2 Present continuous tense in English [0/4]
  • 9.1.3 Present simple vs present continuous in English [0/4]
  • 9.1.4 Present perfect tense in English [0/4]
  • 9.1.5 Present perfect continuous tense in English [0/4]
  • 9.1.6 Difference past simple and present perfect in English [0/4]
  • 9.2 Past tenses in English [0/20]
  • 9.3 Future tenses in English [0/21]
  • 9.4 Auxiliary verbs in English [0/9]
  • 9.5 Present participle in English [0/3]
  • 9.6 Past participle in English [0/3]
  • 9.7 Modal verbs in English [0/11]
  • 9.8 Phrasal verbs in English [0/3]
  • 9.9 Regular verbs in English [0/3]
  • 9.10 Irregular verbs in English [0/3]
  • 9.11 Gerund (-ing form) in English [0/8]
  • 9.12 Infinitive verbs in English [0/3]
  • 9.13 Imperative in English [0/2]
  • 9.14 Reported speech in English [0/2]
  • 9.15 Active and passive voice in English [0/2]
  • 10 English conditionals [0/20]
  • Adverbs of place in English


    1. Practice the adverbs of place in English Score -/-
    2. Exercise adverbs of place in English Score -/-

    In this chapter the adverbs of place in English will be explained. Adverbs of place tell us where an action takes place. 

    What are adverbs of place in English?

    The adverbs of place in English express where an action takes place. They are usually placed after the main verb or the preposition they modify
    Sometimes they can be found at the beginning of a sentence. 

    Adverbs of place examples:

    • In the summer the temperature here is never below 0º. 
    • The doorman was waiting downstairs.
    • Lorena was hidden behind the door.
    • They were standing outside. 

    Place can also be expressed by using geographical locations:

    • We came from Sweden. 
    • My family is in France for the holidays. 

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    Adverbs of place to describe movement or distance

    The adverbs of place are also used to describe movement. They express that someone or something is moving towards a certain place.
    They can also describe the distance to someone or something. 


    • You keep going to the end of the street and there you can find the restaurant.
    • I live 1 km from my best friend. 

    An alphabetical list of adverbs of place in English 

    The following table shows a list of adverbs of place in English.

    Adverb Example
    About She left her belongings about on her desk. 
    Above I live above a bar. 
    Abroad  In the summer they always go abroad
    Anywhere  My wallet could be anywhere.
    Away  They walked away from the house. 
    Back Move back a little, please. 
    Backwards  We stepped backwards when she started yelling at us.
    Behind She was hiding behind the door. 
    Below The Netherlands is below sea level.
    Between I sat between my aunts at the party yesterday. 
    Down John sat down for a while. 
    East  I live in the east of England.
    Elsewhere  Can you leave your sportswear elsewhere?


    I looked everywhere for my keys. 
    Far  The library is not far from my house. 
    Here Your glasses are here
    In I live in Dubai. 
    In front of He stood in front of the pharmacy. 
    Inside  We want to sit inside, because it is getting colder. 
    Near They live near the beach. 
    Next to The house is next to a lake.
    Nowhere They came out of nowhere.
    Off  I took my coat off, because it is very hot. 
    On  He got on the bus. 
    Out  We went out into the woods for a walk. 
    Outside  I want to sit outside today.
    Over  She fell over and broke her leg. 
    Sideways She leaned sideways to introduce herself. 
    Somewhere They were going somewhere else to talk. 
    There Do you want to go there together?
    Towards My little brother ran towards me. 
    Under The dog is hiding under the table. 
    Up Stand up and go to the gym. 

    Practice your knowledge of the adverbs of place with the exercises below!