• English grammar
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  • 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]
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  • 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]
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  • 6.3 Possessive adjectives in English [0/4]
  • 6.4 Quantity adjectives in English [0/4]
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  • 6.6 Numeral adjectives in English [0/8]
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  • 7 English adverbs [0/18]
  • 7.1 Position of adverbs in English [0/2]
  • 7.2 Adverbs of manner in English [0/2]
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  • 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]
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  • 9.1.4 Present perfect tense in English [0/4]
  • 9.1.5 Present perfect continuous tense in English [0/4]
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  • Prepositions of movement in English

    Exercises

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    1. English preposition of movement exercise Score -/-
    2. Fill in the preposition of movement in English Score -/-

    This chapter will discuss the prepositions of movement in English. The preposition of movement is used to show movement of one place to another. 

    What are prepositions of movement?

    The English prepositions of movement are used to express a movement, displacement or direction. These prepositions are usually used with verbs such as:

    • to go
    • to walk
    • to run

    An alphabetical list of English prepositions of movement

    The table below shows the different prepositions of movement with examples and their usage. 

    Preposition of movement Use Example
    Across Moving from one side to another 
    • She walked across the road.
    • They ran across the field.
    Along Moving continuously beside something
    • We walked along the beach.
    • They drove along the seaside. 
    Around Moving in a circular way
    • I ran around the playground.
    • He walked around the field. 
    Away from Moving from any given place
    • They walked away from the post office.
    • He ran away from his mother. 
    Back to Returning to a location where you have previously been
    • He went back to the shop.
    • They walked back to the store. 
    Down Moving from high to low
    • They ran down the hill.
    • We walked down the stairs.
    Into

    Entering a location

    • She walked into the room.
    • They walked into the restaurant. 
    Off Moving from a place or position
    • He ran off stage.
    • I jumped off a cliff.
    Onto Moving on top of something
    • She walked onto the stage.
    • He ran onto the boat. 
    Out of Leaving one location to another
    • They walked out of the cinema.
    • I ran out of my room. 
    Over Crossing from one end to the other
    • We ran over the bridge.
    • I walked over the cord. 
    Past Moving by something
    • They walked past our door.
    • I ran past my mother. 
    Round Moving around something
    • You ran round the track.
    • They walked round the park. 
    Through Entering something from one side and go out at another
    • They drove through a tunnel.
    • The fish swam through a tube. 
    To Moving from one place to another
    • You went to the supermarket.
    • They walked to the post office. 
    Towards Moving in the direction of something
    • I ran towards the bus stop.
    • He walked towards the supermarket. 
    Under Moving below something
    • She walks under the bridge. 
    • The cat ran under the table. 
    Up Moving from low to high
    • They walked up the stairs.
    • You ran up the hill. 

    Practice your skills by doing the exercises.