Prepositions in English: Examples Tests Games

Prepositions are the words such as “in”, “on”, “about”, “for” etc. which functions to link nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words. Prepositions can describe place, time, manner or purpose. There are many prepositions in English, and some of them are widely used.

Images of prepositions with pronunciations

Below is the list of prepositions with pictures and pronunciations. Click on an image for the pronunciation.

Word list of prepositions in English

  • in
  • on
  • under
  • to
  • at
  • from
  • next to
  • with
  • by
  • for
  • about
  • near
  • between
  • off
  • around
  • behind
  • across
  • below
  • opposite
  • outside
  • into
  • onto
  • over
  • up
  • down
  • beside
  • in front of
  • without
  • inside
  • like
  • above
  • after
  • before
  • nearby
  • during
  • except
  • against
  • along
  • alongside
  • amid
  • among
  • amongst
  • as
  • aside
  • beneath
  • beyond
  • despite
  • excepting
  • excluding
  • following
  • including
  • per
  • since
  • than
  • through
  • throughout
  • times
  • toward
  • towards
  • underneath
  • unlike
  • till
  • until
  • upon
  • versus
  • via
  • within
  • worth

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Flashcards exercise about prepositions

Try to guess the names of the prepositions and then tap on the cards to flip it and see the answer.

Flip the card game

Click on the cards and open them one by one. Later, say the meaning of it in your own language.

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Images of prepositions vocabulary to download and share

Picture quiz about prepositions

Select the relevant preposition from the list. This test helps you identify the prepositions and their meanings.


Listening test about prepositions

First listen to to audio and then select the preposition from the list. This listening test helps you identify the pronunciations of prepositions.


Writing test about prepositions

Start the test and then write the preposition into the box correctly.



Spelling test about prepositions

Listen to the pronunciation of the preposition and type it into the box.


PDF and image worksheets about prepositions to download and share

If you need printable worksheets about prepositions, download and share the PDF and JPG printables below.

Prepositions word scramble game worksheet Word scramble game worksheet jpg image Word scramble game worksheet pdf
Prepositions word search puzzle worksheet Word search puzzle worksheet jpg image Word search puzzle worksheet pdf

External resource links:
You can jump to prepositions category page to find extra activities and games in this website by clicking here. However, there are some external links that may help you. You can click here to watch a video about prepositions. You can also learn information about adjectives + prepositions here and verbs + prepositions here. And this is a nice page about prepositions from “”.

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