Prepositions

Grammar points

My bag is under the desk. My texbook is on the desk.

Recent activities
Where's the basketball?

A spin-off of the classic game "Guess Who". There are 16 different rooms. The students have to figure out which room their partner chose by asking "where is/are" questions.

Actionnaire

Students practice saying prepositional sentences and watch them come true right in front of their eyes.

Preposition Pictionary

This game is played like you would Pictionary, except all the cards are in the form of prepositions.

It's About Christmas

A Christmas-themed worksheet activity where students learn Christmas vocabulary and create sentences with prepositional phrases.

Where's The Pickle?

A fun activity based on the Christmas tradition of finding the pickle ornament on the Christmas tree.

Prepositions of Place

This game teaches the students to hear prepositions of place: on, above, below, in front of, etc. The students listen and try to draw an image of a room that is described by the ALT.

Animal Coloring

Children color animals according to the ALT's instructions.

Bedroom Drawing

Students listen to their partner’s instructions and attempt to draw a replica of a bedroom.

Kathy's Game

A fast-paced game where teams race to be the first to do the instructions correctly.

Fun With Prepositions

Using teamwork, students search for pictures around the room and describe it to their team members.

Preposition Partners

Basic info gap activity for basic prepositions of location.

Gang War Battle Game

A powerpoint game useful for review.

Draw the Object

Students practice drawing pictures based upon the preposition given.

Preppy Shapes

A fun point-based competition between groups aimed at reviewing the students' knowledge of shapes and prepositions.

Andy's Bedroom

Students listen to the teacher describe their bedroom and they must draw it. Afterwards, they write sentences about what they've drawn.

Good Witness

Students test their memory by looking at a picture and in prepositional phrase form, writing what they saw.

But Not Okinawa

Students test their knowledge of Japan's prefectures, minus Okinawa, and then practice asking about the location of the prefectures they don't know.

Rescue 119

Students help rescue plane crash victims by locating them in a classroom and then writing a report to submit to the rescue authorities.

Summer Festival Quiz / Under the Sea Race

Almost Mario Style Race and Summer Festival Quiz

My Town Lesson Plan

Practice 'there is' and 'there are' with four linked activities.

Colour Scavenger Hunt

Help students practice their colours and the names of places around the school with this fun game.

Where Is Oguri?

This is an information gap exercise where pairs of students ask each other the question, "Where is....?"

Prepositions Materials

A few activities to practice prepositions of place

Where Is It?

Students try to guess the location of an object.

In A Dark Room

Students close their eyes and imagine the story you tell them. Upon opening their eyes, they complete a worksheet based upon their imagination.


Top 5 activities
  • Gang War Battle Game A powerpoint game useful for review.
  • Animal Coloring Children color animals according to the ALT's instructions.
  • In A Dark Room Students close their eyes and imagine the story you tell them. Upon opening their eyes, they complete a worksheet based upon their imagination.
  • Kathy's Game A fast-paced game where teams race to be the first to do the instructions correctly.
  • But Not Okinawa Students test their knowledge of Japan's prefectures, minus Okinawa, and then practice asking about the location of the prefectures they don't know.
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