IELTS HOPECO: Prepositions for Academic Writing Task 1

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Prepositions
✦ Prepositions of DIRECTION
 
  • TO
The population level in this city rose to a peak of 6 million in 1972.

✦ Prepositions of TIME
 
  • ON     
on Monday
 
  • AT

at noon
at night
at midnight
at 6 o’clock / at 6p.m.
 
  • IN       

in October
in 2007
in spring
 

✦ Prepositions for PERIODS OF TIME
 
  • SINCE           
Sales had risen since 2003.
  • FOR   
Exports fell for three consecutive years.
  • FROM … TO           
from 2003 to 2009
  • FROM … UNTIL    
from 1998 until 2007
  • DURING      
during the first half of this decade
  • WITH IN      
Sales had risen to become the highest within the last 10 years.

✦ Prepositions of SPATIAL RELATIONSHIPS
 
  • ABOVE         
Sales in Brazil were always above those of the other countries.
  • BELOW        
Sales in Argentina were always below all other countries from 1996 onwards.

✦ Prepositions of POSITION
 
  • AT     

remained at
peaked at
troughed at
 
  • IN

in Germany
in Asia
in all
 
  • OVER
Sales were just over $65,000.
  • UNDER
Sales fell by a little under $27,000.

✦ Prepositions of TRANSPORT
 
  • ON     
on foot
  • BY     

by car
by ship
by train
by bus
by plane
by bicycle
 

✦ Prepositions of AMOUNT
 
  • BY

Sales fell by £37,000.
Pollution levels rose by 62,500m3
 
  • OF
Japan experienced a decrease of £5 million in exports.
  • TO/FROM
Sales increased to US$35,000 from US$18,000.
  • FROM/TO
Exports fell from £6.3 million to £2.7 million.




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DU HỌC HOPECO
12 Hoa Phượng, Phường 2, Quận Phú Nhuận,
Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh, Việt Nam
ĐT: (08) 35 173 345 – 35 173 678
Fax: (08) 35 173 111 
 

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