Differences IN ON AT for Adverb of Time

Differences IN ON AT for Adverb of Time

Differences IN ON AT for Adverb of Time

        We sometimes find confusedly to differ among IN ON or AT as preposition of adverb of time. So, for this reason I want to share about Differences IN ON AT for Adverb of Time in order can be used as reference to understand about the difference of them. (also read : Differences IN ON AT for Adverb of Place)

Below is the material of Differences IN ON AT for Adverb of Time:


IN is used for Months.

Indra’s wedding is in October.

They will go to Bali in December.

IN is also used for years.

The house was built in 1975.

He was born in 2002.

IN is also used for seasons:

The garden is wonderful in the spring when all the flowers come out.

There is much of snow in autumn season

The flowers will bloom in spring.

IN is also used for parts of the day:

I like to drink tea in the evening.

I’ll come and see you in the morning for a cup of coffee, okay?

IN is also used for long periods of time:

The population of Europe doubled in the nineteenth century.

Hinduism entered in Indonesia in fifth century.


ON is used for dates.

My retirement is effective on June 23.

I was born on July 17, 1997. read more

Information about Adverb of Time

Information about Adverb of Time

Information about Adverb of Time

        One again the material of grammar we want to share to our readers. This is Information about Adverb of Time.  In this case we will discuss about meaning, function, position of adverb of time and some words related to adverb of time. (also read : Adverb of Place)

Below is the material of Information about Adverb of Time:

The Meaning of Adverb of Time

        Adverb of time is adverb that changes or qualifies the meaning of a sentence by telling us when things happen are defined as adverbs of time.

The Function of Adverb of Time

        The function of Adverb of time is not only for telling us when an action happened, but also telling for how long, and how often an action happened.

Adverbs of time mainly modify verbs and tell us when something happens.


  • Robinson got accident last week. (when)
  • She cried because of her husband death all day. (how long)
  • We go to our grandmother’s house monthly. (how often)

The Position of Adverb of Time

Tell us WHEN

Adverbs that tell us when are usually placed at the end of the sentence.


  • My uncle went to the hospital last week.
  • She is going to tidy her room tomorrow.
  • I will call you later.
  • They have to leave now.
  • We watched that movie last year.

        Putting an adverb that tells us when at the end of a sentence is a neutral position, but these adverbs can be put in other positions to give a different emphasis. All adverbs that tell us when can be placed at the beginning of the sentence to emphasize the time element. Some can also be put before the main verb in formal writing, while others cannot occupy that position. read more

Differences IN ON AT for Adverb of Place

Differences IN ON AT for Adverb of Place

Differences IN ON AT for Adverb of Place

        Often people are confused with similar prepositions particularly the prepositions IN, ON and AT when talking about place or location. For this in this occasion we would like to share about Differences IN ON AT for Adverb of Place. In this discussion we will divide into two parts. The first is IN, ON or AT to show general place, and the second is indicating a position for spaces with limitations. (also read : DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MANY AND MUCH)

Here is the material of Differences IN ON AT for Adverb of Place:

Differences IN ON AT to show general place


IN is used with names of cities, towns, provinces, states, and countries.


I live in Indonesia

There are so many celebrities in California

Where were you born? I was born in Surabaya.

Living in Malang is very nice.

IN is also generally used for a larger area where there are numerous specific locations possible.


She lives in Singogalih village.

They live in Boulevard district.


ON is used with street names.


I’m on Sudirman street, meet me here Freddie.

We live on Jln. Flamboyan, Sidoarjo.

Turn right, the Bukopin Bank is on Delima Street. read more

Adverb of Place

Adverb of Place

Adverb of Place

        What do you think about our material entitled Adverb of frequency? Is it easy to understand? We hope so. And in this session we’d like to discuss another kind of adverb, it is about Adverb of place. In this case we’ll discuss about the function, words related to it and its examples. (also read : Adverb of Frequency)

Let’s go to the material of adverb of place:

The Function of Adverb of Place

        An adverb of place is a word used to tell us about the place of action or where something happens or where action occurs / occurred / will occur.


We can stop here for lunch.

We have been living here for several years.

Words related to Adverb of Place

        The words include Adverb of Place such as: here, there, near, somewhere, outside, ahead, on the top, at some place, above, below, outside, over there, there, under, upstairs, downstairs, everywhere, nowhere, inside, etc.


He will come here.

The children are playing outside.

He was standing near the wall.

They rushed for their lives when fire broke out in the floor below.

He lives somewhere in New York. read more

Types or Kinds of Adverb

Types or Kinds of Adverb

Types of Adverb

Types or Kinds of Adverb

       There are nine parts of speech in English. They are nouns, pronouns, adjective, verb, adverb, conjunction, article, preposition, and interjection. Here, I want to share about adverb. (Also read : Recreation to Sendang Biru Beach)

       An adverb is a word or set of words that modifies (describes) verb. They give more detail about the action (verb).


He speaks slowly.

Slowly” is an adverb for describing/modifying the way he speaks.

How does he speak? Slowly.

Adverb will generally answer the question “How”.

Some adverb are also used to modify an adjective.

       Adverb that do this are: very, extremely, really, totally, absolutely, quite, fairly, well. These are normally placed before the adjective.


He speaks very slowly.

He is totally crazy.

      Actually there are more kinds of adverb expressing different meaning than I’ll share, but for effectiveness of understanding I’ll share the common ones.

The following are some of the common types/kinds of adverb. read more