It’s time to learn about prepositions in, at, and on in time expressions. Yes, it’s a little basic, but you will be surprised how many problems people encounter using these basic expressions.
So, this is how you can break it down.
In: months, years, seasons, part of a day
Ex: In January, in 2013, in the summer, in the morning
In January, I’ll go to Sweden for a conference.
In 2013, I moved to Thailand; or – I will move to Thailand in 2013.
When it’s the summer in Thailand, it’s boiling hot!
I normally eat rice, eggs and pork in the morning for breakfast.
Time of day.
I normally wake up at 6:00am.
Could you pick up the kids at 3:45?
What time do you want to meet at?
Days of the week – on Monday, on the weekend (GB: at the weekend).
Dates: on Friday the 10th.
Holidays: on Thanksgiving.
Part of a specific day: on the afternoon of June 6th.