In the end vs. at the end, in time vs. on time

Posted on Aug 12 2014 - 4:43am by Zdenda

I have already dealt with the usage of prepositions in the posts Prepositions AT, IN and ON for time and Adjectives with prepositions. However, this post is different because it concentrates only on the phrases IN THE END, AT THE END, IN TIME and ON TIME which are frequently used incorrectly by students of English. In this post I would like to explain the usage and meaning of the phrases. To achieve this I have created a mind map, an interactive video and two quiz games.
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Set phrases – mind map

In this mind map I try to explain the meaning and the usage of the phrases IN THE END, AT THE END, IN TIME and ON TIME.
at the end on time mind map

If you feel that this explanation is not clear enough, there is a video explanation which can help you.

Set phrases – interactive video

In this interactive video you can see and here the explanation of the usage of the phrases. The video contains many questions which you have to answer to move on. In this way you can check immediately whether you understand the phrases and use them correctly. The video is in HTML5 so it will play on your mobile device too.

Set phrases – games

Now, I hope, you understand the usage and meaning of the phrases IN THE END, AT THE END, IN TIME and ON TIME. So do not hesitate to try out our interactive exercises and games. The first game is in HTML5 and it will play on any mobile device.
Your task is to complete the quiz with the correct phrases and if you pass you will be given a chance to play the game Word boggle (really great addictive game which might help you improve your English a lot).

Set phrases – Word game

The second game will play only on your desktop. It is called Hoopshoot and your task is to choose the correct answer and then score. Good luck.

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6 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. hamza messaoud 14/08/2014 at 7:57 am -

    hey i’m hamza a student at electrical engineering i want learn english language at british council in algeria. what should i do?

  2. Anonymous 15/08/2014 at 2:49 am -

    Wonderful information thanks

  3. reem 15/08/2014 at 2:50 am -

    Wonderful information

  4. fiona 15/08/2014 at 9:28 am -

    Thanks

  5. lio 21/08/2014 at 2:09 am -

    I must confess this has been a good way to learn something… despite the fact that sometime there were mistakes, I have learned now to put the correct expression when it is requiered….

    this website is amazing and gorgeous…

  6. jacksadak 21/08/2014 at 6:10 am -

    Nice to see that i wanna join to british council.

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