Vocabulary writing practice
Students work individually
For a test or practice activity involving dependent preposition collocations at a basic level, this handout is perfect. The learners are presented with sixteen fixed or semi-fixed expressions which they must complete using the appropriate dependent preposition.
Vocabulary speaking practice
Students work in pairs
This vocabulary race activity gets pairs of learners to come up with realistic language featuring a range of dependent prepositions. The learners work together to come up with examples such as ‘two things people are often late for’, ‘two hobbies you tried but got bored of’, and more.