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Tips for Teaching English

When teaching English as a second language, teachers have found that students often have a difficult time remembering which preposition "at", "on" or "in" to use with "hours", "days", "months", "years", etc. The ATONIN Time Pyramid is a teaching tool that was created to assist teachers with helping students find an easier and fun way to remember the rules of English phrasing.

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An easy way to remember which preposition to use with hours, days, weeks, months, years, decades, ages.

The Antonin Time Pyramid

Do you have a difficult time remembering which preposition to use with hours, days, months, years, etc?

Imagine a pyramid divided horizontally into 3 groups.

At the top of the pyramid you have AT and this is used for the smallest in time: hours
  • Ill meet you AT 7 p.m.
In the middle of the pyramid you have ON and this is used for bigger time: days
  • See you ON Saturday.
At the bottom you have IN and this is used for everything else that is bigger than hours or days
  • I was born IN 1964.
  • He takes holidays IN January.
  • They played great music IN the 80's.

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