Pre-Intermediate Level >> Reading And Writing Materials >> Students read a short passage about Tom's weekend filling in all the prepositions that have been left out. Then they answer a few questions about the text.
Tom's Terrible Weekend
Fill in all the spaces with a preposition. Sometimes, there is no preposition required - just put a 'X' in the space. Then answer the question below the text.
This weekend was a disaster _______ Tom. _______ Saturday, he met _______ a friend in the city centre to have a coffee _______ a bar. Tom ordered _______ an espresso and his friend asked _______ a cappuccino. They talked _______ what they wanted to do _______ Saturday evening. Tom said _______ his friend that he wanted to go _______ a new disco called the Pink Flamingo and Tom's friend Phil agreed _______ him. Phil told _______ Tom that he would call _______ two girls he knew to invite them too, paid _______ the coffees and they left _______ the bar together.
So, _______ 9pm Tom went _______ the disco and waited _______ his friends. _______ half an hour, he was worried _______ his friends. Lots of people arrived _______ the new disco - but not his friend Phil or the girls he knew. So Tom took out his cell phone and wrote a message _______ Phil. "Where are you? I am waiting _______ you! I am in front _______ the disco." _______ two minutes, Phil replied _______ Tom: "We are opposite _______ the disco, but we can't see you." Tom wrote back: "OK, we will find each other _______ a few minutes. Do you think the disco looks nice?" "Yes," replied Phil, "but isn't the Pink Peacock a strange name _______ a disco."
- Did they both drink coffees in the bar?
- Did Tom know the two girls?
- Who paid for the coffees?
- Was the new disco popular or not?
- Did Tom call Phil?
- Were they near each other?
- Whose fault was the mix-up?