Expressions of place and time in sentences – Word order Schoolmanager 2019-07-12T20:22:46+00:00
Expressions of place and time in sentences – Word order
Where do expression of place and time go in English sentences?
in the park.
in the pool
in the disco.
Every Friday *
in the cinema.
Expressions of time go at the end of a statement.
At the end of the sentence: Place before Time
NEVER put Place or Time between Verb and ObjectI play in the park football.
* Definite expressions of time can also go at the beginning of the sentence if they are not the main focus in the sentence. If you are in doubt – put it at the end of the sentence – it is more likely to be right!