What are prepositions?

Prepositions are one of the key word classes that students sitting the
11+ exams need to be able to recognise in a number of different
scenarios. Questions about these will be found on the English 11+

Prepositions are words that are generally used before nouns, pronouns,
or noun phrases to give details about the position of something. This
could be talking about a person or an object.

Some basic examples of prepositions that students should know are:

Prepositions example words

Here are some examples to help you visualise prepositions:

On 11 Plus Blocks, you will be able to access even more examples of
prepositions and how they can be used in sentences, as well as
essential advice and tips on how to spot these effectively and efficiently
in an exam scenario.