Listen to the audio, and try to identify what prepositions of time were used.
Questions: Why is Monday his busiest day? When did the coffee shop open? When does he get to go home on Mondays?
by 6.30, in the morning, on Sunday, at 8 o’clock, at 11 (o’clock), at lunch time, 3 months ago, in the afternoon, at 2.30.
Answers: Monday is his busiest day because he has to be there at 6.30am, and he has two meetings, one at 8 o’clock and one at 11 o’clock. The coffee shop opened 3 months ago. He gets to go home at 2.30 in the afternoon.
Mondays are always my busiest day of the week. I need to be in the office by 6.30 in the morning. That means I have to make sure I go to bed early on Sunday, so I don’t oversleep. I have two meetings every Monday. One meeting is at 8 o’clock, and one is at 11. At lunch time, I usually get pretty tired, so I try to stay active. I often get a coffee from the coffee shop around the corner. It only opened about 3 months ago. They have excellent coffee, and it helps me stay focused in the afternoon. Because I get in so early, I get to go home at 2.30. Maybe Mondays aren’t so bad, after all!
to oversleep – sleep longer or later than one intended
to get to do something – to be allowed to, to be able to
after all – in spite of any indications or expectations to the contrary