Last updated at 11:48 BST, Tuesday, 08 September 2009
Prepositions and prepositional phrases
Discover the many different grammatical uses of 'as'
Cristina Pinho from Brazil wonders if she has worked 'as' or 'like' a dog
Trudi Faulkner-Petrova explains the difference between the phrases 'in the end' and 'at the end' Ask about English 1 September 2009
Roger Woodham answers all your questions about these confusing little words
Find out if you are 'in' the bank when you are 'at' the bank
Ilham Sarukhanov from Azerbaijan asks why his mother waits 'at home' if he will be late 'home'
They can all give reasons, but which two also refer to time?
In these pairs of words, which ones are different in meaning?
Pierre from Malaysia discovers he can't say he is 'busy about' his work
L S Ng from Singapore finds out what 'but' means in 'All but two of the boys are coming'.
Lilia from Bulgaria asks 'When do we use by and when do we use from?'
Find out how these words are used with different sentence structures
Roger Woodham answers questions from France and Poland about these prepositions
Roger Woodham explains the subtle, but important, difference between 'for' and 'during'
Alex from Spain confuses these two words when he wants to say why he does something
Lim Chiu Lan from Malaysia doesn't know if we say someone is 'good at English' or 'good in English'
Trudi Faulkner-Petrova explains the difference between these two phrases
Anthony from Malta wonders whether he lives 'in Gozo' or 'at Gozo'
Trudi Faulkner-Petrova explains the meaning and use of the expression
Gareth Rees explains two expressions with 'hand'
M Peres from Brazil would like to know the differences in the use of these words
Like many other students, Jose Luis Luque would like to know more about 'like'
Why do we say 'paper is made from trees' but 'shirts are made of cotton?
Is there a difference between 'meet' and meet with'? Martin Parrot answers.
Tamas from Hungary is confused to find 'we have two weeks off school'
Cecile Arnould from Belgium has been thinking about the difference between these two phrases.
Learn about the many prepositions used in time expressions
Roger Woodham explains which words you can use with different times
Is it possible to say 'It happened Friday' rather than 'It happened on Friday'?
Cindy from Taiwan asks for a comparison of 'under', 'below' and 'beneath'.
With regard to these and other words, Roger Woodham talks about focussing attention on a topic.
Gareth Rees answers the question from Lucy in Taiwan about the use of prepositions in questions.