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Where is my cell phone?

Key sentences

Asking where something is Telling where something is
Where is my phone? It's (preposition) the chair.
Asking where something is Telling where something is
Can you find my notes? They're (preposition) the desk.
Telling where something is Asking where something is
Found it!
Found them!
Thanks.

Drills

Say these sentences without looking.

It's (preposition) the chair.
preposition sentence
on It's on the chair.
next to It's next to the chair.
under It's under the chair.
beside It's beside the chair.
They're (preposition) the desk.
preposition sentence
in They're in the desk.
inside They're inside the desk.
on top of They're on top of the desk.
underneath They're underneath the desk.

Example

Practice this conversation.

Asking where something is Telling where something is
Where is my phone? It's (on) the chair.
Asking where something is Telling where something is
Can you find my notes? They're (in) the desk.
Telling where something is Asking where something is
Found it! Thanks.

Change partners. Use your imagination and change the sentences.

Exercise

Use your imagination. Make your own conversation.

Asking where something is Telling where something is

Where is my phone?

It's ... the chair.

Asking where something is Telling where something is
Can you find my notes? They're ... the desk.
Telling where something is Asking where something is
Found it! Thanks.

Change partners. Use your imagination and make another conversation.

Practice

Asking where something is Telling where something is
Imagine you've lost your wallet. Ask where it is. Tell your partner where their wallet is.

Further study


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