Malay Prepositions of Time Exercises in Malay language

In Malay, prepositions of time play a crucial role in providing clarity and precision when describing temporal relationships. Understanding how to use these prepositions correctly can significantly enhance your ability to communicate effectively in Malay. Prepositions such as "pada" (on/at), "sejak" (since), "hingga" (until), "selama" (for/during), and "sebelum" (before) are essential for constructing accurate and meaningful sentences. By mastering these prepositions, you will be able to specify time frames, durations, and sequences with ease, allowing for more nuanced and detailed conversations. Malay prepositions of time are not only vital for everyday conversations but also for understanding written texts, instructions, and schedules. For example, knowing how to use "pada" accurately can help you specify exact times and dates, while "sejak" and "hingga" are indispensable for discussing periods and durations. These exercises are designed to provide practical experience and reinforce your comprehension of how each preposition functions within various contexts. Through consistent practice, you will develop a deeper understanding of these temporal markers, empowering you to express yourself more confidently in Malay.

Exercise 1

<p>1. Saya akan pergi ke sekolah *pada* pukul 7 pagi (preposition for time).</p> <p>2. Mereka selalu makan malam *pada* pukul 8 malam (preposition for time).</p> <p>3. Kami akan bercuti *dari* 1 Julai hingga 10 Julai (preposition for duration).</p> <p>4. Dia akan pulang ke rumah *selepas* kerja (preposition for sequence).</p> <p>5. Kamu harus tidur *sebelum* pukul 10 malam (preposition for time before a point).</p> <p>6. Kelas Bahasa Melayu bermula *pada* pukul 9 pagi (preposition for starting time).</p> <p>7. Saya belum makan *sejak* pagi tadi (preposition for starting point in time).</p> <p>8. Kami akan bertemu *pada* hujung minggu ini (preposition for a specific point in time).</p> <p>9. Dia bekerja *hingga* pukul 5 petang setiap hari (preposition for end time).</p> <p>10. Kami akan pergi bercuti *pada* bulan Disember (preposition for a specific month).</p>
 

Exercise 2

<p>1. Saya akan pergi ke sekolah *pada* pukul 8 pagi (preposition of time).</p> <p>2. Dia tidur *sehingga* pukul 10 malam (preposition indicating until).</p> <p>3. Kami akan bercuti *selama* dua minggu (preposition indicating duration).</p> <p>4. Mereka tiba di rumah *selepas* makan malam (preposition indicating after).</p> <p>5. Saya belajar *sebelum* peperiksaan bermula (preposition indicating before).</p> <p>6. Kami akan menonton filem *pada* hujung minggu ini (preposition indicating specific time).</p> <p>7. Encik Ahmad bekerja *dari* pukul 9 pagi hingga 5 petang (preposition indicating start time).</p> <p>8. Mereka akan menunggu *sehingga* hujan berhenti (preposition indicating until).</p> <p>9. Anak saya lahir *pada* bulan Mei (preposition indicating month).</p> <p>10. Dia menulis surat *semasa* rehat tengah hari (preposition indicating during).</p>
 

Exercise 3

<p>1. Saya akan pergi ke pasar *pada* pukul 8 pagi (at what time).</p> <p>2. Kami selalu bercuti *pada* bulan Disember (in which month).</p> <p>3. Dia belajar *sehingga* tengah malam untuk peperiksaan (until what time).</p> <p>4. Mereka bertemu *pada* hari Jumaat setiap minggu (on which day).</p> <p>5. Perayaan Tahun Baru Cina disambut *pada* bulan Februari (in which month).</p> <p>6. Kita akan makan malam bersama *selepas* bekerja (after which activity).</p> <p>7. Kelas bahasa Inggeris bermula *pada* pukul 9 pagi (at what time).</p> <p>8. Dia bersenam *setiap* pagi sebelum ke pejabat (how often).</p> <p>9. Kami akan melancong *semasa* cuti sekolah (during what period).</p> <p>10. Majlis perkahwinan mereka berlangsung *pada* hujung minggu (on what part of the week).</p>
 

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