Prepositions indicating time Exercises in Icelandic language

Mastering prepositions indicating time is a crucial step in learning Icelandic, as they play a significant role in conveying when events occur. These prepositions can be tricky because their usage often differs from English, leading to common mistakes. For instance, while English speakers might say "in the morning," Icelandic uses "á morgnana." Understanding these nuances will not only improve your grammatical accuracy but also help you sound more natural when speaking Icelandic. In this section, we offer a variety of exercises designed to help you practice and perfect your use of Icelandic time prepositions. You'll encounter scenarios that require you to choose the correct preposition, fill-in-the-blank sentences, and translation tasks that reinforce what you've learned. By engaging with these exercises, you'll become more confident in your ability to express temporal relationships in Icelandic, making your communication clearer and more precise.

Exercise 1

<p>1. Ég fer í ræktina *á* morgun (preposition indicating time for tomorrow).</p> <p>2. Hann vaknar *klukkan* sjö á morgnana (preposition indicating time for hours).</p> <p>3. Við hittumst *eftir* vinnu (preposition indicating time after an event).</p> <p>4. Hún fer að sofa *klukkan* tíu á kvöldin (preposition indicating time for hours).</p> <p>5. Þau koma í heimsókn *í* kvöld (preposition indicating time for tonight).</p> <p>6. Við borðum hádegismat *í* hádeginu (preposition indicating time for noon).</p> <p>7. Hann lærir alltaf *um* kvöldið (preposition indicating time for evening).</p> <p>8. Ég hitti hana *á* mánudaginn (preposition indicating time for specific day).</p> <p>9. Hún fer til Reykjavíkur *um* helgina (preposition indicating time for weekend).</p> <p>10. Við förum í ferðalag *í* sumar (preposition indicating time for summer).</p>
 

Exercise 2

<p>1. Við förum í sund *á* morgun (preposition for "in the morning").</p> <p>2. Ég vakna alltaf *klukkan* sex (preposition for "at a specific hour").</p> <p>3. Hún kemur heim *eftir* vinnu (preposition for "after work").</p> <p>4. Við förum í ferðalag *um* helgina (preposition for "during the weekend").</p> <p>5. Ég borða hádegismat *í* hádeginu (preposition for "at noon").</p> <p>6. Hann lærir íslensku *á* kvöldin (preposition for "in the evenings").</p> <p>7. Við hittumst *á* sumrin (preposition for "in the summers").</p> <p>8. Ég fer í ræktina *á* föstudögum (preposition for "on Fridays").</p> <p>9. Hún fær launin *í* lok mánaðarins (preposition for "at the end of the month").</p> <p>10. Þau fara í bíó *á* laugardagskvöld (preposition for "on Saturday night").</p>
 

Exercise 3

<p>1. Ég fer í ræktina *á* morgun (preposition indicating a specific day).</p> <p>2. Við hittumst *eftir* vinnu (preposition indicating after an event).</p> <p>3. Hún borðar hádegismat *klukkan* tólf (preposition indicating a specific time).</p> <p>4. Hann las bókina *í* síðustu viku (preposition indicating a specific week).</p> <p>5. Þeir fara í ferðalag *um* helgina (preposition indicating during a weekend).</p> <p>6. Hún lærir íslensku *á* kvöldin (preposition indicating a specific part of the day).</p> <p>7. Við fórum í bíó *á* föstudagskvöldið (preposition indicating a specific evening).</p> <p>8. Hann vaknar *á* morgnana (preposition indicating a recurring time of day).</p> <p>9. Við förum í sumarfrí *í* júlí (preposition indicating a specific month).</p> <p>10. Hún æfir sig *á* hverjum degi (preposition indicating a recurring daily event).</p>
 

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