Prepositions of time Exercises in Indonesian language

Prepositions of time are crucial elements in mastering any language, and Indonesian is no exception. Understanding how to use prepositions such as "pada" (at/on/in), "sebelum" (before), and "setelah" (after) can significantly enhance your fluency and accuracy in everyday conversations. These prepositions help you clearly convey when events occur, whether you're discussing future plans, recounting past experiences, or simply talking about daily routines. In this section, we will explore various exercises designed to solidify your grasp of prepositions of time in Indonesian, providing you with practical examples and contexts. The exercises are structured to progressively build your confidence and competence. We'll begin with basic sentence completions to familiarize you with common prepositions and their proper usage. As you advance, more complex exercises will challenge you to apply your knowledge in different scenarios, helping you to think critically about the relationships between events and their timing. By the end of these activities, you'll not only understand the rules but also feel comfortable using prepositions of time naturally and accurately in your Indonesian conversations.

Exercise 1

<p>1. Saya pergi ke pasar *pada* hari Minggu (preposition of time for 'on').</p> <p>2. Dia selalu belajar *di* malam hari (preposition of time for 'at').</p> <p>3. Kami berangkat *pada* pukul 7 pagi (preposition of time for 'at').</p> <p>4. Mereka pulang *setelah* makan siang (preposition of time for 'after').</p> <p>5. Saya akan bertemu dengan teman *sebelum* kelas dimulai (preposition of time for 'before').</p> <p>6. Pesta ulang tahun dimulai *pada* hari Sabtu (preposition of time for 'on').</p> <p>7. Saya pergi ke bioskop *pada* akhir pekan (preposition of time for 'on').</p> <p>8. Kami sering bermain bola *di* sore hari (preposition of time for 'in the').</p> <p>9. Dia membaca buku *sepanjang* malam (preposition of time for 'throughout').</p> <p>10. Kami akan pergi liburan *selama* dua minggu (preposition of time for 'for').</p>
 

Exercise 2

<p>1. Saya akan pergi ke Jakarta *pada* hari Minggu (preposition for days of the week).</p> <p>2. Kami bertemu *di* malam hari (preposition for parts of the day).</p> <p>3. Mereka akan berlibur *pada* bulan Desember (preposition for months).</p> <p>4. Saya belajar bahasa Indonesia *selama* tiga jam setiap hari (preposition for duration of time).</p> <p>5. Toko buka *dari* jam 9 pagi *sampai* jam 5 sore (prepositions for start and end times).</p> <p>6. Dia mulai bekerja *sejak* tahun 2015 (preposition for starting point in time).</p> <p>7. Kami biasanya makan malam *pada* pukul 7 malam (preposition for specific times).</p> <p>8. Saya akan kembali *dalam* dua minggu (preposition for future time frame).</p> <p>9. Film itu dimulai *pada* pukul 8 malam (preposition for specific time points).</p> <p>10. Dia selalu bangun *pada* pagi hari (preposition for parts of the day).</p>
 

Exercise 3

<p>1. Saya bangun tidur *pada* jam enam pagi (preposition for a specific time).</p> <p>2. Mereka akan pergi berlibur *pada* bulan Desember (preposition for a specific month).</p> <p>3. Kami makan malam *pada* pukul tujuh malam (preposition for a specific hour).</p> <p>4. Dia selalu berolahraga *pada* akhir pekan (preposition for specific days of the week).</p> <p>5. Pameran itu dibuka *pada* hari Senin (preposition for a specific day).</p> <p>6. Saya akan selesai bekerja *pada* sore hari (preposition for a specific part of the day).</p> <p>7. Pertemuan akan dimulai *pada* jam dua siang (preposition for a specific time).</p> <p>8. Kita bisa bertemu *pada* hari Jumat (preposition for a specific day).</p> <p>9. Film tersebut akan tayang *pada* malam hari (preposition for a specific part of the day).</p> <p>10. Dia akan datang *pada* tanggal 25 Oktober (preposition for a specific date).</p>
 

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