Answer the following questions before checking your answers using in / on / at / (nothing):

Thomas was born ____ 5th November 1983.  He went to school ____ 1987.    Thomas enjoyed school even though he hated getting up ____ 7:30 so he could arrive at school for 9:00.   He liked school and Wednesday was his favourite day.  ____ Wednesdays he had sports lessons ____ 11:30 and straight after that it was lunchtime.  ____ lunch he usually had sandwiches which he made at home.  ____ the evenings he would play football in the park.   ____ weekends he would go with his dad and watch his favourite team play.

____ night he dreamt of scoring in the cup final and he begged his dad to buy him some football boots.  It was a great surprise when ____ Christmas his parents bought him what he wanted.  ____ Christmas morning as he opened his presents it was obvious what his favourite present would be.

____ 1990 his dreams came true when he was the captain of the school football team.  They won the match 5-4, even though they were losing by three goals ____ half time.  That year was the happiest year of his school life and although the team made it to the final the following year they weren’t successful.

Thomas sometimes got hurt when he was playing football.  _____ one day he was playing when he hurt his ankle and was substituted.  He was angry when he was sitting watching instead of playing, but ____ the next day he knew it was right because his ankle was almost as big as a football.  The doctor told him it would take six weeks to recover, but he was playing again _____ a month.

After this Thomas decided to be more more careful.  ____ the summer months he only did light training so that when he went back to school ____ September he was in good condition and ready to play for the team again

Thomas left school ____ June 2001 and  went to university, where he studied Law for his BA.  ____ 2002 while he was studying he passed his driving test.  He had lessons ____ every week for four months before he took his test and he passed first time.

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Thomas was born ON 5th November 1983.  He went to school IN 1987.    Thomas enjoyed school even though he hated getting up AT 7:30 so he could arrive at school for 9:00.   He liked school and Wednesday was his favourite day.  ON Wednesdays he had sports lessons AT 11:30 and straight after that it was lunchtime.  AT lunch he usually had sandwiches which he made at home.  IN the evenings he would play football in the park.   AT / ON weekends he would go with his dad and watch his favourite team play.

AT night he dreamt of scoring in the cup final and he begged his dad to buy him some football boots.  It was a great surprise when AT Christmas his parents bought him what he wanted.  ON Christmas morning as he opened his presents it was obvious what his favourite present would be.

IN 1990 his dreams came true when he was the captain of the school football team.  They won the match 5-4, even though they were losing by three goals AT half time.  That year was the happiest year of his school life and although the team made it to the final the following year they weren't successful.

Thomas sometimes got hurt when he was playing football.  - One day he was playing when he hurt his ankle and was substituted.  He was angry when he was sitting watching instead of playing, but - the next day he knew it was right because his ankle was almost as big as a football.  The doctor told him it would take six weeks to recover, but he was playing again IN a month.

After this Thomas decided to be more more careful.  IN the summer months he only did light training so that when he went back to school IN September he was in good condition and ready to play for the team again

Thomas left school IN June 2001 and  went to university, where he studied Law for his BA.  IN 2002 while he was studying he passed his driving test.  He had lessons - every week for four months before he took his test and he passed first time.