1. Prepositions are usually followed by nouns or noun phrases. For example, I live in a large city.
The preposition in this sentence is ‘in‘ and the noun phrase that follows it is ‘a large city‘
We can add more information to a simple sentence by adding prepositions:
a. I saw an unusual bird.
b. In the afternoon, I saw an unusual bird.
c. In the afternoon, I saw an unusual bird beside my car.
d. In the afternoon, I saw an unusual bird on the grass beside my car.
2. Look at this extract from The Janitor (Chapter 2) and find the prepositions and nouns/noun phrases that follow them