In linguistic typology, time-manner-place is a general order of adpositional phrases in a language's sentences: "yesterday", "by car", "to the store". Japanese, Afrikaans, Dutch, Mandarin, and German belong to this category.
An example of this appositional ordering in German is:
|I'm travelling to Munich by car today.|
The temporal phrase - heute ("today") - comes first, the manner - mit dem Auto ("by car") - is second, and the place - nach München ("to Munich") - is third.
One way to remember the order in German is the mnemonic acronym ZAP: Zeit (time), Art (manner), Platz (place). Another, in English, is the "acronym" TeMPo. It is a subset of the system called TeKaMoLo in German: Temporal, Kausal, Modal, Lokal, or time-cause-manner-place
English and French use this order only when the time is mentioned before the verb, which is commonly the case when time, manner, and place are all mentioned.