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(Basic) Practice 1. Subordinating Conjunctions


Based on the lessons on subordinating conjunctions, fill in each blank using the best subordinating conjunction from the ones given in parentheses.

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1. (while / when / as) I love eating vegetables my brother hates it.


2. (if / when / whereas) Please call me you arrive in New York.


3. (While / Wherever / If) I have enough money, I’ll go to Miami on vacation next year.


4. (in case / whenever / because) May I have your phone number I need to call you tomorrow?

in case

5. (so that / whenever / because) I listen to music I want to relax.


6. (only if / because / although) We’re going to the beach this weekend the weather is good.

only if

7. (even though / only if / because) Sometimes I stay up late watching TV I’m tired.

even though

8. (because / when / only if) The students are working hard they want to do well in the course.


9. (whereas / when / even though) Gabriel is from Argentina Giovanni is from Italy.


10. (whereas / whenever / where) Brazil is a country in South America people speak Portuguese.


More Practice on Subordinating Conjunctions

Practice 1. Fill in the blank with the correct subordinating conjunction. (this page)

Practice 2. Fill in the blank with the correct subordinating conjunction.

Practice 3. Combine sentences using subordinating conjunctions.

Practice 4. Combine sentences using subordinating conjunctions.

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