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(Basic) Practice 2. 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. (before / when / wherever)  I can’t sleep if I drink coffee I go to bed.


2. (after / if / in case)  Please buy milk you go to the supermarket today.


3. (Wherever / Although / Because) Joe’s family is from Mexico, he can’t speak Spanish.


4. (whenever / although / while)  Mary is reading a book her baby is sleeping.


5. (After / Even if / While) we arrive home, we’ll have dinner and watch TV.


6. ( even if / as though / because)  We’re going to stay home it’s very cold outside.


7. (Wherever / So that / Although) you go in Europe, you can speak to many people in English.


8. (because / so that / while)  I enjoy talking to Anna she is very intelligent.


9. (even though / only if / whereas)  I’ll go to the party you go with me.

only if

10. (when / while / as)  No one really knows who you are you never talk to anyone.


More Practice on Subordinating Conjunctions

Practice 1. Fill in the blank with the correct subordinating conjunction.

Practice 2. Fill in the blank with the correct subordinating conjunction. (this page)

Practice 3. Combine sentences using subordinating conjunctions.

Practice 4. Combine sentences using subordinating conjunctions.

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