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Transition Words | Practice 2

Using Subordinating Conjunctions

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Instructions

Based on what you have learned in this lesson, use the appropriate subordinating conjunction to complete the blanks in the sentences below.

The options are provided below each sentence.

  1. Make sure to leave your faucet drip the outside temperature hovers at or below –6 degrees Celsius.
      because • nevertheless • whenever
  2. The grumpy man was kicked out of the store he refused to wear shoes.
      because • as though • in order that
  3. In this company, employees are allowed to bring their pets to the office their animals are house trained and well behaved around other animals.
      so that • provided that • unless
  4. You should always take notes your instructor is providing oral instructions for assignments.
      as long as • while • as if
  5. I studied really hard for the exam, I didn’t do very well.
      Although • Despite • Nevertheless
  6. Keep taking your medication your doctor tells you otherwise.
      whether • however • unless
  7. I’m not sure I should stay with this company much longer.
      though • whether • in case
  8. We all knew he was up to no good he hadn't even done anything yet.
      even though • when • before
  9. Don’t forget to feed the dog you get home from work.
      before • wherever • as soon as
  10. John speaks five languages flawlessly his brother can speak only English.
      as • because • whereas

Check answers

  1. Make sure to let your faucet drip whenever the outside temperature hovers at or below -6 degrees Celsius.
  2. The grumpy man was kicked out of the store because he refused to wear shoes.
  3. In this company, employees are allowed to bring their pets to the office provided that their animals are house trained and well behaved around other animals.
  4. You should always take notes while your instructor is providing oral instructions for assignments.
  5. Although I studied really hard for the exam, I didn’t do very well.
  6. Keep taking your medication unless your doctor tells you otherwise.
  7. I’m not sure whether I should stay with this company much longer.
  8. We all knew he was up to no good even though he hadn’t even done anything yet.
  9. Don’t forget to feed the dog as soon as you get home from work.
  10. John speaks five languages flawlessly whereas his brother can speak only English.

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