Sentences (Connectives) 02
In the following sentence the connectives are in capital letters. He was late getting up AND missed his breakfast BUT he was early for school.

Sentences (Connectives) 02

English students are taught that joining words such as 'because' and 'if' are used in complex sentences to show that one clause depends on another, e.g. 'He missed the bus because he overslept'.

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  1. Find the correct connective in the following.
    School will shut early ....... heavy snow is expected tonight.
    'Because' introduces the reason for the early closure
  2. Find the correct connective in the following.
    I twisted my ankle ....... I was playing tennis.
  3. Find the correct connective in the following.
    I will go shopping ....... you will come and help me.
    You can't say the second clause without the first
  4. Find the correct connective in the following.
    He asked his mum ....... he could go to the party.
  5. Find the correct connective in the following.
    The show had started ....... he arrived at the theatre.
    'When he arrived at the theatre' makes no sense by itself
  6. Find the correct connective in the following.
    Is there computer club ....... school today?
  7. Find the correct connective in the following.
    Go straight on ....... you see a supermarket on the right.
  8. Find the correct connective in the following.
    He was born here ....... his family moved abroad.
  9. Find the correct connective in the following.
    Will the hike still take place ....... it rains tomorrow?
  10. Find the correct connective in the following.
    He arrived at the pool ....... it opened.
    'Before it opened' needs 'He arrived at the pool'

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