Sentences (Connectives) 2
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) 2

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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'.

See if you can get full marks in this quiz about connectives.

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

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