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CONJUNCTIONS

EXERCISE # 1

(Intermediate)

 

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  1. Do you think this is something ___ can be successful?
    a. who
    b. that
    c. X (the conjunction can be omitted)

     

  2. Don't go out ___ you've combed your hair.
    a. as
    b. while
    c. until

     

  3. Make sure you close all the windows ___ it starts to rain.
    a. after
    b. before
    c. for

     

  4. I think I know ___ he failed the FCE exam.
    a. why
    b. until
    c. where

     

  5. ___ I had known how much I would disappoint him, I woudn't have done it.
    a. Whether
    b. When
    c. If

     

  6. ___ it starts to rain, come inside.
    a. As soon as
    b. While
    c. Whether

     

  7. My friend Racim, ___ lives in Canada, has an Algerian passport.
    a. whose
    b. who
    c. that

     

  8. It's usually quite simple to cross the border between the Switzerland and Germany ___ these two countries have friendly relations.
    a. yet
    b. and
    c. because

     

  9. ___ a university professor returns from a sabbatical leave, he should be better qualified.
    a. Until
    b. When
    c. Even though

     

  10. She's ___ a stupid woman ___ nobody likes to be with her.
    a. such...that
    b. such...as
    c. so...that

 

EXERCISE # 2

(Intermediate/FCE)

Combine the sentences using the conjunction given in brackets.
Do not change the order of the sentences. Pay attention to the punctuation.
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  1. They got married. They had to learn to manage their own home. (after)

     

  2. He went crazy. His wife burnt his breakfast. (when)

     

  3. You can hear what I'm saying. You keep quiet. (if)

     

  4. I won't invite my classmates to a party. I know them well. (until)

     

  5. He arrived home. I had already cleaned the house. (by the time)

     

  6. The first exercise was easy. This one is extremely difficult. (whereas)

     

  7. She's snobbish. People like her. (yet)

     

  8. We're broke. We can't buy anything. (since)

     

  9. He failed. He won't give up his ideals. (even though)

     

  10. He fell asleep. He was watching the film. (while)