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Time Clauses: Use of when, after, while, as soon as etc.

What is a TIME CLAUSE? ●       Time clauses are preceded (introduced/followed) by  adverbs  or  adverb phrases  which show that they represent a time. Examples of these  adverbs  or  adverb phrases  are:  when ,  before ,  after ,  as soon as ,  until . ●       When ,  after ,  before ,  until ,  since ,  while ,  once ,  as  and  as soon as  are  subordinating conjunctions  which can be used to connect an action or an event to a point in time. action/event conjunction time She was in a bad car accident when she was young. We can’t play loud music after everyone has gone to bed. Brush your teeth before you go to bed! I’ll wait with you until the bus comes. I’ve been very busy since I started my job. No one left the cinema while the movie was on. I’ll call you once I arrive We always have an ice cream as soon as we get to the beach. I bumped into her as I came out of the bank. ●       Many of these time conjunctions can be followed by  -ing  or  -ed  forms instead of subject + verb. ●  

Complete the following sentences by choosing the correct word from the pair given in brackets.

  1.     Mary was greatly …ed by her father's death. (affect/effect) 2.     His death had a terrible … on her. (affect/effect) 3.     When does the new law come into …? (affect/effect) 4.     There were a few … sheets of paper on the table. (loose/lose) 5.     He expected to … the election. (loose/lose) 6.     The college … was a popular person.  (principal/principle) 7.     She had some difficulty in understanding the … of  acceleration. (principal/principle) 8.     My doctor has a private …. (practice/practise) 9.     Ann must … her music for the exam. (practice/practise) 10.          I'm going to buy a ruler from the … . (stationary/stationery) 11.          Don't get off the bus until it is … .  (stationary/stationery) 12.          I would strongly … you to use the dictionary. (advice/advise) 13.          John promised to follow his teacher’s … . (advice/advise) 14.          Prices seem to … every year. (raise/rise) 15.          Please … your hand if you want something.

Put these words below into the correct order to make suitable sentences.

  Put these words below into the correct order to make suitable sentences. 1 his life London all he his In lived           He has lived in London all his life.  or:  All his life he has lived in London. 2 stamps stamp he in his keeps album a           He keeps his stamps in a stamp album. 3 animals it and to at of is birds look stamps interesting     It is interesting to look at stamps of birds and animals. ( or:  …  of animals and birds.) 4 stamps winter at a to and is look time Sit good     Winter is a good time sit and look at stamps.  o r : A good time to sit and look at stamps is winter. 5 stamps country possible lot it its a to is from about a learn It is possible to learn a lot about a country fro its stamps. o r : From its stamps it is possible to learn a lot about a country. 6 medicine wanted study he to                 He wanted to study medicine. 7 years she English four was for compulsory studying           She was studying compulsory English for four years. 8 official he a