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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. ●  

Writing for Mass Media: Advertisements and Press Releases

  Writing for Mass Media: Advertisements and Press Releases ●       Besides routine messages, occasionally you will be tasked to write content for mass media. Large companies often have a dedicated team to handle media relations. But, if you work in a small organization, you will have opportunities to collaborate/communicate directly with the media-newspapers, magazines, and television. ●       It's important for your company to have a good relationship with the media because it can help you promote your company, products, and services to a lot of people. When you have a good relationship with the media, they are more likely to write positive stories about your company, which can help you build goodwill and attract more customers and clients. ●       Companies use a variety of media content to reach their target audiences, including  media stories ,  event marketing ,  press releases ,  advertisements , and  stories about their community involvement . In the next section, we will f

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.