Exercise 1: conjunctions

(Practise your skills in using conjunctions)

Conjunctions – gap-fill (difficulty: 1 of 5 – easy)

Select the most suitable conjunctionand, but, or, so, because’ from the drop-down list. Consider the rules in the explanation about conjunctions.

  • Example: “When Philip arrived, he saw the computer problem and solved it immediately.”

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  1. What would you like? Coffee tea?
  2. I’m very busy today. I want to go to the bank, the post office, to the supermarket.
  3. There is nothing interesting on TV today, we can rent a DVD.
  4. This is Emily, she’s my friend from Australia.
  5. It was very warm in the room, I opened the window.
  6. If you have any questions, please talk to me afterwards write me an email.
  7. Tim couldn’t buy any milk the shops were already closed.
  8. Barbara isn’t good at maths, she’s very good at languages.
  9. Did you go out last night? – No, we didn’t, Susan was tired.
  10. It hasn’t rained for weeks, everything is dry.

Further exercises and explanations related to the topic ‘Conjunctions’

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