Subordinating conjunctions worksheet

Subordinating conjunctions are words like though, although, because, since, as, when, while, if, whether, after, before, till and until.

A subordinating conjunction connects a dependent clause to an independent clause.

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate subordinating conjunction.

1. ………………… he is busy, he makes it a point to spend quality time with his wife and children.

2. ………………… he was not there, I left a message with his mother.

3. I help him ……………… I want him to succeed.

4. ……………… he had missed several classes, he could not pass the exam.

5. I will wait here ……………….. he comes.

6. He went abroad ……………….. he had finished his studies.

7. The girl asked ………………… she could use my phone.

8. You are going to take that pill …………………. you like it or not.

9. He asked me ……………….. I was interested in the offer.

10. ……………….. they were sleeping, the burglars broke in through the backdoor.

Answers

1. Though / although he is busy, he makes it a point to spend quality time with his wife and children.

2. As he was not there, I left a message with his mother.

3. I help him because I want him to succeed.

4. Since / as he had missed several classes, he could not pass the exam.

5. I will wait here until he comes.

6. He went abroad after he had finished his studies.

7. The girl asked if she could use my phone.

8. You are going to take that pill whether you like it or not.

9. He asked me if I was interested in the offer.

10. While they were sleeping, the burglars broke in through the backdoor.

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