blog

Time clauses: while, when, as soon as, after, before, until

Share Button

Have a look at the following sentence:

I will take a shower when I get home

We have two sentences: I will take a shower, and then when I get home. This last sentence is a secondary clause.

When, while, as soon as, after, before and until are conjuctions of time which introduce secondary clauses.

See how these sentences refer to future time but we use a present tense.

When my mom calls, I will tell her about my new job.

I will call you as soon as I get to New York.

While we are away, don´t forget to water the plants!

 

Image: Salvatore Vuono / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Share Button

Deja un comentario

Tu dirección de correo electrónico no será publicada. Los campos obligatorios están marcados con *

RECIBE LECCIONES GRATIS
Ir a Lecciones Gratis  Enviar