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1 Chapter 12: Adverb Clauses and Adverb Phrases TRUE/FALSE The two sentences have the same meaning. Mark T or F. 1. After taking questions, we're going to begin the slide presentation. Before beginning the slide presentation, we're going to take questions. 2. I put a red ribbon on my luggage so that I could identify it easily. Since I put a red ribbon on my luggage, I have been able to identify it easily. 3. Having paid his fine, Pietro was permitted to check additional books out of the library. Pietro was permitted to check additional books out of the library after he paid his fine. 4. Despite putting forth a tremendous effort, Lydia didn't do well on the exam. Because she put forth a tremendous effort, Lydia did well on the exam. 5. When he finished his degree, Yuri got a job with a software company. Upon getting a job with a software company, Yuri finished his degree. 6. Anna has taken out a loan so that she can buy a car. In order to buy a car, Anna has taken out a loan. 7. Although she completed the training, she still couldn't find a job. Although she couldn't find a job, she still completed the training. MULTIPLE CHOICE Choose the correct word or words to complete each sentence. If no extra word is needed, choose X. 1. I'm going to practice more I can become an expert violinist. a. in order to c. although b. so that d. while 2. We will be here 10 o'clock. Come any time. a. so that c. until b. although d. while 3. Before singing in a concert, he always does vocal exercises. a. Walter is c. Walter b. Walter will be d. X 1 Grammar Sense 4 Test: Chapter 12 Oxford University Press

2 4. When sits at her desk, Gloria leaves the door to her office unlocked. a. she c. she will b. she is d. X 5. crossing the street, my bag opened and spilled. a. As c. As I was b. As I d. I was 6. of others first, Julia didn't accept the seat on the bus. a. Thinking c. Before she was thinking b. Because thinking d. She was thinking 7. You can sit anywhere many students aren't attending the lecture today. a. so that c. by the time b. since d. wherever 8. I need to pick up Sarah from work, I take the earlier train. a. By the time c. When b. So that d. Once 9. a tree fell in the yard. a. Talking on the phone, c. While I was talking on the phone, b. While talking on the phone, 10. the bus pulled up. a. As I was running to the bus stop, b. Running to the bus stop, c. I was running to the bus stop so that 11. the broken front door to her apartment, Carly went to her neighbor's. a. Upon seeing c. Carly saw b. Though seeing 12. Last semester,, she started a language club. a. while she was taking a French class b. while taking a French class c. she was taking a French class 13. I understood some Spanish, I started to visit the markets of Lima. a. By the time c. Until b. Although d. Once 14. graduate a semester early, I took three extra classes. a. Although I was determined to c. In spite of being determined to b. Because I was determined to 2 Grammar Sense 4 Test: Chapter 12 Oxford University Press

3 15. Though very funny, he was a very popular student. a. not c. wasn't b. no d. isn't 16. he took a cruise through the Panama Canal last month. a. Though not frightened of boats, c. Because of his fear of boats, b. Until his fear of boats, d. Despite his fear of boats, 17. Wherever, Lily is sure to follow me. a. I went c. I go b. I didn't go d. I'm not going 18. Until you and Fred, you're going to have a problem working together. a. talked c. were talking b. talks d. talk 19. I think the birds can sense storms because they always take cover the rain begins. a. since c. before b. after d. although 20. She became ill while her parents. a. she visits c. visited b. visiting d. was visiting Choose the correct response to complete each conversation. 21. A: What are you going to do since I'm meeting with Professor Charles now? B: a. I go to the library in order to study. b. Your studying skills are very good while mine are not. c. While you're there, I'm going to study in the library. 22. A: Why are you leaving now? B: a. Because I have a terrible headache. b. When I get a headache. c. Before my headache started. 23. A: When are you moving to Arizona? B: a. While I'm living in Phoenix, which is the capital. b. Before the end of the summer. c. Since I really like hot weather. 24. What happened to Jada's arm? While and broke it. a. running for the bus, she fell 3 Grammar Sense 4 Test: Chapter 12 Oxford University Press

4 b. she was running for the bus when she fell c. she ran for the bus, she fell 25. A: B: I was very shy, but we talk all the time now. a. Why didn't you speak to John before I introduced you? b. Why didn't you speak to John after I introduced you? c. Why did you speak to John before I introduced you? COMPLETION Complete the sentences with the appropriate form of the verb in parentheses. 1. I never understood calculus very well until I (have) a class with Professor Gold. 2. In order to remain objective, Stan always (cover) the student's name during the grading process. 3. Although the flight to Australia (take) more than 12 hours from California, tens of thousands of American tourists travel there each year. 4. Many people experience seasickness while (travel) around Cape Horn by boat. 5. Upon (receive) the rejection in the mail, she started to cry. Complete the sentences with the correct subordinator from the box. wherever before after so that although 6. You really need to take the introductory class you enroll in an upper level course. 7. Luke is an excellent chess player, he is not always supportive of the other chess team members. 8. George loves to go on vacation there are beaches. 4 Grammar Sense 4 Test: Chapter 12 Oxford University Press

5 9. Karen crossed the finish line in first place, she collected her medal. 10. Scott closed the windows the rain wouldn't come into the room. MATCHING Match the questions and answers. a. Because it was warm in here an hour ago. b. When I was a teen. c. Wherever computer equipment is sold. d. Some time before I came home tonight. e. In order to keep the wind from blowing it open. 1. Why did you lock the door? 2. Why is the window open? 3. When did you lose your ticket? 4. Where can we buy some new headphones? 5. When did you live in Spain? SHORT ANSWER Correct the errors in the sentences. Each sentence contains one error. 1. Although living not in Canada, Yuji knows a great deal about Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal. 2. Before she returned the exam papers yesterday, Professor Sato records the grades.. 3. Robert always sits in the front. Because he doesn't hear well in his left ear. 4. Because that class fills up quickly, so you must register this week. 5. Emily purchased her ticket for yesterday's flight so that we can fly together last night. ESSAY Write an essay using one of these topics. 5 Grammar Sense 4 Test: Chapter 12 Oxford University Press

6 1. Think about a product you use every day, for example, toothpaste, your cell phone, or snacks. Write two paragraphs about who or what influences your choice of brands or providers. In the first paragraph, identify the product and describe your habits for using the product. Include details about how often, when, and why you usually use it. In the second paragraph, describe what influences you to buy a particular brand of product. Include information about whether you are most influenced by family, friends, advertising, or past experience. 2. Many people are more interested in exploring other cities or countries instead of their own. Write two paragraphs about this situation. In the first paragraph, explain your opinion about this topic as it relates to your own life. Give examples to support your opinion. In the second paragraph, discuss whether you think most people share your opinion. Include examples that support the opposing opinion. 3. Many people have strong opinions about the high salaries earned by sports stars. Some people argue that athletes are exceptionally talented, and the salaries need to be high to motivate people to dedicate themselves to sports. Other people argue that athletes' salaries can be better spent on more important jobs or things. Write two paragraphs on this topic. In the first paragraph, explain your opinion. Include details or examples to support it. In the second paragraph, discuss the opposing opinion. Include details or examples to support that opinion. 6 Grammar Sense 4 Test: Chapter 12 Oxford University Press

7 Chapter 12: Answer Key TRUE/FALSE 1. T 2. F 3. T 4. F 5. F 6. T 7. F MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. B 2. C 3. D 4. A 5. C 6. A 7. B 8. C 9. C 10. A 11. A 12. B 13. D 14. B 15. A 16. D 17. C 18. D 19. C 20. B 21. C 22. A 23. B 24. A 25. A COMPLETION 1. had 2. covers 3. takes 4. traveling 5. receiving 6. before 7. Although 7 Grammar Sense 4 Test: Chapter 12 Oxford University Press

8 8. wherever 9. After 10. so that MATCHING 1. E 2. A 3. D 4. C 5. B SHORT ANSWER 1. Although not living in Canada, Yuji knows a great deal about Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal. 2. Before she returned the exam papers yesterday, Professor Sato recorded the grades 3. Robert always sits in the front because he doesn't hear well in his left ear. 4. Because that class fills up quickly, you must register this week. 5. Emily purchased her ticket for yesterday's flight so that we could fly together last night. ESSAY 1. Answers will vary. 2. Answers will vary. 3. Answers will vary. 8 Grammar Sense 4 Test: Chapter 12 Oxford University Press

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