Intermediate Level >> Grammar Worksheets >> To practice time connectors such as "when", "just as", "while", etc.

Time Expressions Gap Fill Worksheet


Choose one of the words/expressions from the table to put into each gap. Sometimes, there is more than one answer possible.

until when
just as
as soon as

1. My mother worked for 42 years as a nurse __UNTIL__ she retired.

2. The movie had already begun __BEFORE__ we got to the cinema.

3. My sister always gets up __AS SOON AS__ she wakes up.

4. __WHEN__ I had finished my lunch, I went out.

5. You watched TV __FOR__ three hours last night. Tonight, you have to do your homework!

6. I got home __JUST AS/AS__ the mailman arrived and he gave me three postcards from Leo.

7. __WHILE__ we were on vacation in Paris, we met a lot of friendly people.

8. __BEFORE__ leaving, send that e-mail to the sales department.

9. It wasn't the first time I'd met him. We'd met __BEFORE__, in the 1980s.

10. __JUST AS/WHILE__ the crowd was leaving, somebody shouted "fire" and started a panic. Premium

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