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Each item below offers a choice, in a pull-down menu, of four connectives for expressing a time relationship. For each numbered item, select the connective that best fits in the sentence (or pair of sentences). After you select a connective, an answer box at the bottom of the page will give you feedback.

1. Jackie got her driving license her 21st birthday.
Later: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN..
At the time of: CORRECT! Jackie got her driving license AT THE TIME OF her 21st birthday.
Once: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Until: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

2. Jackie got her driving license she turned 21 years old.
Later: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN..
At the time of: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Once: CORRECT! Jackie got her driving license ONCE she turned 21 years old.
Until: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

3. she was 21 years old, Jackie was unable to drive alone.
Before: CORRECT! BEFORE she was 21 years old, Jackie was unable to drive alone.
During: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Since: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
In the end: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

4. Jackie got her license on her 21st birthday; , she was unable to drive alone.
Since: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
In the end: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Before: CORRECT! Jackie got her license on her 21st birthday; BEFORE, she was unable to drive alone.
During: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

5. I don't think I lost my wallet  I got on the train in Chicago.
Then: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Whenever: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
While: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Until: CORRECT! I dont think I lost my wallet UNTIL I got on the train in Chicago..

6. I got on the train in Chicago.  I realized I had lost my wallet.
Then: CORRECT! I got on the train in Chicago. THEN I realized I had lost my wallet.
Whenever: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Until: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
While: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

7. I found my seat, I went to find the conductor to report my missing wallet.
After: CORRECT! AFTER I found my seat, I went to find the conductor to report my missing wallet.
Afterwards: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
When: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
During: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

8. I found my seat; , I went to find the conductor to report my missing wallet.
When: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
During: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Prior to: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Afterwards: CORRECT! I found my seat; AFTERWARDS, I went to find the conductor to report my missing wallet.

9. You'll need a calculator  filling out your tax return.
First: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
As soon as: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
While: CORRECT! You will need a calculator WHILE filling out your tax return.
Previously: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

10. My father used to file his tax return his W2 Form arrived in the mail.
First: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
As soon as: CORRECT! My father used to file his tax return AS SOON AS his W2 Form arrived in the mail.
While: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Previously: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.