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Introduction to Exercise 2 - Using subordinating conjunctions (because, although)
Grammar Explanation

•  Subordinating conjunctions are used to connect a dependent clause to the main clause. Note that the clause attached to the subordinating conjunction since in the following example is dependent; it cannot stand on its own.
  • Example: Since the defendant killed his victim after days of careful planning, he will be charged with first degree murder.
•  Some of the most common subordinating conjunctions are: although, even though, after, before, if, even if, whether, when, while, since, because, unless.

•  When the dependent clause comes first, use a comma after it.
  • Example: Even though the economy is showing signs of improvement, unemployment is still very high.
•  When the main clause comes first, do not use a comma.
  • Example: Unemployment is still very high even though the economy is showing signs of improvement.
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