Temporal Conjunctions


Temporal conjunctions tells us about the time. When will something happen? Which of the two happened first? Below is a list of commonly used temporal connectives.

Also See:

Connectives List

Coordinating Conjunctions
Correlative Conjunctions
Subordinating Conjunctions

Conjunctions Exercises
after

as

as soon as

at first

at once

before
by the time

finally

just

meanwhile

next

now/now that
since

then

until

when/once

whenever

while


Examples


  • He came home after/before me.
  • By the time the firefighters arrived, the building had already burnt down.
  • I was asleep when she called me.
  • While my mother was cleaning the floor, my brother was playing with his toys.
  • Whenever I see Ted, he complains about something.
  • I have been interested in science since my childhood.


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