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Unit 49: Grammar Exercises

Complete the sentences using before, after, as, and as soon as.

Example: The eastern sky grew brighter _____ the stars started to disappear.

a) as soon as
b) as

The answer is: b) - as
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1. You will not be hungry _____ you eat.
a) after
b) before

2. _____ the sun set, the shadows lengthened.
a) After
b) As

3. Every night _____ I go to bed, I brush my teeth.
a) after
b) before

4. _____ the girl fell asleep, she had a strange dream.
a) After
b) Before

5. _____ I was building a fire, smoke kept getting in my eyes.
a) As
b) Before

6. I want to graduate from high school _____ possible.
a) after
b) as soon as

7. _____ he started the car, the engine made a strange sound.
a) As
b) Before

8. You have to pack your suitcase _____ you go to the airport.
a) after
b) before

9. Just _____ I was picking up my glasses, they fell out of my hand.
a) as
b) before

10. _____ I get my driver's license, I'm going to drive to your house.
a) as soon as
b) before
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