English Grammar Since
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Grammar Level 7- Lesson Eighteen

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Since in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

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“Since” is similar to “when.” This word identifies a particular time or starting point. You can also use “since” as a substitute for the word “because.”



1. She’s been taking a lot of photographs since she got her new camera.


Since she got her new camera, she’s been taking a lot of photographs.


2. They’ve been very happy since they found out that they are going to have a baby together.

3. Tom has felt more confident since learning how to do karate.

4. East and West Germany have been united since 1990.

(in this example, “since” is used as a preposition, similar to “for.” You could also say, “East and West Germany have been united for 19 years,” but “since” is often more useful because it identifies an exact date.)


5. Women have made great gains in social, political, and economic freedom since the Victorian times of the 1800s.

6. Since joining a health club, he’s lost a lot of weight.

7. I’ve been feeling better since I started to take this new medication.

You can also use the word “since” as a subordinating conjunction. In this case, it’s similar to the word “because.” The video below explains:


Quiz for Since

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