Conjunctions/purpose clauses

Join the following sentences using “so that”, “in order to”, “in order that” or “so as to” as the case may be.

1 – He’s gone to England because he wants to perfect his english.

He’s gone __________________________________________________________________________________

2 – I did that because I wanted everyone to be satisfied.

I did that __________________________________________________________________________________

3 – He is going to sell his house because he wants to make a profit.

He is going to ______________________________________________________________________________

4 – They arrived early; they didn’t want to miss  the beginning of the film.

They arrived ______________________________________________________________________________

5 – We didn’t move because we didn’t want to wake him up.

We didn’t move ___________________________________________________________________________

6 – They made a note of it; they didn’t want to forget it.

They made ________________________________________________________________________________

7 – She phoned her parents because she didn’t want them to be worried about her.

She phoned _______________________________________________________________________________

8 – Please don’t tell him what I said because I don’t want to be misunderstood.

Please don’t _______________________________________________________________________________

9 – He’s repeated his instructions carefully because he didn’t want the children to make a mistake.

He’s repeated _____________________________________________________________________________

10 – We hid it carefully because we didn’t want anyone to see it.

We hid ____________________________________________________________________________________

11 – She needed a certificate because she wanted to be off work a week.

She needed ________________________________________________________________________________

12 – We arranged to come early; we wanted to have time for a talk before dinner.

We arranged ______________________________________________________________________________

13 – Some parents talk a lot with their children. They want to teach them how to be responsible consumers.

Some parents _____________________________________________________________________________

14 – The job agent gave Barbara an introduction card. He wanted her to get the job.

The job agent ______________________________________________________________________________

15 – He was given a passport visa. He wanted to visit all countries in Europe.

He was given a visa _______________________________________________________________________

16 – The teacher spoke very clearly. He wanted the students to fulfil his instructions exactly.

The teacher _______________________________________________________________________________

17 – She gave him a list of books. He wanted to choose those which interested him more.

She gave him ______________________________________________________________________________

18 – I brought him a couple of his textbooks. I wanted him to catch up with his work.

I brought him _____________________________________________________________________________

19 – He had better take a holiday job. He wants to make some extra-money.

He had better _____________________________________________________________________________

20 – I told him everything. I wanted him to know how to behave.

I told him _________________________________________________________________________________

21 – She was singing sweetly. She didn’t want to disturb the sleeping child.

She was singing ___________________________________________________________________________

22 – She was crying. She wanted someone to come and help her.

She was crying ____________________________________________________________________________

23 – The farmers begged an additional 600 students. They wanted to help with the harvest.

The farmers _______________________________________________________________________________

24 – They implemented a cost-cutting program. They didn’t want to raise prices.

They implemented ________________________________________________________________________

25 – They will increase their output of agricultural products. They want to compensate the shortage in global supply.

They will increase _________________________________________________________________________

Resolution:

1 – He’s gone to England in order to perfect his english.

2 – I did that in order that everyone would be satisfied.

3 – He is going to sell his house, in order to make a profit.

4 – They arrived early so that they wouldn’t miss the beginning of the film. (or in order to not miss…)

5 – We didn’t move so that we didn’t want to wake him up. (or We didn’t move in order to not wake him up.)

6 – They made a note of it so that they shouldn’t forget it. (or They made a note of it in order not to forget it.)

7 – She phoned her parents so that they wouldn’t worry about her.

8 – Please don’t tell him what I said so that I shan’t be misunderstood.

9 – He’s repeated his instructions carefully in order that the children shouldn’t make a mistake.

10 – We hid it carefully so that no one should see it.

11 – She needed a certificate in order to be off work a week.

12 – We arranged to come early in oder to have time for a talk before dinner.

13 – Some parents talk a lot with their children in order to teach them how to be responsible consumers.

14 – The job agent gave Barbara an introduction card so that she could get the job.

15 – He was given a passport visa in order to visit all countries in Europe. (or He was given a passport visa in order that he might visit all countries in Europe.)

16 – The teacher spoke very clearly. He wanted the students to fulfil his instructions exactly.

17 – She gave him a list of books in order that he could choose those which interested him more.

18 – I brought him a couple of his textbooks so that he could catch up with his work.

19 – He had better take a holiday job so as to make some extra-money. (or He had better take a holiday job so that he might make some extra-money.)

20 – I told him everything so that he should know how to behave.

21 – She was singing sweetly not to disturb the sleeping child. (or She was singing sweetly in order that she shouldn’t disturb the sleeping child.)

22 – She was crying so that someone would come and help her.

23 – The farmers begged an additional 600 studentsso that they should help with the harvest.

24 – They implemented a cost-cutting program so as not to raise prices. (or They implemented a cost-cutting program so that they shouldn’t raise prices.)

25 – They will increase their output of agricultural products in order to compensate the shortage in global supply.

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