Though And Although | Grammar Worksheets For Class 8

Though and although are subordinating conjunctions. They are interchangeable. Though and although mean ‘however’ or ‘in spite of the fact that’. It is similar to but.

English Grammar Worksheets

Combine the following sentences using though or although. An example is given below.

  • The girl tried her best. Yet she could not win the first rank.
  • Though / although the girl tried her best, she could not win the first rank.

When we combine the clauses with though/although we remove yet because it means more or less the same as though.

Common mistakes in the use of though and although.

Incorrect: Though I was angry but I said nothing.
Correct: Though I was angry I said nothing.
Correct: I was angry but I said nothing.

Exercise

1. He is very old. But he enjoys good health.

2. He was very tired. Yet he completed the work.

3. The police tried their best. Still they could not catch the thief.

4. He ran as fast as he could. He did not win the race.

5. They gave her the best medical attention. They could not save her life.

6. He left home early. He reached school late.

7. She had the qualifications. She did not get the job.

8. I had enough money. I did not buy anything.

9. He was ill. He attended the meeting.

10. Our team played well. They lost the match.

Answers

1. Though / although he is very old, he enjoys good health.

2. Though / although he was very tired, he completed the work.

3. Though / although the police tried their best, they could not catch the thief.

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4. Though /although he ran as fast as he could, he did not win the race.

5. Though / although they gave her the best medical attention, they could not save her life.

6. Though / although he left home early, he reached school late.

7. Though / although she had the qualifications, she did not get the job.

8. Though / although I had enough money, I did not buy anything.

9. Though / although he was ill, he attended the meeting.

10. Though / although our team played well, they lost the match.

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