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Winter Solstice  (Subordinating conjunctions)

Jennifer

Grammar — Advanced Level
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Complete each sentence choosing the correct option


  1. The winter solstice occurs   one of the Earth's poles has its maximum tilt away from the Sun.

  2.   the winter solstice itself lasts only a moment, the term sometimes refers to the day on which it occurs.

  3. The winter solstice was immensely important   the people were economically dependent on monitoring the progress of the seasons.

  4. Most cattle were slaughtered   they would not have to be fed during the winter.

  5.   the event was seen as the reversal of the Sun's ebbing presence in the sky, concepts of the birth or rebirth of sun gods have been common.

Discussion

Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. When does winter solstice usually occur?

  2. Are you affected by this phenomenon? Why? Why not?

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