234 – Until vs Unless – Confusing Vocabulary Lesson

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The conjunctions until & unless can both be used to refer to actions or situations that happen in the future, but they are used differently. For today’s English lesson let’s have a look at how we can use these words in everyday English.

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Using Until

  • I waited until 6:30, but Jane didn’t come. So I left the coffee shop.
  • I think I will wait until the next iPhone comes out.
  • I have to work until 9 tonight.

Using Unless

  • I don’t want to buy a new phone unless it has long battery life.
  • I won’t go to the party unless you come with me.
  • I can’t take a vacation unless I have enough money.

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Comments 7

  1. What an interesting lesson. I can’t wait another lesson until tomorrow. Also, I won’t stop listening it unless I am perfect in an English language.

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