Các liên từ chỉ thời gian được dùng để kết nối các vế câu theo trình tự thời gian. Liên từ chỉ thời gian được dùng để xác định thì động từ trong câu.
|- Once he calls me, I will tell him to come to your house.
|Trước khi/ sau khi
|I finished the work before I went to bed.
|I went to bed after I finished work.
|Khi mà/ trong khi
|When it got dark, he arrived.
|The little girl was being told a bedtime story while her younger brother was sleeping.
|As long as
|As long as you love me, I will do anything to protect this love.
|As soon as
|As soon as he informed her of the breaking news, she was shocked.
|Cho đến tận khi
|I didn’t realize how important my mother is to me until she passed away.