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"CONNECTORS" - Grammar Guide for Upper Intermediate and Advanced students
Because, however, or, but, and, so, unless, although/even though, despite, and yet: Conjunctions and Connectors (2 pages, plus KEY)
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However and Therefore
You can use 'however' to express contrast. It is usually offset with a comma.It means "despite that".
Paul decided to go to Kenya. Steve,
Pete went fishing today;
John went fishing yesterday.
"for that reason", and is also used with a comma.
Margaret moved last week;
, she didn’t graduate with our class.
Sam and John left before science today;
they didn’t take the quiz.
Now you can write "however" or "therefore" to fill the gaps:
1. I don't like salads.
, I like vegetables.
2. It was raining.
, she took her umbrella.
3. He went to London.
, she didn't see the Big Ben.
4. He went to London.
, she saw the Big Ben.
5. She loved her boyfriend.
, she didn't buy him a present for St Valentine.
6. She loved her boyfriend.
, she bought him a present for St Valentine.
7. They loved animals.
, they had a dog, a cat and a rabbit.
8. They loved animals.
, they didn't have any.
9. He was very fat.
, he didn't usually eat a lot.
10. He was very fat.
it was difficult for him to find nice clothes.
11. I won the lottery.
, I bought a beautiful car.
12. I won the lottery.
, I didn't change my old car.
13. My brother loves sports.
, he doesn't play football.
14. My brother loves sports.
, he plays football, basket, rugby and golf.
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