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"CONNECTORS" - Grammar Guide for Upper Intermediate and Advanced students
This is a 2-page table systematization of connectors that express addition/exemplifica tion; alternative; contrast/ concession; reason/result/purpos e; Time/sequence and condition. I usually give this table to students after they have already learnt them separatedly, which usually happens in the 9th grade (level 5). I find it extremely useful, abov...
Level: advanced
Age: 13-17
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Because, however, or, but, and, so, unless, although/even though, despite, and yet: Conjunctions and Connectors (2 pages, plus KEY)
My intermediate and advanced students often need many examples of these before they get the hang of them. Includes because, however, or, but, and, so, unless, although/even though, despite, and yet. Hope this worksheet helps your classes like it has mine! KEY INCLUDED.
Level: advanced
Age: 10-17
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Contrast Clauses (although/ even though, but/yet, however, in spite of/despite)
Coonectors of contrast: although/even though; but/yet; however; in spite of/ despite. KEY INCLUDED. 4 different exercises with an increasing level of complexity. First, students match each sentence with the appropriate connector (each of them is used 3 times). Then they cross the wrong connectors out and complete a dialogue. Finally, they join sent...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
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Connectors of Reason & Result, Purpose and Contrast - Rephrasing
Two of my evening students have an exam next week and I´ve prepared some material. This is the first ws on connectors. Rephrasing exercises. 1st exercise: contrast clauses; 2nd: purpose clauses; 3rd: reason and result; last exercise - all the 3 types of clauses. KEY INCLUDED. Have a great week. Tomorrow is my last day of classes during the day. :))...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
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LINKING WORDS EXERCISES (KEY AND B&W VERSION INCLUDED)
Worksheet to practise the use of some of the most common linking words (and-or-but-so-becau se-because of). Students have to fill in the blanks with the right linking word and then match the sentences to the pictures. SUGGESTED ANSWERS ARE INCLUDED.I hope you like it and find it useful. Have a nice evening/day. Hugs!
Level: elementary
Age: 11-14
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DESPITE - IN SPITE OF - ALTHOUGH
A brief explanation of the use of these linking words followed by an exercise in which students have to fill in the blanks in the sentences with one of these linkers.I hope it is useful.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
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Purpose Clauses (so/so that, to/in order to/so as to)
Connectors expressing purpose: so(that), (in order) to/so as to). KEY INCLUDED. 4 different exercises with an increasing level of complexity. First, students complete each sentence with an appropriate verb from the bubble plus a connector. Then they spot the mistakes and rewrite them. They complete a dialogue and, finally, they join sentences using...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 1005

 
LINKING WORDS (B&W VERSION+KEY INCLUDED)
Worksheet to pracrise some of the most common linking words. Students read the grammar guide and then do three different exercises. 1º- They rewrite some sentences using the linking words in brackets. 2º- They fill in the blanks in some sentences with the correct linker. 3º- They choose the right option to complete the sentences. THE KEY IS INCLUDE...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
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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, however, went to Dorset.

Pete went fishing today; however, John went fishing yesterday.


"Therefore" means "for that reason", and is also used with a comma.

Margaret moved last week; therefore, she didn’t graduate with our class.

Sam and John left before science today; therefore, they didn’t take the quiz.



                                       Thumbs Up  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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