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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
Downloads: 2542

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
Downloads: 1540

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
Downloads: 1382

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
Downloads: 1215

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
Downloads: 1129

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: 1017

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
Downloads: 1013

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
Downloads: 983



Complete the sentences with the correct option
1- The match was cancelled  bad weather.
2-  the position you applied for  has now been filled, we shall keep your details for future reference.
3- Not only does working from home increase productivity but it  cuts the cost of overheads.
4- I shall be in the office  5 o`clock, but after that I`ll be at home.
5- The prosecution tried to prove their case  the defendant was acquitted through lack of evidence.
6- Despite numerous reminders from our department, the bill outstanding has  not been paid.
7-  of fire, break glass to sound the alarm.
8-  his latest novel not only published but also a success, Mathew was feeling pretty pleased with himself.
9-  you submit your dissertation before the deadline, it will be accepted.
10- It may seem as if Sean is telling the truth but  he is only bluffing.
11- It is probably true to say that,  mankind had progressed gradually over thousands of years, the 20th century was a time of momentous and unprecedented technological change.
12- The bus had already left,  Pamela had to walk to work.
13- There`s no business  showbusiness.
14- It was only  he had signed the contract that he changed his mind.
15- Nobody has seen Deborah  last night.



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