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conjunctions downloadable worksheets:
"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: 2548

 
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: 1541

 
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: 1384

 
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: 1217

 
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
Downloads: 1130

 
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: 1018

 
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
Downloads: 1016

 
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
Downloads: 985

 
 
PAIRED CONJUNCTIONS - all about friendship
BOTH...AND / EITHER...OR / NEITHER...NOR / NOT ONLY...BUT ALSO
 
A.
Rewrite the sentences using the paired conjunctions given in brackets.
Make any necessary changes. DO NOT USE ANY PUNCTUATION MARKS!
 
Example:
Tom doesn't lie to his friends. Paul doesn't either. (neither...nor)
Neither Tom nor Paul lie to their friends.
 
1. Fred likes helping his friends. So does Linda.
(both...and)
2. Harry used to date Ann. Or was it Helen?
(either...or)
3. We should learn to accept our weaknesses and our strengths.
(not only...but also)
4. He never listens to or advises his friends when they have a problem.
(neither...nor)
5. I've betrayed your trust. I've betrayed your love for me.
(not only...but also)
6. He felt disappointed. He felt misunderstood.
(both...and)
7. Brian isn't very considerate. Neither is Tom.
(neither...nor)
8. A true friend is someone who is caring and loving.
(both...and)
9. Rachel should apologise or leave.
(either...or)
10. Richard and John didn't keep her secret.
(neither...nor)
 
B.
 
Now choose the most meaningful option.
 
1. Who wrote you this love letter? - I'm not sure. I think it was ___ Michael ___ Paul.
2. ___ Linda ___ Helen called to say sorry. I'm very sad and frustrated.
3. ___ Ryan ___ Susie have disappointed me. They didn't come to my birthday party.
4. Paul has been neglecting us. He ___ calls ___ hangs out with us anymore.
5. He hurt  ___ her feelings ___ her dignity. This is unforgivable.
6. ___ loyalty ___ honesty are essential in a friendship.
7. You should ___ disrespect ___ deceive your friends.
8. I will take you ___ to the cinema ___ to the theatre. That's a promise.
 
 

 

       

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