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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: 2532

 
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: 1531

 
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: 1378

 
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: 1211

 
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: 1128

 
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: 1013

 
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: 1012

 
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: 981

 
 

CONNECTORS II  

  

 

CONNECTORS OF CAUSE AND RESULT:

 

Conjunctions (followed by a complete sentence):
o    Because , as, since    
o    Therefore , as a result, consequently, that’s why
for this reason, so  
o    So + adjective or adverb + that 
o    Such (a) + (adjective)+ noun + that
Connectors followed by a noun sentence, a noun or a gerund:
o    Because of, on account of, owing to,  due to, as a result of
 
NOW DO THESE EXERCISES
 
1.        Doctors believe some bacteria are more resistant nowadays   the misuse of antibiotics.
 
2.         you have no more money to spend, you will have to stop buying useless things.
 
3.        He’s embarrassed about being bald   he always wears a wig.
 
4.        I knew I couldn’t win. , I didn’t play the match and I decided to do more practice to improve my performance for the next competition.
 
5.          the traffic jams I arrive late for work every day.
 
6.        She was     annoying woman that no one wanted to invite her to a party.
 
7.        The students were angry  the teacher didn’t keep her promise to let them out earlier.
 
8.        You are not following the doctor’s advice   you won’t get better.
 
9.        Edward is  conceited that he won’t even consider the possibility of not getting the job.
 
10.        the rain had poured for three days without a rest, there were floods in the area.
 
 
 

CONNECTORS OF ADDITION

Conjunctions (followed by a complete sentence):
o    Moreover, furthermore, besides, in addition, on top of that, what’s more ; as well  and too ,come at the end of the sentence
Connectors followed by a noun sentence, a noun or a gerund:
o    In addition to,  as well as 
o    Apart from, except (for)
 
NOW DO THESE EXERCISES
1.        What sports do you practice   skiing?
 
2.          being a good nurse, she’s also a mother of three children.
 
3.        We are too busy to go out for a walk.  , the weather is horrible today.
 
4.        Cooking is a very relaxing activity.  , you can also learn about nutrition.
 
5.        While she was on a diet, she ate nothing  vegetables and fruit. She didn’t feel well after that.
 
6.        I can play the piano. I can play the violin .
 
7.        Yoga is a very good way to exercise mind and body.   it is very relaxing.
 
8.          studying the grammar of a language, you should find opportunities to practice it with native speakers if you want to be fluent.
 
 
 

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