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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
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.


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)
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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