Connectives 03 (Author-Bouabdellah)
"CONNECTORS" - Grammar Guide for Upper Intermediate and Advanced students
Because, however, or, but, and, so, unless, although/even though, despite, and yet: Conjunctions and Connectors (2 pages, plus KEY)
Contrast Clauses (although/ even though, but/yet, however, in spite of/despite)
Connectors of Reason & Result, Purpose and Contrast - Rephrasing
LINKING WORDS :AND - BUT - OR - SO - BECAUSE ( KEY INCLUDED)
Purpose Clauses (so/so that, to/in order to/so as to)
Technicum Si-Tarek Of Relizane
Third Year Students
Technological Streams 2003/2004
Combine the sentences using the conjunction given in parentheses. Do not change the order of the sentences. Pay attention to the punctuation.
1. They got married. They had to learn to manage their own home. (after)
2. He went crazy. His wife burnt his breakfast. (when)
3. You can hear what I'm saying. You keep quiet. (if)
4. I won't invite my classmates to a party. I know them well. (until)
5. He arrived home. I had already cleaned the house. (by the time)
6. The first quiz was easy. This one is extremely difficult. (whereas)
7. She's snobbish. People like her. (yet)
8. We're broke. We can't buy anything. (since)
9. He failed. He won't give up his ideals. (even though)
10. He fell asleep. He was watching the film. (while)
Choose the connecting word that completes the sentences meaningfully.
1. Do you think this is something
can be learned?
2. Don't go out
you've finished your work.
3. Make sure you close all the windows
it starts to rain.
4. I think I know
he left the job.
I had known how much I would disappoint him, I wouldn’t have done it.
As soon as
you see me, get in the car.
7. My friend John,
lives in California, has a car with a New York license.
8. It's usually quite simple to cross the border between the USA and Canada
these two countries have friendly relations.
a university professor returns from a sabbatical leave, he should be better qualified.
a snobbish person
nobody likes to be with her.
Combine the following pairs of sentences making any necessary changes. Use one of the following connectors.
After / And / Because / Before / But / Neither…nor / That / When / Whom / Whose
1. I play a kind of music. Nobody likes that kind of music.
2. You saw a man yesterday. That man wasn’t a famous actor.
3. I remember a day. On that day I took my first airplane trip.
4. I have a neighbour. The parents of that neighbour live in Australia.
5. I read a book. It taught me a lot about the history of Algeria.
6. I didn’t like your work. I didn’t appreciate it too.
7. My grandpa is slow. He is a strong person.
8. The girls ran over the path. They ran over the hill too.
9. He didn’t make enough efforts. He didn’t succeed.
10. First I finished all my work. Then I went to bed.