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CONNECTORS� I�

Connectors of Contrast��

Conjunctions (followed by a complete sentence):
o �� although, though, even though,� in spite of the fact that.
o��� while, whereas
o��� but, yet
o��� however , nevertheless, even so, on the one hand... on the other hand, on the contrary
Connectors followed by a noun sentence, a noun or a gerund:
o��� in spite of , despite�
NOW, DO THESE EXERCISES:
1. ������ Some people believe in ghosts and supernatural phenomena��� � others are skeptical about all that.
2.������� She didn�t get the job�� her brilliant qualifications.
3.������� �That book you�ve been reading must be very interesting"�� " , it�s dead boring but I have to read it for school�
4.������� I�m not going to speak to her she begs me pardon
5.�������� the risks thousands of people climb the Everest every year.
6.�������� � I�m thinking of buying a new car.� the old one still works, so I could still use it for a couple of years.
7.������� The ad was excellent.� , the product didn�t sell very well.
8.������� the weather wasn�t really good, the holidays was great!
9.������� The plane landed��the thick fog that covered the runway.
10.����� The government wants to pass the law. , the party in the opposition won�t lend them their support to do it.
11.����� The book is really interesting, �too specific if you are not an expert

�� Connectors of purpose���

���� When the subject of the main clause and the subordinate clause is the same. They are followed by a verb
o �� in order to, so as to, �to,� in order not to, so as not to������
���� When the subjects of the main clause and the subordinate clause are different or the same but stated. They are followed by a complete sentence.
o��� in order that� y so that
NOW, DO THESE EXERCISES:
1. ������ I decided to pack up early �I had enough time to go to the airport by bus.
2.������� You must always use lots of sun cream �get sunburn.
3.������� She has put on some winter clothes �to be warm when she goes out.
4.������� Clara didn�t carry a lot of cash �get robbed.
5.������� �do it properly, you must follow the instructions.
6.������� I called an electrician � he would repair the plug in my bedroom.
7.������� They�ve been working a lot �save the company from bankrupt.
8.������� My family saved money all year �we could have a special holiday abroad.
9.������� �get vitamins you should eat lots of fruit and vegetables even if you don�t like them much.
10.����� My son started to wear glasses� �read when he was only 5.
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