Using Coordinating Conjunctions in Compound Sentences
Parts of Speech
Although in spite of
***A contrast clause needs a main clause to make a complete sentence.
Although I studied hard,I failed my exams.
in spite of despite
We use Use “in spite of”before a noun,pronoun , noun phrase or –ing form of a verb:
In spite of her doctor’s warnings,she insists smoking.
The kids went on playing outside in spite of the rain.
He didn’t change his mind in spite of his father.
In spite of his being rich,he wears worn out clothes.
A Choose although or inspite of
1 Mark bought an exensive car chickenalthoughin spite ofhe is jobless..
2 David opened the windowsalthoughin spite ofit was freezing cold.
3In spite ofAlthoughSue had a bad cold,she didn’t see the doctor.
4 In spite ofAlthough Mustafa is only 15,he drives his father’s car..
5 He didn’t take his raincoat,in spite ofalthoughthe rain.
6 AlthoughIn spite ofI went to bed an hour earlier,I got up late.
7 AlthoughIn spite ofbeing clever,she wasn’t succesful .
8 I will give you some Moneyalthoughin spite ofI need it myself.
9 AlthoughIn spite ofbeing late,he didn’t knock the door.
10In spite ofAlthough we took the taxi,we stil missed the plane.
11 AlthoughIn spite of working hard,she hardly earns his living.
12AlthoughIn spite ofMathilda is 3,she knows how to read and write.
13 She couldn’t stay awake,althoughin spite ofdrinking 3 cups of coffe.
14 In spite ofAlthoughbeing new at this school,he has made many friends.
15In spite ofAlthoughI was exhausted,I couldn’t help watching the film
16 AlthoughIn spite ofshe doesn’t like him much,she invited her to herbirthday party.
17AlthoughIn spite ofhe is good at English,she didn’t help her brother with the homework.