Examples   Subordinators even though =although = in spite of the fact that      Preposition in spite of          Adverb even
Although = even though = in    spite of the fact thatThese are subordinators, or adverbial   expressions. They are used to...
Even though I’m sleepy, I came to          class this evening.Although I’m sleepy, I came to class             this evenin...
“in spite of” is a preposition  You must follow it with a noun or           noun phrase.
I came to class this evening in spite        of the bad weather.I came to class this evening in spite         of my sleepi...
You CAN’T say:**I came to class today in spite of             I’m tired.“I’m tired” is a sentence, not just   the object o...
You CAN say:I came to class today in spite of the        fact that I’m tired.
The problem with “even” and       “even though.”    “Even though” is a subordinator.          “Even” is an adverb. Their m...
“Even” is an adverb that’s used for              emphasis: Last night was cold, but tonight will            be even colder...
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Examples to help with exercises 9 12 on pages 340-342

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Examples to help with exercises 9 12 on pages 340-342

  1. 1. Examples Subordinators even though =although = in spite of the fact that Preposition in spite of Adverb even
  2. 2. Although = even though = in spite of the fact thatThese are subordinators, or adverbial expressions. They are used to combine two complete sentences.
  3. 3. Even though I’m sleepy, I came to class this evening.Although I’m sleepy, I came to class this evening.In spite of the fact that I’m sleepy, I came to class this evening.
  4. 4. “in spite of” is a preposition You must follow it with a noun or noun phrase.
  5. 5. I came to class this evening in spite of the bad weather.I came to class this evening in spite of my sleepiness.
  6. 6. You CAN’T say:**I came to class today in spite of I’m tired.“I’m tired” is a sentence, not just the object of a preposition.
  7. 7. You CAN say:I came to class today in spite of the fact that I’m tired.
  8. 8. The problem with “even” and “even though.” “Even though” is a subordinator. “Even” is an adverb. Their meanings are complete different.
  9. 9. “Even” is an adverb that’s used for emphasis: Last night was cold, but tonight will be even colder.I dated him in high school, but now I can’t even remember his name.

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