Connectors of reason, purpose and contrast

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Connectors of reason, purpose and contrast

  1. 1. CONNECTORS OF REASON,PURPOSE AND CONTRAST
  2. 2. • SHE DECIDED NOT TO GO TO ENGLISH CLASS _______ IT WAS SUNNY AND SHE FELT LIKE GOING TO THE BEACH
  3. 3. reason (FOLLOWED BY A CLAUSE: AS, BECAUSE,SINCE)• SHE DECIDED NOT TO GO TO ENGLISH CLASS AS/BECAUSE/SINCE IT WAS SUNNY AND SHE FELT LIKE GOING TO THE BEACH
  4. 4. • SHE DIDN’T GET TO SCHOOL UNTIL 10 AM ___________________ THE TRAIN STRIKE.• SHE DIDN’T GET TO SCHOOL UNTIL 10AM _____________________________THE FACT THAT THERE WAS A TRAIN STRIKE.
  5. 5. reason (FOLLOWED BY A NOUN or the fact that)• SHE DIDN’T GET TO SCHOOL UNTIL 10 AM THE BECAUSE OF/OWING TO/DUE TO THE TRAIN STRIKE. • SHE DIDN’T GET TO SCHOOL UNTIL 10AM BECAUSE OF/OWING TO/DUE TO THE FACT THAT THERE WAS A TRAIN STRIKE.
  6. 6. • SHE REVISED ALL NIGHT _____________ SHE COULD PASS HER EXAM
  7. 7. purpose (FOLLOWED BY A CLAUSE) • SHE REVISED ALL NIGHTSO THAT/ IN ORDER THAT SHE COULD PASS HER EXAM
  8. 8. • SHE REVISED ALL NIGHT_____________PASS HER EXAM
  9. 9. purpose(FOLLOWED BY AN INFINITIVE) • SHE REVISED ALL NIGHT TO / IN ORDER TO/SO AS TO PASS HER EXAM
  10. 10. • He went to work _____________ feeling unwell • He went to work __________ his illness• He went to work __________ the fact that he wasn’t feeling well
  11. 11. Contrast (FOLLOWED BY –ING, NOUN OR the fact that) • He went to work DESPITE/IN SPITE OF feeling unwell • He went to work DESPITE/IN SPITE OF his illness• He went to work DESPITE/IN SPITE OF the fact that he wasn’t feeling well
  12. 12. • HE WENT TO WORK _______________ HE DIDN’T FEEL WELL
  13. 13. Contrast (FOLLOWED BY CLAUSE) • HE WENT TO WORK EVENTHOUGH/ALTHOUGH/THOUGH HE DIDN’T FEEL WELL
  14. 14. • THIS MAN LOOKS HAPPY____________________________ THE OTHER LOOKS SAD
  15. 15. Contrast (but not contradiction) (FOLLOWED BY CLAUSE)• THIS MAN LOOKS HAPPY WHILE/WHEREAS THE OTHER LOOKS SAD

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