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  • SUBORDINATORS AND TRANSITIONS Q4 READING AND WRITING UNIT 5 GRAMMAR
  • SUBORDINATORS SHOWING CONTRAST Adverb clauses show an idea that is different with the idea in a main clause. adverb clause Whereas Spiderman worked alone, Ironman was a member of the Avengers. main clause
  • SUBORDINATORS SHOWING CONTRAST Common subordinators include: Although – Though (can show different ideas) Whereas – While (can show opposite ideas) Whereas Spiderman works alone, the Avengers work together. Use a comma when the adverb clause is at the beginning of the sentence Both have popular movies although the Avengers made a lot more money.
  • TRANSITIONS SHOWING COMPARISON Transitions are words or phrases that link sentences together. They usually come at the beginning of the second sentence and you should use a comma or commas to separate them from the rest of the sentence. The X-Men was the first superhero group movie. However, the Avengers has become the most popular. The Hulk is always angry. In contrast, Spiderman loves to make jokes. There aren’t very many female superheroes. Nonetheless, many girls still enjoy reading comic books. Common transition words: -------------------- the same or close ------------------- Similarly – Likewise --------------------------- contrast -------------------------- *However – Though ----------------- More direct opposition ----------------- On the other hand – In contrast -------------------------- Concession -------------------------- Nevertheless – Nonetheless In spite of this – Despite this -------------------------------------------------------------------*However and though can go in the beginning, middle, or end of a sentence.