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### Connectors Presentation

1. 1. Connectors so, but, until, when, while, although, because
2. 2. Work in pairs/small groups. Read the following sentences. Then fill in the gaps in the rules with the underlined words. <ul><li>The King found his wife with another man so he killed her. </li></ul><ul><li>The King killed his wife because he found her with another man. </li></ul><ul><li>While the King was drinking with his friends, Shahrazad went to find her sister. </li></ul><ul><li>Shahrazad was getting ready for bed when her sister came to visit her. </li></ul><ul><li>The King asked her to finish, but Shahrazad said there was not time. </li></ul><ul><li>The King never heard the end of a story until the next evening. </li></ul><ul><li>Although Shahrazad is waiting to be executed, she has no “death row&quot; syndrome. </li></ul><ul><li>RULES </li></ul><ul><li>We use …………… to give a reason . </li></ul><ul><li>We use …………… to express a consequence or result . </li></ul><ul><li>We use …………… to say something stops happening at this time. </li></ul><ul><li>We use ………….. and …………… for things that happen at the same time . </li></ul><ul><li>We use ………….. and ……………. to express contrast of ideas. </li></ul>
3. 3. Work in pairs/small groups. Read the following sentences. Then fill in the gaps in the rules with the underlined words. <ul><li>The King found his wife with another man so he killed her. </li></ul><ul><li>The King killed his wife because he found her with another man. </li></ul><ul><li>While the King was drinking with his friends, Shahrazad went to find her sister. </li></ul><ul><li>Shahrazad was getting ready for bed when her sister came to visit her. </li></ul><ul><li>The King asked her to finish, but Shahrazad said there was not time. </li></ul><ul><li>The King never heard the end of a story until the next evening. </li></ul><ul><li>Although Shahrazad is waiting to be executed, she has no “death row&quot; syndrome. </li></ul><ul><li>RULES </li></ul><ul><li>We use BECAUSE to give a reason . </li></ul><ul><li>We use SO to express a consequence or result . </li></ul><ul><li>We use UNTIL to say something stops happening at this time. </li></ul><ul><li>We use WHEN and WHILE for things that happen at the same time . </li></ul><ul><li>We use BUT and ALTHOUGH to express contrast of ideas. </li></ul>
4. 4. The difference between although / ɔ:l’ðəʊ / and but <ul><li>Ron went for a walk although it was raining. </li></ul><ul><li>We didn’t like the food but we ate it. </li></ul><ul><li>Although he has a good job, Matt is not happy. </li></ul><ul><li>Ron likes tea, but Tim likes coffee. </li></ul><ul><li>She wasn’t wearing a coat although it was quite cold. </li></ul><ul><li>Anna’s very intelligent, but she’s quite lazy. </li></ul>It joins 2 ideas when the second idea is different from the first one , or is surprising after the first one. It introduces an idea that makes your main idea seem surprising.
5. 5. The difference between although / ɔ:l’ðəʊ / and but <ul><li>Ron went for a walk although it was raining. </li></ul><ul><li>We didn’t like the food but we ate it. </li></ul><ul><li>Although he has a good job, Matt is not happy . </li></ul><ul><li>Ron likes tea, but Tim likes coffee. </li></ul><ul><li>She wasn’t wearing a coat although it was quite cold. </li></ul><ul><li>Anna’s very intelligent, but she’s quite lazy. </li></ul>BUT ALTHOUGH It joins 2 ideas when the second idea is different from the first one , or is surprising after the first one. It introduces an idea that makes your main idea seem surprising.