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Linking words

  1. 1. Mrs. Anabel Montes - English teacher Although And Because
  2. 2. ALTHOUGH This word link two opposite ideas. Example: Although I like English , I think pronunciation is difficult.
  3. 3. BUT This word link two opposite / different ideas. Example: I enjoy speaking English but I make many mistakes.
  4. 4. BECAUSE To explain the reason for an action. Example: She is studying English because she wants to be an interpreter.
  5. 5. SO This word explains the result of an action Example: She practiced English yesterday so she had good scores in the test.
  6. 6. AND To add information and contrast two positive or negative ideas. Example: She can ride bikes and he can drive cars.
  7. 7. 1.My sister is a basketballer ______ she won 9 gold medals. 2. _________ I had money, I couldn’t buy any souvenir. Exercises a.Complete these sentences using the correct linking word:
  8. 8. 3.I can sky _____ I’m not good at skate. 4. Her mom was angry _________ she didn´t do her homework. 5. Charles is a good student ______ his father bought a tablet for him. 6. My sister did some exercises _________ she wants to be slim and attractive.
  9. 9. 7. Rene knock his boss ______ he offended his mom. 8. __________ Yuri likes ice cream , she can’t eat it. 9. In class my teacher explained the class ______ we copied the slides. 10. I won the lottery ______ I bought a house for poor people.
  10. 10. ACTIVITY A. Write 3 sentences using the LINKING WORDS: B. Read each sentence and explain them:

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