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Today we are looking at different types of conjunctions, or linking words. We use these words to connect ideas. Today we will focus on 4 types of connecting words and their functions.
Look at these 4 sentences and put them into the correct category:
CONTRAST REASON AND RESULT TIME CONDITION
- I went to the shop, because I wanted to buy some coffee.
- I won´t speak to him unless he apologizes first.
- Hilary Clinton won the popular vote, however she lost the election.
- While vacationing in Fiji, they adopted a pet iguana!
- reason and result
NOW put the following conjunctions into the 4 categories:
however such…that while depite even though as long as
although until so…that unless so in case as
- Reason and Result
- Reason and Result : such…that, so, so…that, as
- Condition: as long as, unless, in case
- Contrast: however, although , despite, even though
- Time: until, while
Fill in the gaps with an appropriate conjunction. (more than one answer may be possible!)
- Wear your hat _______ it´s sunny. (in case/until)
- My Spanish has been improving ________ I´ve been studying! (however/ because)
- ____________ studying my Spanish, it´s not improving! (Even though/ Despite)
- We won´t know anything more ____ the results are back. (so/until)
- I´d love to come to your party, _________ I´ve already made plans. (however, despite)
- She´s _____ a nasty person ______ no one likes her. (so…that/such…that)
- in case
Hello English learners! Today we are learning 3 EASY ways to write the FCE essay. There is only ONE simple formula- if you follow it, you can answer ANY essay question for the FCE!!!
Looking to pass the FCE? Learn these easy ways to write the FCE essay. Just choose one formula, and use it for ANY essay question!
Here is part one to writing the FCE essay: