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EXERCISES ON CONNECTORS ( CONTRAST) Exercise 1 FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH A SUITABLE CONTRAST CONNECTOR ( WHEREAS, BUT, ALTHOUGH, HOWEVER, DESPITE, IN SPITE OF, ON THE OTHER HAND) 1. _____________ Andrew was warned of the risks, he decided to travel alone to South America. 2. Maria did not get a promotion ______________ her qualifications. 3. Zambia is a land- locked country, ____________ Kenya has a coastline. 4. On the one hand, you could rent a flat instead of buying one. __________ you are always at the mercy of landlords. 5. This restaurant has a good reputation, ______________ that one does not. 6. The city has a 50 kph limit. __________________, people are often caught speeding. 7. You won’t be forgiven ___________________ your apology. 8. We couldn’t find a house to buy _______________we looked at quite a few. 9. He always looks so lonely and sad ____________ his popularity. 10. He is quiet and shy, _________________ his sister is lively and talkative Exercise 2 JOIN EACH PAIR OF SENTENCES. BE CAREFUL WHERE YOU PUT THE WORDS IN BRACKETS. ( ALTHOUGH, IN SPITE OF , DESPITE)
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Unformatted text preview: 1. Dave smokes. He seems to be in good health ( although) 2. I couldn’t sleep. I was tired. ( despite) 3. Max didn’t notice the sign. It was right in front of him ( even though) 4. Kate never learnt Spanish. She lived in Spain for many years (although) 5. Joe is a millionaire .He hates spending money. ( despite)Exercise 3 REWRITE THESE SENTENCES. 1. I couldn’t sleep although I was tired. ( despite)2. Although he has got an English name, he is in fact German. (despite) 3. In spite of her injured foot, she managed to walk to the village( although) 4. I decided to accept the job although the salary was low. ( in spite of) 5. We lost the match although we were the better team.( despite) 6. In spite of not having eaten for 24 hours, I didn’t feel hungry. (even though) 7. Although she was tired, she went to work ( but) 8. They went out for a walk, even though the weather was bad. ( despite) 9. She managed to write in spite of her injured hand ( although) 10. She has plenty of money, but she is very mean ( although)...
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  • Summer '19
  • Ikhwan Rosyidi
  • I Decided, Andrew, spite of her injured foot

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