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Unformatted text preview: must have a basic sentence with them. 3 REASON As a result + CONSEQUENCE The weather was terrible. As a result, the train was late. He spoke very fast. As a result, we couldn’t follow. Two other ways of writing as a result are consequently and therefore . We use all of them mainly in writing. BUT WE CANNOT USE As a result for consequences of personal decision. For example, the sentences in 2 above. 4 ADJECTIVE so + or ADVERB + that + CONSEQUENCE He spoke so fast that nobody could understand him. It was so cold that I couldn’t feel my hands or feet. such + NOUN PHRASE + that + CONSEQUENCE He was such a fast speaker that nobody understood him. It was such cold weather that I couldn’t feel my hands....
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2011 for the course ESL 100 taught by Professor Online during the Spring '10 term at Open Uni..
- Spring '10