unit84 - on the other hand go between the two ideas 2...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Unit 84: OPPOSITE IDEAS Here are some ways to connect two ideas when you want to say that they are opposite to each other. 1 Contrast a Short statements I like fruit but I don’t like meat. I like fruit. I don’t like fruit drinks, though . b For longer statements, we can also use although, however and on the other hand: Although Einstein was a very clever man, he never passed any university exams. Living in the country is quiet and peaceful. However, it can also be very boring. Television has great educational possibilities. On the other hand, it can sometimes make people lazy. Although goes before the two ideas in one sentence. However and
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: on the other hand go between the two ideas. 2 Choice a ORDINARY CHOICE: Which do you want? The green one or the red one? b TO SHOW STRONGLY THAT YOU MEAN NOT BOTH: At my school, we learn either English or Spanish. c TO SHOW PREFERENCE: What would you rather do? Stay in or go out? I’ d rather stay in. d TO CONNECT LONGER IDEAS, WE CAN ALSO USE ON THE OTHER HAND: What do you want to do? It’s a beautiful day so we could go out for a walk. On the other hand, we could stay in and watch sports on TV. NOTICE: Would you like any tea or coffee? I want you to answer yes or no . Would you like tea or coffee? Answer tea or coffee ....
View Full Document

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..

Page1 / 2

unit84 - on the other hand go between the two ideas 2...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online