03 diciembre, 2014



A 1. If 2. in case 3. as  long as 4. in case 5. unless 6. when.
B 1. It's cold/ It snows 2. It rains / It's raining 3. It's open 4. You don't arrive late/after 12 5. You buy/want to buy some presents.


A 1. b 2. a 3.a 4. b 5. a 6.b 7.a 8. b

B.  1. If 2. in case 3. as long as 4. when 5. unless


A. 1 b 2 c 3 a 4 d
B 1. ...unless you want to see the sights.
    2. ...in case you get lost.
    3. ...although many people think they are too crowded.
    4. ...unless you want to spend a lot of money.
    5. ... as long as you arrive early to avoid the crowds.
    6. ...although you will find it very noisy.
    7. ... as long as you don't mind  a long journey.
    8. ... .in case you want to buy a lot of presents.


A 1. Despite 2. Due   3. Because  4. Although 5. Spite 6. However
B  1. e  2.d  3. c 4. g   5. a  6. h 7. f  8. b

LINKING WORDS 3       29

A    1 b  2 a  3 c
       4 c  5 a  6 b
       7 b  8 a  9 c
     10 b 11 c 12 a
B  1 we took the car due to the train strike
     2 despite  the fact I was hungry, I couldn't eat the snails
     3 although the weather was rough, the boat set sail
     4 the government resigned because the economy collapsed
5        they said the bridge wouldn’t last, but it is still standing.
6        Take my phone number in case you need it
C   .... I’m writing in case you ever decide to go to Ireland . Despite the bad weather, ....

...... Due to it being an island.... It’s a pity that because I didn’t have/of not having much free time

Conjunctions of purpose and reason

Look at these sentences and say if the conjunctions introduce an explanation of purpose (P) or reason(R).
·        I cut out these more subjective opinions so as to ( purpose) avoid actually telling our readers what to think.
·        Since (reason) space is limited I can’t always include the full photograph.

Do these conjunctions express purpose or reason?
Because (R)           in order to (P)            as(R)            since (R)    so as to  (P)                so that (P)

Choose three ways of completing this sentence.
a)      As, since, because it was Sunday, I slept in.

Choose two ways of completing this sentence.
b)     I stayed home In order to, so as to  complete my assignment.

Choose one way of completing this sentence.
c)      I stayed home so that I could complete my assignment.

We use conjunctions of purpose  to explain our objectives.
We use conjunctions of  reason when we want to justify our actions.

6.  2f  3h  4i  5a  6 c  7e  8b
7. 2 in order to 3 since 4 due to the fact that.