Connectors

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practice the correct use of connectors
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Question 1

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Selene seems to be quite clever. _________, she often gets low marks.
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  • Nevertheless
  • Furthermore

Question 2

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________ I'd like to say that I agree and, secondly, explain why.
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  • Afterwards
  • Lastly
  • Firstly

Question 3

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Camels live in the desert, _____________ dolphins live in the sea.
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  • however
  • whereas
  • jumping

Question 4

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I don't like strawberry ice cream. ____________, I love chocolate flavour.
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  • Whereas
  • Even so
  • However

Question 5

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Mid-day we walk along the Embarcadero in San Francis "though" a cold wind whips our hair across our faces. The connector expresses:
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  • purpose
  • contrary reason
  • contrast

Question 6

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We turn back and quicken our pace " in order" to return to work on time.
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  • alternative
  • reason
  • purpose

Question 7

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We took our wind-breaker jackets — due to despite even though since the weather was chilly
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  • due to
  • despite
  • since

Question 8

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We like to go sailing, ______ the wind is blowing hard enough.
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  • if
  • otherwise
  • although

Question 9

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One time when we were passing under the bridge and going out to sea, a huge wave turned the ship on its side._________ , we had to call for assistance.
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  • Nevertheless
  • Consecuently
  • Otherwise

Question 10

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_________ there are boating rules, not everyone follows them.
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  • in spite of
  • since
  • Even though

Question 11

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Sail boat owners have to have insurance _____________ they want to.
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  • provided that
  • whether or not
  • even if

Question 12

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___________ you saved a lot, you wouldn't be able to afford that house.
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  • Even if
  • so that
  • Therefore

Question 13

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He eats only healthy food ________ his sister gorges herself with junk food.
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  • otherwise
  • Although
  • Whereas

Question 14

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________ we're at the bus station by seven o'clock, we'll miss our bus.
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  • If
  • Unless
  • Even though

Question 15

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There is no more food left. [blank_start]However[blank_end] there is plenty of drinks.
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  • However

Question 16

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The documents will be scrutinized by the police. [blank_start]Then[blank_end] they will be sent back tot he relevant authority.
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  • Then

Question 17

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The retailer has been making losses. [blank_start]Therefore[blank_end] he intends to wind up his business
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  • Therefore
  • however
  • so that

Question 18

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Wash the potatoes first. [blank_start]Afterwards[blank_end] you can boil them.
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  • Afterwards
  • eventually
  • Nevertheless

Question 19

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I’ve never been to the US [blank_start]in spite of[blank_end] having friends and relatives there.
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  • in spite of
  • so that

Question 20

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We went out [blank_start]despite[blank_end] the cold weather.
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  • despite
  • due to
  • for the fact that

Question 21

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[blank_start]Although[blank_end] Andrew was warned of the risks, he decided to travelalone to South America.
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  • Although
  • despite
  • Due to

Question 22

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The city has a 50 kph limit. [blank_start]however[blank_end], people are oftencaught speeding.
Answer
  • however
  • so that
  • although
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