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ZITLIK BAĞLAÇLARI : Contrast conjunctionsFor each of the six questions choose the one correct answer.
1. Phillipa is really thin _____ eating like a horse!
a. however
b. in spite of
c. although
d. in addition to

2. I didn’t really enjoy myself. Steve, ______, seemed to be having the time of his life.
a. however
b. although
c. in spite of
d. despite

3. Whenever they go on holiday John likes to drive, _______ Susan prefers to fly –
she says it’s quicker.
a. although
b. in spite of
c. despite
d. whereas

4. In spite of never having played cards before, she _______ won all the money!
a. yet
b. never
c. didn’t
d. still

5. Sue went to work ______ feeling ill.
a. despite
b. although
c. whereas
d. however

6. Kevin’s been a vegetarian for years, _______ he still eats fish!
a. despite
b. in spite of
c. although
d. however

Cevabı Göster
Contrast conjunctions
Answers

1:
a. ‘However’ is used to contrast information but it must go in a separate sentence.
b. Correct – Use ‘in spite of’ to contrast information – it must be followed with a noun
or ‘ing’ form.
c. Use ‘although’ to contrast information – it must be followed by a subject + verb.
d. Use ‘in addition to’ to add a second piece of information to support the first.
2:
a. Correct – ‘However’ is used to contrast information, it must go in a separate
sentence.
b. ‘Athough’ must go at the beginning of the clause.
c. Use ‘in spite of’ to contrast information – it must be followed with a noun or ‘ing’
form.
d. If you use ‘despite’, it must be followed with a noun or ‘ing’ form.
3:
a. ‘Although’ suggests a surprising contrast – not the case here.
b. ‘In spite of’ suggests a surprising contrast and must be followed by a noun or ‘ing’
form.
c. ‘Despite’ suggests a surprising contrast and must be followed by a noun or ‘ing’
form.
d. Correct – ‘Whereas’ is used to contrast information where there is no surprise.
4:
a. ‘Yet’ is not correct.
b. ‘Never’ is not logical as ‘in spite of’ + surprising contrast suggests she won.
c. ‘Didn’t’ is not logical as ‘in spite of’ + surprising contrast suggests she won.
d. Correct – Use ‘still’ to emphasise the contrast.
5:
a. Correct – ‘Despite’ suggests a surprising contrast and must be followed by a
noun or ‘ing’ form.
b. Use ‘although’ to contrast information – it must be followed with a subject + verb.
c. ‘Whereas’ is used to contrast information where there is no surprise.
d. ‘However’ is used to contrast information but it must go in a separate sentence.
6:
a. If you use ‘despite’, it must be followed with a noun or ‘ing’ form.
b. If you use ‘in spite of’, it must be followed with a noun or ‘ing’ form.
c. Correct – Use ‘although’ to show that the second fact is surprising.
d. ‘However’ is used to contrast information but it must go in a separate sentence.
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