Unit 8: places

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Make one sentence from two. Use the word(s) in brackets in your sentences.

1. I couldn’t sleep. I was very tired. (despite)

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2. They have very little money. They are happy. (in spite of)

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3. My foot was injured. I managed to walk to the nearest village. (although)

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4. I enjoyed the film. The story was silly. (in spite of)

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5. We live in the same street. We hardly ever see each other. (despite)

Make one sentence from two. Use the word(s) in brackets in your sentences.

1. Despite being very tired, I couldn't sleep

2. In spite of having very little money, they are happy

3. Although my foot was injured, I managed to walk to the nearest village.

4. I enjoyed the film in spite of the silly story

5. Despite living in the same street, we hardly ever see each other.

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Make one sentence from two. Use the word(s) in brackets in your sentences.

1. I couldn’t sleep. I was very tired. (despite)

_____despite being tired, i couldn't sleep_______________________________________________________________

2. They have very little money. They are happy. (in spite of)

____in spite of having little money, they are happy________________________________________________________________

3. My foot was injured. I managed to walk to the nearest village. (although)

_____although My foot was injured, I managed to walk to the nearest village. _______________________________________________________________

4. I enjoyed the film. The story was silly. (in spite of)

_______in spite of the silly story, i enjoyed the film_____________________________________________________________

5. We live in the same street. We hardly ever see each other. (despite)

despite living in the same street, We hardly ever see each other.

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BÀI TẬP ÔN TẬP: BECAUSE, BECAUSE 0F; ALTHOUGH, IN SPITE OF (DESPITE)

1. Mai worked hard, ______ she passed her exam.

A. so B. although C. because D. though

2. The boy can’t reach the shelf ____ he’s not tall enough.

A. because B. although C. even though D. and

3. ____ it rained, the boys played football.

A. Even B. Even though C. However D. In spite of

4. _______ the traffic, I arrived on time.

A. Though B. Although C. Even though D. In spite of

5. We watched TV the whole evening ______ we had nothing better to do.

A. because B. though C. so D. but

6. ______ it was late, I decided to phone Brian.

A. Despite B. However C. In spite of D. Though

7. ______ the car was cheap, it was in good condition.

A. Although B. Because C. As D. If

8. ______ the storm, the ship couldn’t reach its destination on time.

A. In case of B. In spite of C. Because of D. But for

9. He was offered the job ______ he had no experience.

A. even though B. despite C. while D. however

10. We postponed the picnic __________

A. because it is raining heavily B. because of the raining heavily

C. because the heavily rain it was D. because it was raining heavily

11. _____her severe pain, she tried to walk to the auditorium to attend the lecture.

A. Although B. Despite C. though D. In spite

12. She went to bed early _______she felt tired.

A. although B. despite C. because D. because of

13. I couldn’t read the letter _______ the darkness.

A. despite B. in spite of C. because of D. because

14. The boys were punished ___________ he made many mistakes.
A. in spite of B. because C. even though D. as if

15. Despite feeling cold, we kept walking.
A. Although we felt cold, but we kept walking B. Although we felt cold, we kept walking
C. However cold we felt, but we kept walking D. However we felt cold, we kept walking

16. She decided to leave her job in the company _____ she could earn a lot of money there.
A. because B. although C. despite D. since

17. Hong didn’t participate in the English contest_________ her lack of confidence.

A. because B. because of C. since D. despite

18. He hid that letter in a draw _________ no one could read it.

A. so that B. although C. in spite of D. because

19. I could not eat ____ I was very hungry.

A. even though B. in spite C. despite D. in spite the fact that

20. In spite _____ , the baseball game was not cancelled.

A. the rain B. of the rain C. it was raining D. there was a rain

21. ______ he had enough money, he refused to buy a new car.

A. In spite B. In spite of C. Despite D. Although

22. ______ , he walked to the station .

A. Despite being tired B. Although to be tired C. In spite being tired D. Despite tired

23. The children slept well, despite _____

A. it was noise B. the noise C. of the noise D. noisy

24. She was so busy that she couldn’t answer the phone.

A. Because she was very busy, she couldn’t answer the phone. B. Because she was very busy, she could answer the phone.

C. Though she was very busy, she couldn’t answer the phone. D. Though she was very busy, she could answer the phone.

25. No matter how hard I tried I couldn't open the door.

A. Although I tried very hard, I couldn't open the door. B. Although I tried very hard, I could open the door.

C. In spite of I tried very hard, I couldn't open the door. D. I couldn't open the door, even though trying very hard.

26. Despite feeling cold, we kept walking.
A. Although we felt cold, but we kept walking B. Although we felt cold, we kept walking
C. However cold we felt, but we kept walking D. However we felt cold, we kept walking

27. The children laughed a lot because of the funny story.
A. The children laughed because the story is funny. B. The children laughed because of the story funny
C. The children laughed because it was funny. D. The children laughed because the story was funny

28. Although he took a taxi, Bill still arrived late for the concert.

A. Bill arrived late for the concert because he takes a taxi. B. Bill arrived late for the concert because of the taxi.

C. In spite of taking a taxi, Bill arrived late for the concert. D. Although Bill took a taxi he can’t come to the concert on time.

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I.Choose the best anwers.

1. We adore winter _________ the cold.

A. in spite of B. although C. however

2. She went to bed early_________ she didn’t finish her work.

A. despite B. although C. however

3. _________ the fact that he is 23 years old, he is so childish.

A. in spite B. despite C. however

4. I go to school by bus every day. I don’t like it much, _________.

A. despite B. although C. however

5. _________ Jim owns two cars, he rarely drives to work.

A. despite B. although C. however

6. The athlete completed the race _________ his pain.

A. despite B. although C. nevertheless

7. Jane looks pretty. She, _________, seems to lack personality.

A. despite B. although C. nevertheless

8. _________ we have a slim chance to win, we won’t lose hope.

A. despite B. although C. however

9. _________ of his bad luck, he won the medal.

A. in spite B . despite C. however

10. He is friendly _________ the fact that he’s very famous.

A. despite B. although C. however

11.We didn’t find it funny it was a comedy.

A. in spite of B. despite C. although

12. beginning with a terrible disaster, the film has a happy ending.

A. In spite B. Despite C. Although

II: Matching.

A B

13. Although I have many friends , A.However, I admire her courage.

14. I didn’t wake up late B.Nevertheless, he is good at Literature

15.I don’t really like Mary. C.Living in it, however, is very comfortable.

16.Their project was finally successful C.he didn’t skip the class.

17.Tom is not good at science subjects. D.although my alarm clock didn’t go off.

18.In spite of his headache, E.I feel lonely sometimes

19.My apartment is quite small. F.despite all the obstacles

20.I rarely go travelling G.although many friends want to travel with me.

Nguyễn Thi Thu Hương

Contrast Clauses

A, Complete each sentences with a connector from the bubble(1 although/even

1, She was tired,....she went out though

2,..... the snow,she went downtown 2,but/yet

3,Her homework very difficult,....she managed to do it 3,however

4,She smokes,.... she’s not into drugs 4,In spite of/despite

5,I like dog,.... i don’t like cat

6,She did not have much money,..... she enjoyed window shopping

7,The stores are full of shoppers ..... the crissis

8,I feel like going to Pizza Hut .... It’s a bit late

9, .... the fact that we worker hard, he couldn’t afford to buy a new house

10,.... she loved him, she condemned his attitude

11,She bought expensive dress .... she was aware she wouldn’t be able to go out for rest of the month

12, They don’t like piercings, .... they will let Anna have one for Christmas

B Complete the dialogue with the appropriate connectors

1, What are you going to give mum and dad ? I wanted to give them Crystal Bowersox’s new CD ________ I don’t have enough money

2, The farmer’s daughter? I’m sure mum and dad would love it,_______ they will have to listen to it on AOL Music

3, Yeah, I’ve already listened to it. ___________ being a great songwriter, she really outdid herself, didn’t she?

4,Abesolutely! ________ I love all her songs, my favourite is definitely “Mason”

5,I like it too, _________ I prefer “ Hold on “

6, Yeah, It’s a nice song. I really admire her talent and her character _________ I wish she was more outgoing

C, Now join these sentences using the connectors in brackets

1, We have bought a few present for the kids. This year we can't afford the Christmas they want. ( In spite of )

2, We will live out thr season with happiness. It's does matter what will be going under the tree.(despite)

3,Christmas used to be about love and caring. That have completely changed in the last decades.(but)

4,Times are tough. People aren't willing to abandon traditions. (although)

5, She spends the whole day in the kitchen. She enjoys Christmas supper. ( However)

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