Nguyễn Thùy Chi

IV. Rewrite the sentences

1. cars cause pollution but people still want them. (although)

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2. We took many pictures although the sky was cloudy. (in spite of)

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3. Although he is wealthy, he is not spoiled. (despite)

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4. Even though she had a poor memory, she told interesting stories to the children. (despite)

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5. Though he has been absent frequently, he has managed to pass the test. (despite)

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6. My sister will take a plane even though she dislikes flying. (in spite of)

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7. He isn’t happy although he is very rich. (despite)

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8. Even though he got a good job, he was not satisfied. (despite )

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9. Although he often tells lies, many people believe him. (despite)

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10. Mary didn’t go to school yesterday because she was sick. (because of)

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11. She went to bed early because she felt tired . (because of)

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12. Margaret stayed at home because her mother was sick. (because of)

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13. I couldn’t read the letter because the room was dark. (because of)

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14. The train come late because it was foggy. (because of)

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15. The train was late because the fog was thick. (because of)

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16. I can’t sleep because the weather is hot. (because of)

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17. Because there was a traffic accident, I went to school late. (because of)

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18. Because there is a shortage of meet, we had to live on beans. (because of)

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19. Because there was a lack of water, many trees died rapidly. (because of)

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20. She walked slowly because her leg was injured. (because of)

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21. She didn’t eat much though she was hungry . (despite)

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22. He couldn’t solve the problem though he is good at math. (despite)

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Nguyễn Thùy Chi

III. Join each pair of sentences. Use the words in brackets.

1. Mary came to class late. Her motorbike had a puncture. (because)

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2. Nick used to smoke. He seems to be in good heath. (although)

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3. Our team won by a large margin. No one thought we would win the championship. (but)

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4. I could not see his face clearly. He was standing in the shadow. (so)

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5. We couldn’t get tickets. We queued for an hour. (in spite of)

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6. The man spoke very slowly. He wanted me to understand what he said. (so that)

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7. She earned her living by selling newspaper. She got a B.A. degree. (even though)

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8. Our flight was delay. We decided to take a long walk around the terminal. (since)

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

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

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

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

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13. I got very wet in the rain. I had an umbrella. (even though)

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14. I couldn’t sleep. I was tired. (despite)

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15. He liked the sweater. He decided not to buy it. (though)

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