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The Connectors

The Connectors

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  1. The Connectors You now know the basics of writing but you still need to join or separate sentences in a proper way What do we do??? We use THE CONNECTORS

  2. There are many kinds of connectors and we will learn some of them to express… Cause/Effect Condition Addition Opposition Comparison Contrast

  3. Addition • What is the meaning of addition? It is a process by which we join two sentences to make one big sentence! Example: a) The teacher is talking + b) The students are listening _______________ The teacher is talking AND the students are listening

  4. Addition Here are some Addition connectors: • And • Furthermore • Additionally • Moreover • Also • In addition (to) / as well as / etc.

  5. Opposition • Opposition is a process by which we join two contrary/opposite sentences Example: a) The sun is shining + b) It is raining _______________ The sun is shining BUT it is raining

  6. Opposition Here are some Opposition connectors: • But • Although / Though • Nevertheless • However • Despite / in spite of

  7. Comparison Comparison is a process by which we see the similarities between two items • And…too • Just as • Similarly / In comparison • Like / Similar to

  8. Contrast Contrast is a process by which we see the differences between two items • But • On one hand / On the other hand • In contrast • Unlike • Whereas / While

  9. Cause / Effect Cause = reason Effect = consequence • For (cause) // so (effect) • Because // since • Therefore / as a result • Because of / due to • …

  10. Condition You know what a condition is (so tell me!) • If / Only If / Even if • Unless • Otherwise

  11. The End!