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  1. ADVERB OF CONCESSION In Spite of & Despite SECONDARY 3

  2. ADVERB CLAUSES OF CONCESSION In Spite of & Despite • LEVEL: Secondary 3 second Term • PERIOD(S): Two lessons (@40 minutes) • DESIGNER: Eric Fung Chung-yin • English Department • CCC ROTARY SECONDARY SCHOOL • Date: 10 March 2000

  3. AIMS & OBJECTIVES • 1. Students are able to rewrite sentences using “in spite of” and “despite”. • 2. Students are able to write accurate sentences using “in spite of” and “despite”.

  4. Although & In spite of • Although • Though + A CLAUSE • Even though • In spite of a noun • Despite + a pronoun / v-ing

  5. Example: sentences with “although” & “in spite of” • 1. Although it was raining heavily, they went for a picnic. • In spite of the heavy rain, they went for a picnic. • 2. Although the weather was fine, they stayed indoors. • In spite of the fine weather, they stayed indoors.

  6. Formation of a NOUN(N). • E.g. It is raining. (the rain) • 1. His health is poor. • N. his poor health. • 2. The house is on fire. • N. the fire • 3. It was raining heavily. • N. the heavy rain

  7. More Nouns • 4. The weather was fine. • N. the fine weather • 5. She failed to win. • N. her failure. • 6. Her marks were low. • N. her low marks. • 7. He works very hard. • N. his hard work

  8. Change the sentences with “although” to those with “in spite of” • 1. Although the weather is cold, they go swimming. • In spite of the cold weather, they go swimming. • 2. Although it is raining heavily, they go on a picnic. • In spite of the heavy rain, they go on a picnic.

  9. GAME: Rewriting Sentences • 1. Although it was raining, they went swimming. • In spite of the rain, they went swimming. • 2. Although there is a fire, the woman went into the building. • In spite of the fire, the woman went into the building.

  10. More “in spite of” • 3. He tried again although he failed in the driving test. • He tried again in spite of his failure in the driving test. • 4. She did not feel sad though her marks were low. • She did not feel sad in spite of her low marks.

  11. “In spite of” and “Despite” • “In spite of” and “Despite” are the same in usage. • That is: you can either use “in spite of” or “despite” to present the same meaning. • E.g. In spite of the fine weather, they stayed indoors. • Despite the fine weather, they stayed indoors.

  12. Examples on using “despite” • 1. They failed despite their hard work. • They failed in spite of their hard work. • 2. In spite of the heavy rain, they went on a picnic. • Despite the heavy rain, they went on a picnic.

  13. Exercise • Rearrange the words or phrases into correct sentences. • The sentences are mixed with “although”, “though”, “even though”, “in spite of” & “despite”

  14. Exercise • 1. it /went /was /raining/ Although/ heavily/,/ they/ a/ picnic /for/./ • 2. beautiful/ failed/ Though/ love/ she/ is/,/ she/ to/ the/ prince’s/ win/./ • 3. Though/ Even/ they/ eat/ were/, /the/ they/ did/ not/ hungry/ cake/./ • 4. In/ the/ classroom/ of/ the/ bad/,/ they/ spite/ stayed/ smell/ in/./ • 5. bad/ the/ eggs/ taste/,/ they/ eat/ Despite/ all/ the/./

  15. CHECKING YOUR WORK • 1. Although it was raining heavily, they went on a picnic. • 2. Though she is beautiful, she failed to win the prince’s love. • 3. Even though they were hungry, they did not eat the cake. • 4. In spite of the bad smell, they stayed in the classroom. • 5. Despite the bad taste, they ate all the eggs.

  16. CONCLUSION • 1. Although, Though & Even though + a clause (Subject + Verb) • 2. In spite of & Despite + a noun, a pronoun/V-ing • 3. In spite of & Despite are almost the same in usage. • END