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1 Sentence Connectors Showing Addition Showing Opposition Showing Cause / Effect Showing Comparison Showing Contrast Showing Condition Writing Game PRACTICE EXERCISES By: D. Carolina Obando

2 Sentence Connectors - Showing Addition Along with being stressful, high level positions can also be harmful to your health in addition to, along with, as well as Prepositional phrases Not only are high level positions stressful at times, but they also can be harmful to your health. not only...but also Correlative conjunctions High level positions are stressful at times; furthermore, they can be harmful to your health in addition, additionally, furthermore, moreover, also Conjunctive adverbs High level positions are stressful at times, and can be harmful to your health. and Coordinating Conjunction ExamplesConnector(s)Type of Connector

3 Sentence Connectors - showing Opposition In spite of the stressful nature of high level positions, professionals can learn to manage their stress levels. despite, in spite of Prepositional phrases High level positions are stressful at times; nevertheless, professionals can learn to manage their stress levels. however, nevertheless Conjunctive adverbs Despite the fact that high level positions are stressful at times, professionals can learn to manage their stress levels. although, despite the fact that Subordinating conjunctions High level positions are stressful at times, but professionals can learn to manage their stress levels. but Coordinating conjunction ExamplesConnector(s) Type of Connector

4 Sentence Connectors - showing Cause / Effect Due to the stressful nature of high level positions, professionals can sometimes be extremely impatient. because of, due to, as a result of Prepositions High level positions are at times rather stressful; therefore, professionals can sometimes be extremely impatient. therefore, as a result, consequently Conjunctive adverbs Since high level positions are at times rather stressful, professionals can sometimes be extremely impatient. because, since Subordinating conjunctions Professionals can sometimes be extremely impatient, for their positions are at times rather stressful. for (cause), so (effect) Coordinating conjunctions ExamplesConnector(s)Type of Connector

5 Sentence Connectors - Showing Comparison Similar to other important professions, high level business positions are stressful at times like, similar toPrepositions High level positions are stressful at times; similarly, they can be harmful to your health. similarly, in comparison Conjunctive adverbs Just as high level positions are stressful, they can be harmful to your health. just as Subordinating conjunction High level positions are stressful, and can be harmful to your health too. and...too Coordinating Conjunction ExamplesConnector(s)Type of Connector

6 Sentence Connectors - Showing Contrast Unlike the undesirable stress of high level positions, the financial rewards make these positions very desirable indeed. unlikePrepositions High level positions are stressful at times; on the other hand, the financial rewards make these positions very desirable indeed. in contrast, on the other hand Conjunctive adverbs While high level positions are stressful at times, the financial rewards make these positions very desirable indeed. whereas, while Subordinating conjunctions High level positions are stressful at times, but the financial rewards make these positions very desirable indeed. but Coordinating conjunction ExamplesConnector(s) Type of Connector

7 Sentence Connectors - Showing Condition You should remember the financial rewards of high level positions; otherwise, you might find the stressful nature of these positions too demanding. otherwise Conjunctive adverb If you consider the financial rewards of high level positions, the stressful nature of these positions becomes less important. if, unless, only if, even if Subordinating conjunctions ExamplesConnector(s) Type of Connector

8 Write a Creative Story Quickly answer the questions below and then use the information to write your short story. Use your imagination to make the story as enjoyable as possible! 1.Which man? (nationality, age) 2.Loved who? (nationality, age) 3.Where did they meet? (place, when, situation) 4.Why did the man fall in love? 5.What did he do next? 6.What did the two do together that day? 7.What did they do after that day? 8.Why did they continue to see each other? 9.How does the story end? Do they get married, do they separate? 10.Is your story a sad or happy story?

9 Connectors Exercises Select the correct connecor to fill in the blank. More than one answer may be correct. 1.The first floor of the center will be a station for over-the-road buses, Volk said. Greyhound Bus Lines, currently located at 1502 N. Cunningham Ave., Urbana, (a)_______ Illini-Swallow Lines, 15 E. Washington St., Champaign, will be consolidated (b)______ assume operations in the new center, he said. (c)_____________, "convenience retail facilities," such as fast-food establishments, will be placed on the first floor, Volk said. a)1. and2. besides3. nor b)1. more over2. as well as3.and c)1. but also2. in addition3. and 2. Students are not permitted to register for U of I (or IEI) classes the next semester (a)_______ they fail to comply with this state law. (b)___________, all new IEI students MUST go to the McKinley Health Center soon (c)_______they arrive on campus to do two things. a)1. only if2. otherwise3.if b)1. because2.for3. therefore c)1.because of2.consequently3. after and In Addition ifTherefore after

10 3. He sent Luis de Torres to interview the khan, (a)______ Torres found (b)__________the khan (c)__________the source of gold. He did, (d)_____________, discover a greater source of wealth --- tobacco. a)1. while2.unlike3. but b)1. like2. both3. neither c)1. nor2. both3. and d)Nevertheless2. but3. however 4. He prepared an efficient colonialist, (a)_______not very Christian, memorandum for the future organization of the Indies. He still possessed his fire (b)_________magnetism, (c)_____________. a)1. despite2. and3. but b)1. and2. but3. however c)1. However2. in spite of3. but 5. Columbus was an embodiment of that century's faith in progress--seeking out new lands, a fearless explorer. (a)___________, nineteenth century America's discovery of Columbus was not as straightforward as that of the late eighteenth century. a)1. although2. nevertheless3. however However but norneither however but andhowever

11 CONGRATULATION S FOR GETTING YOUR JOB DONE!!!!!


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