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CONNECTORS
SHOWING CONTRAST
| FORM | MEANING | EXAMPLE |
IN SPITE OF DESPITE | + NOUN/GERUND/PRONOUN | MALGRAT QUE A PESAR DE | She didn’t pass the exam inspite of/despite studying hard. In spite of studying hard, she didn’t pass the exam. The weather was cold, but they went on the trip in spite of/despite it/that |
ALTHOUGH THOUGH EVEN THOUGH| + SENTENCE | ENCARA QUE AUNQUE | Although/though/Even tough the weather was cold, he didn’t take a cold. He didn’t take a coat althogh the wheater was cold. |
NEVERTHELESS STLLYET HOWEVER | + SENTENCE | DE TOTES MANERES NO OBSTANT SIN EMBARGO | He was very rude to us; stll, we forgave him./,yet we forgave him/ However, we forgave him/ Nevertheless, we forgavehim |
ON THE ONE HAND,.. ON THE OTHER HAND, | + SENTENCE | PER UNA BANDA, ... PER L’ALTRE | On the one hand, thecity offers lots of enterteinments. On the other hand, it isvery noisy. |
WHILE WHEREAS | + SENTENCE | MENTRES QUE | This restaurant has a good reputation, while/whereas that one hasn’t While/whereas this retaurant has got a goodreputatin, that one hasn’t |
IN CONTRAST TO CONTRARY TO UNLIKE | + NOUN GERUND | AL CONTRARI DE | In contrast to/contrary to/Unlike other shows, this one is very amusing. This show isvery amusing in contrast to/contrary to others |

EXERCISES
Complete with the appropriate connector. (All possibilities)
We enjoyed very much............................. the cold andthe Snow.
She will go out........................ it rains.
They didn’t go to the beach................................. the weather was sunny.
........................... being thefastest, he didn’t win the race.
Living in a city is exciting. ................................. , it is stressing.
....................... Albert, Toni wore his smartest clothes at the wedding.
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