Ejercicios linking words y reported speech

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1 Although she was an expert swimmer, she drowned. (OF)
2 The school was closed down due to low inscription. (OF)
3 Helen went to the market so that she could buy some vegetables. (ORDER)
4 The match was cancelled because it was raining. (TO)
5 Despite having a terrible headache, he went to the office. (HAD)
6 He loves going to the theatre while his wife prefers to stay at home.7 I sat by the window in order to see the landscape. (THAT)
8 As well as being en excellent painter, she writes poems and plays the piano. (MOREOVER)
9 Although Ann isn't very attractive, she is very popular. (HOWEVER)
10 Seeing that we'd run out of milk, we went to the supermarket. (BECAUSE)Final del formulario

1 Contrary to my neighbours, I don't like using the lift. (TO)
2 As well asrenewing the kitchen, she redecorated her bedroom. (TO)
3 Although the city has a 50 kph limit, people are often fined for exceeding the speed limit. (SO)
4 Many sportsmen are disqualified as a consequence of their illegal use of drugs. (CONSEQUENTLY)
5 John won the race. Nevertheless, he didn't feel happy. (DESPITE)
6 We need to increase sales. Therefore, we'll start a new advertising campaign.(SO)
7 Although he was a millionaire, he behaved as an ordinary man. (YET)
8 Since you are her elder brother, you must take care of her. (BECAUSE)
9 She's an excellent secretary. However, she has never been promoted. (SPITE)
10 She opened the car window so that she could get some fresh air. (IN ORDER TO)
I opened the window due to the heat. (BECAUSE)
2 We didn't go swimming because thewater wasn't very clean. (SO)
3 The government passed a new law in order to control terrorism.
4 Despite having some problems, she finally passed the test. (HAD)
5 I enjoy going to the beach. My husband does not.
6 As a consequence of his father's illness, he couldn't go to work. (SINCE)
7 Although he was an excellent student, he didn't get the grant. (HOWEVER)
8 They lost the match due to thebad weather. (AS)
9 Although she wasn't hungry, she ate a few biscuits. (OF)
10 She missed the bus so she had to take a taxi.
1 Although she was very intelligent, she pretended not to understand. (OF)
2 In addition to buying a new coat for his wife, he bought himself a cardigan. (BESIDES)
3 Sheila went to the garage to have her car serviced. (SO)
4 He broke his left hand as a result of askiing accident. (DUE)
5 I like Harry Potter's books. My brother does not.
6 She didn't telephone John because she didn't have his number. (SO)
7 Although he had excellent qualifications he didn't get the job. (YET)
8 They got lost in London because they didn't have a street map. (AS)
9 Although she was very tired, she kept on working. (DESPITE)
10 She lost her purse, so she went tothe police station. (BECAUSE)
RELATIVES
1 I bought a house. It was advertised in the local paper.
2 Mary works in our office. Her husband is a plastic surgeon.
3 Venice is a wonderful place. We spent our last holiday there.
4 He showed us how to create a computer-based game. It was very interesting.
5 I've just finished reading Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. It is an amazing book.6 That's the boy. I told you about him last night.
7 They've sold the house. I wanted to buy it.
8 Helen has just arrived. She had a car accident.
9 They've sold the grocery. I used to go shopping there.
10 My sister has won a DVD player. Her children love watching films.
1 There's the lady. Her dog was killed.
2 I have a friend. He's a wonderful skater.
3 The boy broke the window. He ranaway.
4 Scrabble is a very enjoyable game. I play Scrabble every weekend.
5 Camilo José Cela died a few months ago. He wrote Viaje a La Alcarria.
6 Vielha is a nice village in the Pyrenees. I usually spend my summer holidays there.
7 He received the parcel. He was waiting for it.
8 Robert Graves wrote I Claudius. He used to live in Majorca.
9 We went to the National Gallery in London. It...
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