Connectors Exercise at Auto-English

Connectors Exercise at Auto-English

A Translate the connectors into your language where possible.

above all from my point of view such as
.............................. ........................................... ..............................
because of this furthermore then
.............................. .............................. ..............................
even so however therefore
.............................. .............................. ..............................
firstly instead whereas
.............................. .............................. ..............................

B Use the connectors in the box once only to fill the gaps.

1 _________________, I'd like to say that I agree and, secondly, explain why.
2 Camels live in the desert, _________________ dolphins live in the sea.
3 In the end, we didn't go to the cinema. We went to the theatre _________________.
4 I think, _________________ I am.*
5 Spain produces oranges, _________________ in Valencia.
6 ________________________, the continued use of fossil fuels is now the biggest threat to humanity.
7 I don't like strawberry ice cream. _________________, I love chocolate flavour.
8 The government is having problems with illegal immigration. _________________, their economic policies are failing.
9 The weather was bad. _________________, the fishermen still went to sea.
10 It started raining. _________________, we decided not to go.*
11 Firstly, we have to think about our budget and _________________ about how much time we have.
12 I love those soft French cheeses,  _________________ Camembert.
*4 and 10 appear to have the same answer. However, 4 is a famous quote, so really you don't have a choice after all.

 

ANSWERS BACK CONTACT
Written by Bob Wilson ©Robert Clifford McNair Wilson 2005