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Linking words exercise

Linking words exercise

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Exercise 1
Choose ONE suitable linking word for each blank space from the alternatives
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 Roses are red; violets are blue… or are they? A red rose in yellow-green light appears purpled-pink,(1)____________ a violet in green-blue light looks turquoise. We are often unaware of such changesin the appearance of familiar objects (2)____________ the eye adapts to the prevailing light.(3)____________, we see colours as we expect them to be, not as they really are. When lighting is poor, (4)____________, the brain simply concentrates on enabling us to identify what the availablelight allows us to see.There are drawbacks, (5)____________. When a photographer snaps a scene illuminated by anincandescent light, the photograph will have a distinctly yellow tinge, (6)____________ when the photograph was taken the colours looked true. This is (7)_____________ the eye - but not the photographic film - adapted to the incandescent light. (8)____________, when, (9)___________, agreen dress is chosen from a catalogue, or a yellow paint is picked out for the kitchen - they can look quite different when you get them home. (10)____________, the main problem seems to be our  perception of colour.1.
2.
a) however  b) althoughc) whereasd) in other words
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a) instead b) becausec) in cased) moreover 
4.
a) alternatively b) eventuallyc) however d) as a result-
5.
a) for instance b) however c) especiallyd) similarly
6.
a) too b) however c) for exampled) in particular 
7.
a) as though b) although

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