Exercise on connectives 1. We stayed up late ________we were tired. (although, despite) 2.

They went swimming_________ the coldness of the water. (although, despite) 3. I enjoy the course _________ the professor is a good teacher. (because, because of) 4. She looks __________ your sister. (as if, like) 5. Please wait __________ I make the phone call. (during, while) 6. Did you hear any noises _______ the night? (during, while) 7. It looked __________ we would not be able to leave until the next day. (as if, like) 8. We all felt tired __________ the hot weather. (because, because of) 9. I read a book ______ I was waiting. 10. Her eyes shone ________ stars. (as if, like) 11. They managed to work together, ________ their differences of opinion. (although, despite) 12. I left home early, _________ I had to do several errands. (because, because of) 13. He speaks about the subject __________ he were an expert. (as if, like) 14. We rested ________ the hottest part of the day. ( during, while) 15. ___________ she lost her way twice, she arrived safely. ( although, despite) 16. ___________ their interest in comets, the decided to study astronomy. (because, because of) Connectives 1. Karen is rich; ______, her cousin Kate is poor. A. therefore B. however C. otherwise 2. You’d better take a taxi. _______, you’ll arrive late. A. Consequently B. Furthermore C. Otherwise 3. I enjoy reading this new magazine. ______, it has good articles. A. Moreover B. Nevertheless C. However 4. Jack wasn’t tired. _____, he took a nap. A. Otherwise B. Hence C. Nevertheless 5. Phil was not thirsty; _______, he drank five glasses of water. A. However B. Moreover C. Furthermore 6. The kids didn’t study. ______, they failed the course. A. Therefore B. Nonetheless C. Otherwise 7. The weather was terrible. ______, we decided to delay our trip. A. Furthermore B. Besides C. Therefore 8. You must buy the tickets; _____; we won’t be able to see that play. A. Otherwise B. Although C. Besides 9. The neighborhood isn’t very interesting. I like the house, _____. A. Moreover B. Thus C. Though 10. We live in the same building; _____, we hardly see each other. A. However B. Therefore C. Furthermore 11. He didn’t earn enough money. _______, his wife decided to get a job.

A. Hence C. She’s extremely rich. A. Furthermore B. Moreover B. we hope to finish the house remodeling soon. Otherwise 15. she’s not snobbish. Although 13.A. Hence B. ______. That house isn’t big enough for us. Therefore C. and ______. ______. However C. Nevertheless B. Unless C. A. Nevertheless B. Although 12. it’s too expensive. We have plenty of money and workers. It was a windy and rainy night. A. I decided to go out. Thus 14. ______. Otherwise C. Hence .

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