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1. ..... they had worked hard, their project was not accepted. A. B. ? ?

Although However

2. He doesn't like classical music. ....., he enjoyed the concert. A. B. ? ? However Yet

3. She was attracted to him, ..... something told her to stay out of his way. A. B. ? ? nevertheless yet

4. The company has announced declining sales this year. ....., they have managed to avoid staff cuts so far. A. B. ? ? But Nevertheless

5. ..... the poor reviews, the play was a big success. A. B. ? ? Despite the fact that Despite

6. ..... I see her every day, we don't talk much. A. B. ? ? In spite of the fact that In spite of

7. He is very friendly - a bit mean, ..... A. B. ? ? though however

1. I arrived early at the theater. There were no empty seats. ARRIVING . 2. Tim is rich. He is very stingy. EVEN . 3. Young people love technology. Older people are often confused by it. HOWEVER . 4. I had hidden the Christmas presents. The children found them. FACT . 5. It rained yesterday. The crop is still dry. RAIN . 6. More and more people fly nowadays. Flying is extremely polluting. ALTHOUGH .

1. He works hard, however he doesn't earn enough to live on his own. A. B. ? ? Right Wrong

2. I am ill. However, I can't afford to miss a day of work. A. B. ? ? Right Wrong

3. Despite the efforts of the organising committee, the conference was a complete chaos. A. B. ? ? Right Wrong

4. Despite of studying hard, she failed the exam. A. B. ? ? Right Wrong

5. In spite she called the firefighters, the house burned down. A. B. ? ? Right Wrong

6. In spite of the fact that he was asked to arrive on time, he arrived one hour late. A. B. ? ? Right Wrong

7. He isn't very sociable. He is, nevertheless, my best friend. A. B. ? ? Right Wrong

8. He is broke, nevertheless he wants to buy an expensive sports car. A. ? Right



9. He set up his own business, although nobody believed in his project. A. B. ? ? Right Wrong

10. The baby had cried all night. Although that, they weren't tired in the morning. A. B. ? ? Right Wrong

Completa las frases con el marcador correcto: despite, although, however. 1. she was ill, she went to work. , he always gives some of it to

2. He doesn't have much money. charity. 3. 4.

his good references, he was not selected for the job. going to bed early yesterday night, I am still tired. I don't like flying. , she doesn't speak English

5. I always travel by plane,

6. She has lived in London for a year. very well. 7.

of the fact that very few people came to the party, we had a

great time. 8. she is very young, she has been made a manager.

9. traffic. 10.

leaving home early, we almost missed the flight because of bad

the general opinion, I think this play is rather good.

(however, although, despite, in spite of)

I couldn't sleep I told him the truth. Although Sarah lived in Spain for five years, Despite the strike, Although we arrived early, In spite of being a millionaire, Many people visited the exhibition. she never learnt Spanish. However, very few bought a painting. despite being tired. However, he didn't believe me. Joe hates spending money. we weren't able to get seats. I was able to get to the office on time.

further, furthermore, however, indeed, though, while. This is the general sense in which the term "collocation" is used in the studies we discuss in the literature review section below. , there is no agreement on how precisely to delimit the category, especially on how to draw the boundary between combinations which are still "free" and those which are already "restricted". , it is the notion of "restrictedness" that proves most difficult to

apply in practice as a criterion, attempts have been made in this direction (see...). It is noticeable that some words, such as "very", have a wide collocational range, i.e. they can co-occur with many others ("very beautiful", "very true", "very weak"), others are restricted to a certain group of collocates, for example , "torrential" usually occurs with "rain" and with a small group of related words, such as "storm". , this distinction proves problematic when one tries to count the specific number of collocates, or to set a cut-off point at which the combination becomes "restricted". The situation is complicated even by the fact that it is unclear to what extent the restricted collocability of some words is the result of their semantic properties.

as, especially, however, it, they, this (*2), thus, which (*3). Water vapor, carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases are relatively inefficient absorbers of solar radiation. , absorb the long-wave radiation both back to the surface, producing maintains the balance with incoming

emitted from the surface and reradiate an additional warming, and to space,

solar radiation. means that, as a result, the current global mean surface temperature is substantially warmer than the effective radiating temperature (Te). increase in surface temperature above Te is known as the "greenhouse effect". The term greenhouse is applied to atmospheric gases are relatively

transparent to solar radiation but absorb long-wave radiation, in a manner similar to glass in greenhouse. However, other processes contribute to the warming of a greenhouse, the containment of air which is warmer than the environment and which would otherwise rise and be replaced by air at environmental temperatures. , the term "greenhouse" is misleading, the atmospheric greenhouse effect is solely due to radiative processes.

Q1 of 10:

I looked _____ I didn't see him.

and but or as
Q2 of 10:

She speaks slowly _____ clearly.

and but

or both
Q3 of 10:

She speaks fast, _____ I understand her.

and but or as
Q4 of 10:

What would you like, coffee _____ tea?

and but or both

Q5 of 10:

I have been living in Barcelona _____ 1999.

as until for since

Q6 of 10:

_____ it stopped raining, we went to the beach.

After Since However Until

Q7 of 10:

He went to the Alps on holiday this year, _____ he usually prefers the


therefore however so since

Q8 of 10:

John is not ____ fast ____ you.

both, and either, or as, as whether, or

Q9 of 10:

Heather is moving to Florida _____ she got a new job.

because for

and although
Q10 of 10:

I am saving my money _____ I can buy a new car.

because although so that if


I wasn't happy there, ________ I left. when so 2. I wasn't happy there, ________ I didn't leave. so but 3. He's not happy _______ he has a lot of money. even though after 4. When did you leave? We left _______ we finished our coffee. after because 5. ________ you don't speak Spanish, you won't understand him. Although Since 6. ________ I finish reading this book, I will start another one. Once Because

7. ________ I studied really hard, I failed the test. Since Even though 8. I will tell her _______ I see her. unless when 9. She won't go to the party _______ you come too. when unless 10. _______ everything is clear, let's go to the next lesson. Now that Although

1. He was anxious 2. She arrived



I should miss the bus. you were leaving.


3. He has remained poor, 4. She told him not to stay, 5. Fish is food for the brain 6.

her friends have made a fortune. to go to the theatre. good protein.

he goes or I go. when you were at school.


7. It was

8. Her accent is good, 9.

at least not bad.

it rains we will stay at home.


10. She avoided him,

he was rude.