EXERCISES TO PRACTICE
LINKING DEVICES
RESULT
[i]So, such, as a rsullt, therefore, consequently[/i]
CONDITION
[i]if, whether, unless, providing, provided, as long as, so long as, even if[/i]
REASON
[i]as, since, because, for, because of, due to, owing to[/i]
TIME
[i]when, as soon as, after, as, while, before, once, until, since, till[/i]
PURPOSE
CONTRAST
[i]to+infinitive, in order (not) to, so as (not) to,so that, in case[/i]
[i]although, even though, though, however, nevertheless, even so, but, despite, in spite of[/i]
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