LINKERS -(CONNECTORS) BAĞLAÇLAR

LINKERS -(CONNECTORS) BAĞLAÇLAR

 Choose the correct linker to fill in the sentences.

1. I’ll lend you my car ……… you promise to drive carefully.
a. provided that b. although c. in case

2. Pam took a day off ……… she could go to the dentist.
a. unless b. in order to c. so that

3. ……… I asked Sue for help, she refused to help me.
a. Despite b. Even though c. Since

4. The new secretary didn’t give Mr Smith the message ……… she didn’t know who he was.
a. because of b. as c. due to

5. Sally works really hard at school. ………, her brother is the laziest student I’ve ever known.
a. In spite of b. On the whole c. On the contrary

6. The Ambassador was dismissed ……… his lack of diplomacy.
a. owing to b. despite c. since

7. We packed some thick clothes ……………… it got cold in the mountains.
a. because of b. unless c. in case

8. …………… his weakness, Dr Brown advised Tom to take some pills.
a. Though b. However c. Due to

9. Pass me the dictionary …………… check the meaning of this word.
a. so as to b. not to c. owing to

10. Peter didn’t sleep well last night. …………………, he looked fresh and in shape this morning.
a. Although b. Nevertheless c. Because

11. ……………… having very little in common, Mary and Sam have been going out for a long time.
a. As b. In spite of c. As a result
12. Phone me …………… you are late for dinner!
a. despite b. because c. if

13. Charles proposed to Meg. ……………, she didn’t accept the engagement.
a. Despite b. However c. On the whole

14. Mandy has lost a lot of weight …………… a strict diet.
a. in spite of b. because c. because of

15. I sent a text message to Mike ………………… he didn’t forget our date.
a. so to b. so that c. so as to

16. Dan plays the flute and the piano. ………………, he writes songs.
a. Moreover b. However c. Too

 Join the sentences with the linker in brackets. Make the necessary changes.

1. The students didn’t behave, so the teacher got angry (because)
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
2. If you aren’t 18, you aren’t allowed to buy or drink alcohol (unless)
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
3. There weren’t enough children to play, thus the football match was cancelled (as)
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
4. It snowed heavily, but some skiers didn’t stop skiing (despite)
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
5. We have installed an alarm. We want to prevent thieves from breaking in (so as to)
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
6. He couldn’t participate in the marathon. Patrick broke his leg last week (as a result)
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
7. They didn’t go on holiday. My friends hadn’t saved enough money (since)
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
8. Buy some salmon, Pete. I want to prepare your mum’s favourite dish (so that)
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
9. We missed the bus. We ran for it (however).
……………………………………………………………………
10. I made a big dinner. The children might show up (in case)
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
11. They moved to a new house. The Jones hadn’t bought the furniture yet (although)
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
12. His sister is mad about sport. Paul enjoys painting (whereas)
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………


 

 

 

 

 

1-in case

2-so that

3-Even though

4-as

5- on the contrary

6-owing to

7-in case

8-due to

9-so as to

10-nevertheless

11-in spite of

12-if

13-however

14-because of

15-so that

16-moreover

1. The teacher got angry because the students didn’t behave.

2. Unless you are 18, you aren’t allowed to buy or drink alcohol.

3. The football match was cancelled as there weren’t enough children to play.

4. Some skiers didn’t stop skiing despite the heavy snow.

5. We have installed an alarm so as to prevent thieves from breaking in.

6. Patrick broke his leg last week. As a result, he couldn’t participate in the marathon.

7. My friends didn’t go on holiday since they hadn’t saved enough money.

8. Buy some salmon, Pete so that I can prepare your mum’s favourite dish.

9. We ran for the bus. However, we missed it.

10. I made a big dinner in case the children showed up.

11. The Jones moved to a new house although they hadn’t bought the furniture yet.

12. Paul enjoys painting whereas his sister is mad about sport.

 

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