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Adverb Clauses of Contrast

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Transcript of Adverb Clauses of Contrast

Ideas
Ideas
Ideas
Adverb Clauses of Contrast
Adverb Clauses
A Sentence
What is an adverb clause of contrast?
Subordinate the main idea by showing that the effect is not what we expect.
Adverb clause connectors-contrast
Altough
Even though
Though
Despite the fact that
In spite of the fact that
Quiz!
one clause
simple sentence
one independent clause
one or more dependent clauses
complex sentence
adjective
clauses
noun
clauses
adverb
clauses
Relationships
Time
Cause and
effect
Condition
Contrast
1ro. must have two clauses
Billy couldn’t swim.
He jumped off the pier. (contrast)
2do. Add a subordinating conjunction
Although
Billy couldn’t swim

He jumped off the pier.
3ro. Place the two clauses next to each other
Although
Billy couldn’t swim, he jumped off the pier.
Billy jumped off the pier
although
he couldn’t swim.

Same meaning
While
Whereas
Direct Contrast
Altough
Ana weighs only 82 pounds (37kg), she is the best boxer in the class.

Nick is an excellent defender in soccer
though
he runs very slowly.

Even though
Danny does not come to Russia, she speaks Russian perfectly.

Kevin got a high grade
in spite of the fact
that he did not study.

Despite the fact that
Luis is handsome and rich, he has few friends.
While
my mother is an excellent cook, my sister is clueless in the kitchen.
Morocco has a large desert
while
Egypt has many rivers and lakes.

Mayra lives in a hotel
whereas
Barbara lives in her own apartment.

Whereas
My mother is only 50, my father is 61 years old.
-In spite of the fact that it was raining the picnic was
not
canceled.
-While Jill is cheap, his brother is
very generous
.
-
In spite of the fact
Marta did not read the book, she participated in the discussion.

-Omar has a beautiful voice
despite the fact that
he never studied music.
Although
Nabuko lives far from keiko he sees her every weekend.
-Ken lives in a big city
while
his brother Jeffrey lives in a small town.
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