domingo, 20 de febrero de 2011

Unit 3: Complex clauses and linkers

Complex clauses:
Contrast: 
although (a pesar de)
though (sin embargo)
in spite of the fact ( a pesar de)
despite the fact that (a pesar de que)
Purpose: 
so(that) (de manera que) 
Reason: 
because( por que)
as(como)
since(desde) 
Result:
 so...that(de manera que)
such...that(de tal manera que)


Linkers of contrast:
 
Despite the fact that/ in spite fact that + clauses. 
Despite/ in spite og + noun/ pronoun or gerund.

Linkers of purpose:
To/ in order(not) to/ so as(not) to + infinitive. 
So/ so that + clause. 

Linkers of reason 
as/because/ since + clause. 
because of + noun/ noun phrase.
Linkers of result: 
so + adverb + that clause.
so + adverb + that clause
such + a(n) + adjective + singular noun + that clause.
such + adjective + uncountable noun + that clause.

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