By Mr Ganouni
Consequently / As a result / Therefore
So / Such (a) ……….. that/ that’s why
It was late, so I decided to take a taxi home.
His wife left him. As a result, he became very depressed.
The storm was so terrible that the roofs were ripped off.
He was such a handsome man that she fell in love immediately.
CAUSE AND REASON
Because / Since / As
Because of / Due to/thanks to /owing to
Since we arrived late, all the best seats had been taken.
We were unable to go by train because of the rail strike.
CONTRAST and consession
Although / Even though / But
Despite / In spite of
However / Nevertheless/ On the other hand
Although the car is old, it is still reliable.
Despite / In spite of the rain, I went for a walk.
Buying a house is expensive. However, it is a good investment.
When / While / After / Before / As soon as / Until / By the time
While I was driving home, I saw a terrible accident.
He went out after he had finished work.
In addition / Furthermore / Moreover / Besides
In addition to / As well as
Also / Too
I don´t feel like going out tonight. Besides, there is a good film on.
She writes novels. In addition, she also writes poetry.
They robbed a bank as well as a post office.
They adore Indian food. I like Indian food, too.
In order (not) to / So as (not) to + inf
So that + subject + modal verb + inf
Anita phoned me in order to recommend a film she had just seen.
I left early so that I would meet Dan at the cinema on time.
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