Exercise 2: Choose the bestanswer tocompleteeachof the following sentences.
the post office wasclosed, Icouldn’tmailmy package. Therefore B. Because C.However D. Since
thesecretofhowtomakesilkremainedinsideAsia,EuropeanswereforcedtopayincrediblyhighsumsofmoneyforthismysteriousmaterialtobebroughtoverlandtoEurope. Although B. Onlyif C.Due to D. As longas
Mysisterhates animals. She likescatsdogs. both -and B. neither -nor
C. either-or D. notonly -but also
the parents the son have gone on holiday. Both -and B. Neither-nor
C. Either-or D. Notonly-butalso
Iwas deadtired, Iwalked allthewayhome. Despite B. Although C.In spite of D. Even
Mr.Wilsonhopes toavoidsurgery. He willnotagreeto the operationhe isconvincedthatitis absolutelynecessary. in the eventthat B. onlyif C. if D. unless
Some English words have the same pronunciationtheyarespelleddifferently, forexample,dearand deer. unless B. eventhough C. since D. onlyif
Olives arc a principal source ofcookingoil,butbynomeans the onlysource.
olives,cookingoilcanbeextractedfromcoconuts,corn,andsunflowerseeds. A. Because of B. In spite of C.In case of D.In additionto
Icouldn'tuse the payphone,Ididn'thave anycoins withme. yet B. despite C. for D. even though
Ihave to eatbreakfast in the morning., Igethungrybefore mylunchbreak. Consequently B. Furthermore C. Otherwise D. However
Exercise 3: Choose the bestanswer tocompleteeachof the following sentences.
Ineed to find anapartmentbefore Ican move.1 canfind oneinthe next
weekor so, Iwillmove to London the first of nextmonth. Even if B. Dueto C. Onlyif D. Providedthat
Tomis tryingto reducetheamountof fathe eats. Redmeatis highin fat.Tomeatsa lotoffish butavoids redmeatits high fatcontent. in the eventof B.besides C. in spite of D. because of
Iwanttotake atrain tripacrosswesternCanada, but mytravellingcompanion wants toflytoMexico Cityforour vacation. Although B. Even if C. Ø D. Nevertheless
Ms.Moore,theschoolcounselor,hadyearsofexperiencedealingwithstudentproblems.,sheissometimesconfrontedbyaproblemthatshecannothandlebyherself. Therefore B. Nevertheless
C. Otherwise D. On the other hand Rightnow allthe scats onthatflightare taken, sir.there is acancellation,Iwillcallyou. In the eventthat B. Nevertheless
C. But D. Even if
Anewborn babycan neither walknorcrawl. A newborn antelope,, canrunwithin minutes ofbirth. however B. nevertheless C. otherwise D. even though
Youmustobeythespeedlimitsonpublicroads.Theyaredesignedtokeepyousafe.You shouldn'texceed the speedlimityou arean experienced racecar driver. onlyif B. evenif C. if D. providedthat
Mynose gotsunburntIwore a hatwitha wide brimto shade myface.
if B. since C. because D. even though
Doyoulikejazz?Youshouldgotothejazzfestivalyoulikethatkindofmusic. if B. unless C. although D. while
Peter works hard ateverythinghe does. Hisbrother,,seldomputsoutmucheffort. on theotherhand B.otherwise
C. furthermore D. consequently
Exercise 4: Choosethe bestanswer tocompleteeachof the following sentences.
Thefestivalhas manyattractions. Itwillinclude contemporaryorchestralmusicand an opera.,there willbepoetryreadings and theatricalpresentations. Otherwise B. Furthermore
C. Nevertheless D. On the other hand Thebread was oldand stale,Maryate itanyway.
A. and B. so C.besides D. but
Mineralsnickel,copper, and zinc can be foundin sea water.
A. as samples B. such as C.in anexample D. as
thesalarymeets myexpectations, Iwillacceptthejob offer. Due to B.Even if C. Providedthat D. Unless
excellentartmuseums, Moscowhasa world-famous balletcompany. Because of B.In spite of C.In case of D.In additionto
Itis stilla good ideato know howto type.themanytechnologicaladvancesin typewritersand word processors,a skilledoperatorremains indispensable.
A. Because of B. In spiteof C.In case of D. in additionto
Even though a duckmaylive onwater, itstays drytheoilonitsfeathers.Theoilpreventsthe water fromsoakingthrough thefeathersand reachingits skin.
A. due to B.besides C. in spite of D. in the eventof
Chriscannotexpresshimselfclearly andcorrectly inwriting.Hewillneveradvanceinhisjobhe improveshislanguage skills.
A. otherwise B.if C. onlyif D. unless there wasno electricity, Iwas able to read because Ihad acandle.
A. Unless B.Even though C. Even D. Onlyif
A fire musthave areadily available supplyof oxygen., itwillslop burning.
A. Consequently B.Furthermore C. Otherwise D. However
Exercise 5: Choose the bestanswer tocompleteeachof the following sentences.
Janeis averygood studentof languages. HerbrotherMichael,, has neverbeen ableto master another language. therefore B. eventhough
C. whereas D. on theotherhand TheancientAztec of Mexico had notechnologyfor makingtools frommetal.
While some partsofthe world getan abundance of rain, others .
are warmand humid B. arecoldand wet
C. getlittle or none D. geta lot In some nations coffee is the favourite beverage while .
Ilike tea B.tea has caffeine
C. in others itistea D. tea has caffeine,too
Some peoplelike creamand sugarintheir coffee, while .
A. others drinkhotcoffee B. otherslike itblack
C. milkis good in coffee,too D. sugarcancause cavities Jackis an interestingstorytellerand conversationalist.His brother, onthe otherhand, is a newspaperreporter
knows a lotofstories,too
despite B.because C. although D. but
even though B. nevertheless C. because D. despite
Mike used tobe anactive person, butnowhe hasto limithis activitiesproblems with his health. nevertheless B.because of C. although D. in spite of
Itshould beeasyfor Peterto find more time tospendwith hischildren he no longerhasto workinthe evenings and on weekends. even though B.now that C. due to D. but
Exercise7:Choose the bestanswer tocompleteeachof the following sentences.
Nancyis anhonestperson,Istillwonderwhethershe’s tellingthetruthabouttheincident. In spite of B.Since C. Though D.In the eventthat
The professor told me thatIwasdoingwell,myfinalgradewas awful! so B.therefore C. in spite of D.yet
Daisyhasanewcar,shenolongertakesthecommutertraintowork.She drives to workeveryday. Now that B.While C. Although D.In case
You’d bettergiveme your answerquickly,I’llwithdraw theinvitation. although B.nevertheless C.even though D. or else
Ihave to go to the meetingIwantto ornot.
providedthat B.whether C. even if D.onlyif
What time do you expectTomto be home?Imusttalkto him.Iusuallygo to bedaroundten, buttellhimto callme tonightit’s pastmidnight. however B.in case C. even if D. as longas
you’re goingto thefruitmarket, would you pleasepickup a few apples for me?
Even if B. Although C. So D. As longas
IguessI’ma softtouch. IjustlentJane some moneyfor lunchshe neverpaid me backmylastloan.
even though B. unless C. or else D. onlyif
Ithink Idid OKin myspeech lastnightI’d had almostno sleep for24 hours. even B.in spite of C. unless D. despitethefactthat
to run the office while I’m away
IknowIcan depend on her.
unless B. since C. although D. therefore
Exercise 8: Choose the bestanswer tocomplete eachof the following sentences.
Theskywas greyand cloudy., we wenttothe beach. Consequently B. Nevertheless C. Even though D.In spite of
Iturned on the fantheroomwas hot.
due to B. despite C. even though D. because
SamandIwillmeetyou attherestauranttonightwe canfinda babysitter. although B. unless C. otherwise D. onlyif
Carolshowedupforthe meetingIasked her notto bethere. even though B. despite
C. providedthat D. because You must lend me the moneyforthetrip., Iwon'tbe able to go. Consequently B. Nevertheless C. Otherwise D. Although
Theroad willremain safethefloodwashes outthe bridge. as longas B. unless
C. providingthat D. since TherolesofmenandwomenwerenotthesameinancientGreece.Forexample,menwerebothparticipantsandspectatorsintheancientOlympics.Women,.wereforbidden toattendor participate. nevertheless B. ontheotherhand
C. therefore D. otherwise Thewindowswereallleftopen., theroomwas a realmessafterthewindstorm. Nevertheless B. However C. Consequently D. Otherwise
Ican'tmakethepresentationmyself,I’veaskedmyassistanttobepreparedto do itfor me. For B. In the eventthat
C. Onlyif D. On the other hand Itlooks like they're goingto succeedtheirpresent difficulties. despite B. because of C. even though D. yet
Exercise 9: Choose the bestanswer tocompleteeachof the following sentences.
I like to keepthe windowsopen atnightno matter howcoldit gets.My wife,
, prefers a warmbedroomwith allwindowstightlyshut.
C. on theotherhand D. moreover Some fish can survive onlyin saltwater,other species can live onlyin freshwater.
A. whereas B.unless C.if D. since Michaelbecame famous, he hasignored his old friends. Heshouldn’tdolike that. If B. Eversince C. Even though D.Due to
C. when horsesand carts D. that horsesand carts percentage of workingwomen in the United States has doubled since1940 has been the resultof both economic andsocialfactors. The B.Thatthe C. Thereisthe D. Itis the
Laurais motivated tostudyshe knows thatagood education can improveherlife. therefore B. because of C. because D. so
Peter broke hislegintwo places.he hadto wear acastand use crutchesforthree months. However B. Consequently C. For that D.Because
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