The Connectors You now know the basics of writing but you still need to join or separate sentences in a proper way What do we do??? We use THE CONNECTORS There are many kinds of connectors and we will learn some of them to express… Addition Cause/Effect Opposition Condition Comparison Contrast Addition What is the meaning of addition? It is a process by which we join two sentences to make one big sentence! Example: a) The teacher is talking + b) The students are listening _______________ The teacher is talking AND the students are listening Addition Here are some Addition connectors: - And - Furthermore - Additionally - Moreover - Also - In addition (to) / as well as / etc. Opposition Opposition is a process by which we join two contrary/opposite sentences Example: a) The sun is shining + b) It is raining _______________ The sun is shining BUT it is raining Opposition Here are some Opposition connectors: But Although / Though Nevertheless However Despite / in spite of Comparison Comparison is a process by which we see the similarities between two items And…too Just as Similarly / In comparison Like / Similar to Contrast Contrast is a process by which we see the differences between two items But On one hand / On the other hand In contrast Unlike Whereas / While Cause / Effect Cause = reason Effect = consequence For (cause) // so (effect) Because // since Therefore / as a result Because of / due to … Condition You know what a condition is (so tell me!) If / Only If / Even if Unless Otherwise The End!