Even though/although/in spite of/despite practice exercise

     

Exercise 2

Complete the sentences with although / in spite of / because / because of.

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1 ……………………. It rained a lot, we enjoyed our holiday.

2 a ……………………. All our careful plans, a lot of things went wrong.

b ……………………. We’d planned everything carefully, a lot of things went wrong.

3 a I went home early ……………………. I was feeling unwell.

b I went to work the next day ……………………. I was still feeling unwell.

4 a She only accepted the job ……………………. The salary, which was very high.

b She accepted the job ……………………. The salary, which was rather low.

5 a I managed to get khổng lồ sleep ……………………. There was a lot of noise.

b I couldn’t get lớn sleep ……………………. The noise.

Use your own ideas to complete the following sentences:

6 a He passed the exam although …………………….

b He passed the exam because …………………….

7 a I didn’t eat anything although …………………….

b I didn’t eat anything in spite of …………………….


Answers

2

1 Although

2 a In spite of (or Despite)

b Although

3 a because

b although

4 a because of

b in spite of (or despite)

5 a although

b because of

Example answers:

6 a he hadn’t studied very hard

b he had studied very hard

7 a I was hungry

b being hungry / my hunger / the fact (that) I was hungry


Exercise 3

Make one sentence from two. Use the word(s) in brackets in your sentences.


1 I couldn’t sleep. I was very tired. (despite)

…………………….

2 They have very little money. They are happy. (in spite of)

In spite …………………….

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3 My foot was injured. I managed lớn walk home. (although)

…………………….

4 I enjoyed the film. The story was silly. (in spite of)

…………………….

5 We live in the same street. We hardly ever see each other. (despite)

…………………….

6 I got very wet in the rain. I was only out for five minutes. (even though)

…………………….


Answers

3

1 I couldn’t sleep despite being very tired.

2 In spite of having very little money, they are happy. or In spite of the fact (that) they have very little money …

3 Although my foot was injured, I managed khổng lồ walk home. or I managed khổng lồ walk trang chủ although my …

4 I enjoyed the film in spite of the silly story. / … in spite of the story being silly. / … in spite of the fact (that) the story was silly. or  In spite of …, I enjoyed the film.

5 Despite living in the same street, we hardly ever see each other. or Despite the fact {that) we live in … or We hardly ever see each other despite …

6 Even though I was only out for five minutes, I got very wet in the rain. or I got very wet in the rain even though I was …


Exercise 4

Use the words in brackets lớn make a sentence with though at the end.


1 The house isn’t very nice. (like / garden) …………………….

2 It’s warm today. (very windy) …………………….

3 We didn’t lượt thích the food. (ate) …………………….

4 Liz is very nice. (don’t lượt thích / husband) I …………………….


Answers

4

1 I like the garden though.

2 It’s very windy though.

3 We ate it though.

4 I don’t lượt thích her husband though.

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