Some words in English are used to join clauses and sentences together.
I’ve got a digital camera. I don’t know how to use it. Tengo una cámara digital. No sé como usarla.
I’ve got a digital camera,
but I don’t know how to use it. Tengo una cámara digital, pero no sé como usarla.
Although I’ve got a digital camera, I don’t know how to use it. Aunque tengo una cámara digital, no sé como usarla.
I’ve got a digital camera.
However, I don’t know how to use it. Tengo una cámara digital. Sin embargo no sé como usarla.
Relaciona las siguientes palabras en inglés con sus equivalentes en español.
Although / though
In spite of
Compara 'although' y 'in spite of'
- Although it was raining, we went to the beach. (Although + clause)
- We went to the beach in spite of the rain. (In spite of + noun)
Read the following email that Steph wrote to Val and choose the best words for each space.
Terry’s washing up in the kitchen I thought I’d write a quick email.
How are you and John getting on in France? Is the guest house business going well?
Terry and I were thinking of coming to see you in December the bad weather. We bought warm coats and winter clothes I know it can be very cold where you are at Christmas time. , we are having problems with our car and I don’t think we can drive from Spain to France and over the Pyrenees
it’s giving us so many problems.
Thank you for the recipe you sent me for apple crumble. I don’t know it’s a good idea to make it Terry’s getting so fat, bless him. You’re such a great cook,
your recipes have got so many calories!
I must go now. I think I’ll make Terry a salad again he’s watching the football on TV. We’ve got such an exciting life!