Monday, December 28, 2020

NEB Grade XI Compulsory English Note | Language Development | Unit- 10 Connectives Part 3

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NEB Grade XI Compulsory English Note | Language Development | Unit- 10 Connectives Part 3

Connectives (but, however, although/even though, in spite of/despite)

B. Complete the following sentences with however, although or in spite of.

a. …… the fact that he is an octogenarian; he still leads an active life.
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Answer:
In spite of the fact that he is an octogenarian; he still leads an active life.

b. I still enjoyed the week …… the weather was bad.
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Answer:
I still enjoyed the week although the weather was bad.

c. He has passed MA. ……, he hasn’t got a job.
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Answer:
He has passed MA. However, he hasn’t got a job.

d. …… I had a headache, I enjoyed the movie.
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Answer:
Although I had a headache, I enjoyed the movie.

e. Ramila didn’t get the job …… the fact that she had all the necessary qualifications.
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Answer:
Ramila didn’t get the job, in spite of the fact that she had all the necessary qualifications.

f. …… the fact that he had no money, he bought the car anyway.
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Answer:
In spite of the fact that he had no money, he bought the car anyway.

g. We can go to the park for lunch. …… , the weather report says it's going to rain.
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Answer:
We can go to the park for lunch although the weather report says it's going to rain.

h. …… I speak English well, my first language is actually Maithili.
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Answer:
However I speak English well, my first language is actually Maithili.

C. Combine the following sentences using the words given in brackets.

a. He was annoyed. He didn’t say anything. (although)
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Answer:
Although he was annoyed, he didn’t say anything.

b. Playing the stock market is exciting. It can be risky. (however)
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Answer:
Playing the stock market is exciting, however, it can be risky.

c. He works slowly. He never makes a mistake. (even though)
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Answer:
Even though he works slowly, he never makes a mistake.

d. It was raining. We still went to the park. (in spite of)
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Answer:
In spite of rain, we still went to the park.

e. Hark bought the watch. It was expensive. (despite)
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Answer:
Despite being expensive, Hark bought the watch.

f. He is very poor. He wears expensive clothes. (but)
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Answer:
He is very poor but wears expensive clothes.

D. Rewrite the following sentences using (a) although and (b) in spite of.

a. He had very little time, but he offered to help us.

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Answer:

a. Although he had very little time, he offered to help us.

a. In spite of having very little time, he offered to help us.


b. She is very poor, but she still wears expensive clothes.
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Answer:

a. Although she is very poor, she still wears expensive clothes.

b. In spite of being very poor, she still wears expensive clothes.


c. He's a millionaire, but he lives in a very small flat.
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Answer:

a. Although he's a millionaire, he lives in a very small flat.

b. In spite of being a millionaire, he lives in a very small flat.


d. They have a lot of money, but they are still not happy.
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Answer:

a.Although they have a lot of money, they are still not happy.

b. In spite of having a lot of money, they are still not happy.


e. The traffic was heavy, but we got there in time.
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Answer:

a. Although the traffic was heavy, we got there in time.

b. In spite of the heavy traffic, we got there in time.


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