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Transition words--which one is appropriate?
Choose the correct words. (note: start with the definition and quiz yourself)
Terms in this set (18)
(Despite/Although) the bad weather, they went to the beach.
(Despite/Although) the weather was bad, they went to the beach.
In spite of
(In spite of/Although) the cold water, they went swimming.
(In spite of/Even though) the water was cold, they went swimming.
The picnic was cancelled (due to/since) the bad weather.
The picnic was cancelled (due to/since) the weather was bad.
They did many activities (such as/for example) volleyball, baseball, and soccer.
They did many activities. (Such as,/For example,) there was volleyball, baseball, and soccer.
The picnic was cancelled (because/because of) the weather was bad.
The picnic was cancelled (because/because of) the bad weather.
The beach's popularity (resulted in/resulted from) large crowds.
The beach's popularity (resulted in/resulted from) positive reviews on Yelp.
Positive reviews on Yelp (caused/were caused by) large crowds at the beach.
were caused by
Large crowds at the beach (caused/were caused by) positive review on Yelp.
Crime on the beach (led to/were due to) more police patrols.
were due to
The increase in police patrols (led to/were due to) reports of crime on the beach.
The increase in police patrols (resulted in/resulted from) reports of crime on the beach.
Crime on the beach (resulted in/resulted from) more police patrols.
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