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Linking clauses by Mind Map: Linking clauses

1. What is clause linking about?

1.1. A clause is a group of words that includes a subject and a verb

2. Reason

2.1. BECAUSE + CLAUSE We moved to another city because my father got a new job.

2.2. BECAUSE OF + NOUN We moved to another city because of my father’s new job.

3. Time

3.1. When / as

3.2. While

3.3. As soon as

3.4. Before / after

3.5. Until

4. Constrast

4.1. Although / even though / though

4.1.1. ALTHOUGH / EVEN THOUGH / THOUGH + CLAUSE

4.2. In spite of / Despite

4.2.1. IN SPITE OF / DESPITE + NOUN / -ING FORM

5. Result

5.1. So =She was ill so she couldn’t take the exam.

5.2. As a result / therefore = again in September

5.3. SO + ADJECTIVE / ADVERB + THAT

5.4. SUCH + (ADJECTIVE) + NOUN THAT

6. Purpose

6.1. To + infinitivo - I went to the university to talk to one of my teachers.

6.2. In order to / - I went to the university in order to talk to one of my so as to teachers.