Linking clauses

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1. Estructura

1.1. Cláusula principal

1.2. + Conjunción subordinada

1.3. + Cláusula dependiente

2. Tipos

2.1. Razón

2.2. Propósito

2.3. Resultado

2.4. Tiempo

2.5. Contraste

3. Razón

3.1. Because

3.1.1. Seguido de oración Sujeto Verbo We moved to another city because my father got a new job.

3.2. Because of

3.2.1. Seguido de nombre We moved to another city because of my father’s new job.

3.3. As/since

3.3.1. Al principio de una frase As it is your birthday, I’ll lend you my best clothes

3.4. Due to

3.4.1. Debido a

3.5. Owing to

3.5.1. Debido a

4. Propósito

4.1. To + infinitivo

4.1.1. I went to the university to talk to one of my teachers

4.2. In order to

4.2.1. Más formal I went to the university in order to talk to one of my so as to teachers.

4.3. So that + can/will

4.3.1. Presente o Futuro I’ll buy a ball so that we can play football. Get a map with you so that you won’t get lost

4.3.2. Pasado We got a map with us so that we wouldn’t get lost I bought a ball so that we could play football

4.4. For + noun + ing

4.4.1. knife is used for cutting

4.5. In case

4.5.1. I will take an umbrella in case it rains.

5. Resultado

5.1. So

5.2. Therefore

5.2.1. I failed my English test and therefore I took it

5.3. So/ such that

5.3.1. En ambos casos se puede omitir el uso de "that" The ticket for the concert was so expensive (that) we couldn’t buy it It is such a big city (that) I always get lost

6. Tiempo

6.1. As

6.1.1. I was walking down the street, I saw

6.2. When

6.2.1. I’ll phone you when I know the answer

6.3. While

6.3.1. While I was watching TV, the telephone rang

6.4. As soon as

6.4.1. I’ll phone you as soon as I know the answer.

6.5. Until

7. Contraste

7.1. Although

7.1.1. Even though Although he didn’t have money, he bought the most expensive car.

7.1.2. Though

7.2. In spite of

7.2.1. In spite of not having money, he bought the most expensive car

7.3. While y where as

7.4. But

7.5. However

7.5.1. Nevertheless

7.5.2. Yet Joshua felt ill, yet he went to work.