This is a mind map about "Linking Clauses".
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I went to the university to talk to one of myteachers.
In order to i
I went to the university in order to talk toone of my so as to teachers.
so that+ can(n+t)/will (won't)
I’ll buy a ball so that we can play football.
I bought a ball so that we could playfootball
For + noun / ing form
A knife is used for cutting
In case + present
We will buy an extra ticket in case Martinwants to join us (lo compramos antes por siMartin luego decide venir).
In case + past
We will buy an extra ticket if Martin wantsto join us (esperamos a que Martin nosdiga que va a venir y luego compramos laentrada).
In negative sentences, it is usually used "in order not to / so not to."
Although / even though / though = aunque
In spite of / Despite = a pesar de
ALTHOUGH / EVEN THOUGH / THOUGH +CLAUSE
Although he didn’t have money, he boughtthe most expensive car.
IN SPITE OF / DESPITE + NOUN / INGFORM
In spite of not having money, he boughtthe most expensive car.
Despite the rain, we went out for a walk.
While y whereas = mientras que
He is lively and easygoing whereas his sisteris rather shy
But = pero
However, nevertheless, yet = no
She didn’t want to have more children.
The subordinate clauses are those formed by a main clause, a subordinate conjunction and a dependent clause.
Because: por que
We moved to another
city because my father
got a new job.
We moved to another city,
because of my fathers new job.
Assince: como, puesto que
As it your birthday, I'll lend you my bestclothes
Due to, owing to: debido a
In English there are different conjunctions and adverbs that indicate reason, purpose, result of something, time, contrast
As I was walking down the street, I saw
I’ll phone you when I know the answer
When / as = cuando my exboyfriend
While = mientras (que)
While I was watching TV, the telephonerang.
As soon as = tan
I’ll phone you as soon as I know the answer.
Until = hasta (que)
We were waiting until she arrived
"I hurried so as not to miss the bus."