English Vocabulary Exercises - Transitions - Exercise 3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. She was wearing only a T-shirt and shorts, _______________ the cold weather.
2. She is an excellent dancer. _______________, many people are unaware that she also has a beautiful singing voice.
3. Children need something to occupy their time; _______________, they get bored.
4. The students were well-prepared for the exam, _______________ their high scores.
5. Eating is a requirement for living; _______________, there must be mechanisms in the body and mind that make us hungry and interested in eating at regular intervals.
6. Despite its small size, a sparrow has 14 bones in its neck, _______________ a giraffe only has seven.
7. He does things quite slowly sometimes, but they are _______________ done very well.
8. She is a very hard worker; _______________, she is liked by everyone in the office.
9. She was thinking of buying a new car, but her friend convinced her to buy a used car ____________.
10. ____________ you may not know the formal rules of your own language, you know a lot about its grammar, and you can use that knowledge when studying a second language.
11. You cannot vote in a municipal election ____________ you are a resident of the area.
12. Attempting to commit suicide is no longer illegal; ____________, counselling suicide still remains a criminal act.
13. The planet Venus does not tilt as it goes around the Sun; ____________, it has no seasons.
14. If you ever need any help, give me a call, and ____________, if I need some assistance, I'll let you know.