English Vocabulary Exercises - Transitions - Exercise 7

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. My neighbours are sometimes very noisy, but we get along quite well _______________.
2. The children played football all afternoon, _______________ the rain and wind.
3. Your progress in English depends on how hard you work. _______________, if you live in the culture of your target language, you will learn even more quickly.
4. In the Marxist view, we must eat in order to survive; _______________, the first activity of our species must be economic.
5. One difference between frogs and toads is that frogs move about by jumping, _______________ toads can actually walk.
6. Hurry up; _______________, you'll be late.
7. Everyone assumed that she was pregnant, but __________, she was just overweight.
8. __________ there are several major car rental agencies in Libreville, the capital city of Gabon, rates are said to be incredibly expensive.
9. Dwayne was too short to play basketball professionally, so he went into coaching __________.
10. __________ we can stop these extraterrestrials in time, the future of our region of the universe may be in serious danger.
11. __________ in Montreal or Toronto, where winters are generally very cold, Vancouver's winters are actually quite mild.
12. The steak I ordered for dinner was superb. __________, the chicken my wife had was excellent.