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小测验 — 连接词的用法(一)

在英语口语会话和书面写作中,使用正确的连接词 “linkers” 可以使句与句之间的逻辑关系清晰明了。连接词的种类多样,有一些用来表示对照,有一些则表示因果关系或用来引出附加信息。常见的表对照的连接词有 “nevertheless” 尽管如此,仍然、“conversely” 相反地、“however” 然而;表因果关系的连接词有 “consequently” 因此、“therefore” 所以、因而等;用来引出附加信息的连接词有 “subsequently” 之后,随后、“additionally” 另外、“besides” 此外、“moreover” 再者等。做八道题,测一测你对英语连接词的掌握程度。

1. South Africa has vast amounts of natural countryside. _______, it is the home of a large number of wild animals.

a) Consequently

b) However

c) Subsequently

d) Besides

2. The police arrested the suspects. _______, the judge found them guilty.

a) Still

b) Conversely

c) Subsequently

d) Additionally

3. The new leisure centre is a lot cheaper than the old one. _______, the facilities are not as good.

a) Nevertheless

b) Additionally

c) Furthermore

d) Therefore

4. The weather was absolutely terrible. _______, they still went camping.

a) Therefore

b) However

c) Subsequently

d) Additionally

5. The price of housing has increased dramatically. _______, so has the price of gas and electricity.

a) Conversely

b) Conclusively

c) Furthermore

d) Nevertheless

6. When they are powerful, tornadoes often destroy buildings and houses. _______ they injure and kill people.

a) Still

b) However

c) Conversely

d) Moreover

7. _______ Artificial Intelligence, this is one of the major new breakthroughs in computer science.

a) Therefore

b) Additionally

c) Besides

d) However

8. I have a degree in modern languages. _______, I am fluent in French, German and Spanish.

a) However

b) Nevertheless

c) Besides

d) Therefore

答案

1) a, 2) c, 3) d, 4) b, 5) c, 6) d, 7) c, 8) d.