Linking words 'although', 'so' and 'because' are used in compound sentences. These words help us explain our ideas in a logical and clear way and thus help our listeners/readers understand what we say more easily.
- I'd like to visit Milan because I have several friends there.
- Dave took a taxi so he'd get home more quickly.
- Mysteriously, music started playing, although there were no musicians in sight.
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Can you choose the correct word?
- Alex decided to go to the party, _______ Lindsay told him not to.
- Rick hated studying English ________ he didn't like his teacher.
- The journey was fairly easy ________ the roads were empty.
- Jo will be coming tonight, ________ I'm not sure when she'll arrive.