小測驗 — 連接詞的用法(一)

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在英語口語會話和書面寫作中,使用正確的連接詞 「linkers」 可以使句與句之間的邏輯關係清晰明了。連接詞的種類多樣,有一些用來表示對照,有一些則表示因果關係或用來引出附加信息。常見的表對照的連接詞有 「nevertheless」 儘管如此,仍然、「conversely」 相反地、「however」 然而;表因果關係的連接詞有 「consequently」 因此、「therefore」 所以、因而等;用來引出附加信息的連接詞有 「subsequently」 之後,隨後、「additionally」 另外、「besides」 此外、「moreover」 再者等。做八道題,測一測你對英語連接詞的掌握程度。

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.