小測驗 — 連接詞的用法(二)

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不論是在口語交流時,還是在書面寫作中,連接詞 「linkers」 無處不在。掌握連接詞的用法可以幫你在寫作和交流時更好地組織語言,並使行文或表達更流暢、邏輯聯繫更緊密。常見的連接詞有 「simultaneously、similarly、meanwhile、essentially、as a matter of fact」。在這些詞語中,哪些可以用來說明事情發生的時間和持續的時長相同?哪些可以在句子中起到強調特定信息的作用?哪個詞可用來比較不同事物之間的共同點?做八道題,測一測你對英語中連接詞的理解程度。

1. _______ he wasn’t interested in computer science, but then changed his mind when he studied it at school.

a) Simultaneously

b) Similarly

c) Initially

d) Inevitably

2. The two football matches were shown _______ on two screens.

a) simultaneously

b) essentially

c) similarly

d) meanwhile

3. Although she played a few live shows, _______ she was a film music composer.

a) similarly

b) meanwhile

c) inevitably

d) essentially

4. Some say when a country’s economy is failing, this _______ leads to a rise in crime rates.

a) simultaneously

b) inevitably

c) meanwhile

d) initially

5. The cost of living in a small town is much cheaper than a big city, but wages are _______ lower.

a) initially

b) meanwhile

c) afterwards

d) correspondingly

6. The high school students were _______ dressed in their uniforms.

a) similarly

b) meanwhile

c) initially

d) afterwards

7. A: Have you seen Carlos lately?
B: _______ I had lunch with him yesterday.

a) Correspondingly

b) As a matter of fact

c) Simultaneously

d) Inevitably

8. Bo is starting a new job with an accountancy firm next month. _______ she is having a holiday in Dubai.

a) As a matter of fact

b) Essentially

c) Correspondingly

d) Meanwhile

答案

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