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Your information are false.


information is uncountable and must take a singular verb
You do not use an in front of information. (X) You do not talk about informations. (X) - use piece of information - give people information. -tell people information (X) information about I would like some information about trains. I have no information on that.
Reference: Grammar Guide For Teachers
English Unit, 1996

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plumber queue

restaurant
audience overweight

Group Activity
Synthesise the sentences using although

THE USE OF ALTHOUGH

Objectives

To

be able to combine two sentences using although To avoid transfer errors


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Example 1
(1)We tried our best.(2)We lost the game ALTHOUGH Although we tried our best, we lost the game. We lost the game although we tried our best.

Example 2 (1)Lim Ah Seng refused to reveal the name of his accomplice to the police. (2)The police tortured him.
(accomplice (n) a person who helps another to commit a crime or to do something wrong) (accomplish (v) to succeed in doing or completing something

Although the police tortured Lim Ah Seng, he refused to reveal the name of his accomplice. Lim Ah Seng refused to reveal the name of his accomplice to the police although he was tortured.
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Example 3

The thief is strong and has a gun. He is not a hero. The thief is not a hero although he is strong and has a gun.
The

thief is not a hero although X the thief is strong and he has a gun. Although the thief is strong and has a gun, he is not a hero
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Auction Time Group Activity

Sentence 1
Although

Yuri is thin, he is very

strong.

Sentence 2
Although

Ali did not call for the plumber, the pipe was leaking

Although

the pipe was leaking, Ali did not call for the plumber.

Plumber a person whose job is to fit and repair water-pipes, water-tanks

Sentence 3
Although

I arrived early, but there was already a long queue at the restaurant.

Although

I arrived early, there was already a long queue at the restaurant.

When a sentence begins with although, you do not use but or yet to introduce the main part. Restaurant a public place where meals can be bought and eaten

Sentence 4
Janice

visits me regularly although she is

busy.

Sentence 5
Although

the audience could hear Susan, she spoke softly. Susan spoke softly, the audience could hear her.

Although

Audience a group of people who have gathered to hear or watch

Sentence 6
My

best friend can run fast although he is short and overweight.

Overweight heavier than is usual or allowed

Sentence 7
Although Although

Sam was full, Sam kept on eating. X Sam was full, he kept on eating.

Sentence 8
Although

it was a beautiful sunny day, I stay at home and watched television

Although

it was a beautiful sunny day, I stayed at home and watched television

Points to note:

The combined sentence should not include a BUT (e.g.: Although the police tortured him, but he did not confess). The contrast should make sense ( it does not make sense to say : The thief is strong even though he is not a hero).
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Points to note:

5. The linking word (Although) need not come at the beginning of the sentence. 6. Pronouns should be used once the reference is clear. 7. Must look out for punctuation. Very Important points to remember : Must write legibly Must not make transfer errors
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Additional Information:

Although can be replaced with : In spite of /In spite of the fact that Even if Yet Nevertheless But Although / Though Though is less formal

We can use in spite of + ing with a similar meaning to although. In spite of playing with ten men, we won the game easily. (= Although we played with ten men) In spite of the fact that we played with ten men, we won the game easily.

Despite means the same as in spite of. You do not use of after despite.

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Basic grammar games using conjunctions Grammar Basic skill practice Games
Conjunctions 1
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Reference: Grammar Guide For Teachers
211996 English Unit,