em 17 de Agosto de 2019
Although and even though
Both are conjunctions and have the same meaning. We use the following structure:
Although and a clause.
Although there has been a lot of rain recently, the area is still dry.Dry area
Even though and a clause
Even though I was late I still got a seat.
Despite and in spite of
These are also prepositions. They have the same meaning. We use the following structure:
Despite and noun
Despite the cold he was wearing shorts and a t-shirt.
Despite and verb + ing
Despite feeling sick, I still enjoyed my holiday.
The structure for ‘in spite’ is similar.
In spite of + a noun
In spite of the noise I fell asleep quickly.
In spite of + a verb + -ing
In spite of being rich, he wasn’t happy.