Viết theo cấu trúc ALTHOUGH = DESPITE/IN SPITE OF

Viết theo cấu trúc ALTHOUGH = DESPITE/IN SPITE OF

ALTHOUGH + S + V, + S + V
EVEN THOUGH
THOUGH
DESPITE + N , S + V
IN SPITE OF NOUN PHRASE
  V-ING          

Ví dụ:

Although he has a lot of money, he isn’t happy.

In spite of having a lot of money, he isn’t happy.

Lưu ý:

  • Khi sử dụng although/ even though/ though sẽ không dùng BUT.
  • Khi sử dụng despite/ in spite of mà chủ ngữ hai mệnh đề không giống nhau thì sau despite/ in spite of thường dùng tính từ sở hữu my, his, her, their, our… hoặc sở hữu cách Tom’s…

Bài tập:

  1. Although it rained we went to school.

Despite the rain, we went to school.
  1. In spite of his work hard, he failed the exam.

Although he worked hard, he failed the exam.
  1. They have tried to call him many times, but he didn’t answer.

Although they have tried to call him many times, he didn’t answer.
  1. Although she was very old, she was very graceful indeed.

In spite of her old age, she was very graceful indeed.
  1. Although his leg was broken, he managed to get out of the car.

Despite his broken leg, he managed to get out of the car.
  1. Although the company offered many promotions; they could not sell many products.

Despite offering many promotions, the company could not sell many products.
  1. Despite her poor performance, her fans cheered up.

Although she performed poorly, her fans cheered up.
  1. Small fishing boats continued to sail out though the coastguard had warned them not to do so.

Despite the coastguard’s warning, small fishing boats continued to sail out.
  1. Although he is old, he often plays tennis.

In spite of his age, he often plays tennis.
  1. Although she behaved badly, her mother forgave her.

Despite her bad behaviour, her mother forgave her.