6.2 Other connecting words that work like if and when
There are several more ways of joining two or more clauses together to make longer sentences. Some of these connecting words are because, although or even though, and while.
Because is used to indicate the reason for whatever is stated in the other half of the clause.
Although, even though and while are all used to express a contradiction between the two joined clauses.
As, because, although and even though all behave in the same way in that they are attached to a clause which is joined to another clause. They can be used at the beginning of the sentence or in the middle but the statement they are attached to must follow immediately after them.
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