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Friday, 18 September 2020

UNIT V: FUNCTIONS


 EXPRESSING ADDITION & CONCESSION

love.43.gifCohesive Devices:
Expressions of Addition:
0035.gif In addition - Moreover - Also:
Loubna’s book is about gender and cultural dimensions of globalization. Moreover, it addresses the production and use of women’s magazines.
0035.gif As well as:
Moroccan rural women need education as well as health care.
I want to visit Andrew as well as Martin.
Invite Emlyn- and Simon as well.
0035.gif Along with:
Along with being busy with her professional career, Susan manages her family life.
0035.gif Not only ... ,but ... also/Not only … , ....as well. :
Women's magazines are not only criticised for being elitist, but also for focusing on urban issues.
Not only are women's magazines  criticised for being elitist, but also for focusing on urban issues.
He had a bad skiing accident last year; He not only broke his leg, but he sprained his wrist as well.
He had a bad skiing accident last year; not only did he break his leg, but he sprained his wrist as well.
NB: Note that when you begin with not only, you should invert auxiliary and subject if it is a modal auxiliary, if it is a verb then you should use “do/does/did” according to tense.
Expressions of Concession:
0035.gif Although - Though:
Although globalization has a positive impact on Spanish women's situation, there is still fear of losing local tradition.
0035.gif However - Yet:
Some women are illiterate. However, they benefit from pictures in magazines.
This is one possible solution to the problem. However, there are others.
0035.gif Despite - In spite of + noun/gerund (verb+-ing):
In spite of being illiterate, some women use the magazine's pictures as resources for dressmaking.
0035.gif Nevertheless/Nonetheless:
There are serious problems in our country. Nonetheless, we feel this is a good time to return.

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