Conectores de secuencia
FIRST – Primeramente
TO WHET YOUR APPETITE – para ir abriendo boca
TO BEGIN WITH – para ir empezando
SECONDLY – Lo segundo
WE ARE CONTINUING WITH – seguimos con
FOR THE ODER HAND – por el otro lado
NEXT – A continuación
LIKE LAST YEAR – Como el año pasado
FINALLY – Finalmente
Conectores de adición (addition)
ADD – y
I love tea and coffee.
I always eat fish and chips.
IN ADDITION – Además
I have the qualifications you require and, in addition, several years experience.
TOO – También/Tanto
I am hungry, and you are too / so are you.
You are too young to understand.
ALSO – También/además
If you call to me I will also call to you.
NOT ONLY … BUT ALSO – No solamemte … sino también
Hugo plays not only the guitar but also the violin.
Not only is Sally disappointed at her brother but also angry at his remarks.
NOT ONLY … BUT … AS WELL – No solo…sino…también
Javito y Lore not only enjoy, but love at each other as well.
BOTH … AND … – Tanto … como …
The politician desire both money and power.
Conectores de contraste
HOWEVER – Sin embargo
It’s a good idea. However, I don’t think we have the money to fund it.
WHILE – Mientras
I finished a book while watching TV.
ALTHOUGH – Aunque
I see her all the time, although I never speak to her.
BUT – Pero
I liked the book but I didn’t buy it.
NEVERTHELESS – Sin embargo
it was raining very much, nevertheless we went fishing.
STILL – Todavía
I can’t talk to him; He still haven’t arrived.
Expresan un fin, objetivo o propósito.
SO – Entonces / así que / tambien / tan o muy / sí
So, tell me what you think about my new dress! (entonces)
I’m hungry, so I’m going to eat. (así que)
I want to go to the holidays and so does my girlfriend. (también)
He was so tired that he can’t went to the party (tan o muy)
Does he like her? I think so. (sí)
Because – Porque
The baby was crying because he fell.