or Even Though?"
to give a reason:
was tired. She rested.
she was tired, she rested.
rested because she was tired.
though to show an unexpected result:
She was tired. She did not rest.
though she was tired, she didn't rest.
didn't rest even though she was tired.
Write BECAUSE or EVEN THOUGH in the blanks
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BECAUSE it was
sunny at the beach, everyone put on their sunglasses.
EVEN THOUGH it
was dark outside, Brad Pitt put on some sunglasses. He's a star, you know!
BECAUSE Abby enjoys
horses, she's learning how to ride. She wants her own horse someday.
EVEN THOUGH Keanu
Reeves is afraid of horses, he's learning how to ride for his next film.
BECAUSE Fred Astaire
loved to dance, he made dancing movies. He was a great dancer.
EVEN THOUGH Sandra
Bullock couldn't dance well, she went out dancing with her friends.
EVEN THOUGH Leonardo
Da Vinci is commonly thought of as a painter, he was also an inventor.
enjoyed creating, he made a lot of paintings, sculptures and drawings.
EVEN THOUGH Nicole and
Tom were married for 10 years, they weren't together very often.
Johnny Depp needs a haircut
BECAUSE his hair is too long.
Jennifer Aniston got a haircut
EVEN THOUGH she didn't really need one.
Julia Roberts gave a speech
BECAUSE she won an award at the Oscars.
She gave a silly, giggly speech
EVEN THOUGH she is usually an intelligent actor.
She was giggly BECAUSE
she was excited and nervous.
Demi shaved her head bald for
a movie EVEN THOUGH she didn't really want to.
She shaved BECAUSE she
knew that it would make a powerful scene in the film.
The director of "Gladiator"
wasn't happy EVEN THOUGH the film won 5 Oscar Awards.
Ridley Scott was upset BECAUSE
he didn't win an Oscar too!
In summary, when we are giving
a reason, we use BECAUSE.
When we are talking about unexpected
results, we use EVEN THOUGH.
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