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Touchstone 2nd Edition Language summary Level 1

Unit 5 Lesson D: Technology addicts


Vocabulary
Linking words
and (conj)
but (conj)

Technology
computer / video games (n)
website (n)
call (v)
go online (v)
log on / onto (v)
send email (v)
take photos (v)

Writing
Linking ideas with and and but
and

You can use and to link words or sentences with similar information or ideas:

I want a computer. I need some advice.

I want a new computer, and I need some advice.

Remember to erase the period and write a comma when you link two sentences with similar
ideas.

You can also use and to link sentences with additional information (to link nouns):

I have a smart phone. I have a desktop.

I have a smart phone and a desktop.

Cambridge University Press 2014 Unit 5, Lesson D, Page 1


Touchstone 2nd Edition Language summary Level 1
but

You can use but to link sentences with different information or ideas:

I have a smart phone, and a desktop. I need something for class.

I have a smart phone and a desktop, but I need something for class.

Remember to erase the period and write a comma when you link two sentences with but.

Cambridge University Press 2014 Unit 5, Lesson D, Page 2