1.) Although = Even though = Though = Even if + ประโยค
( even though /even if ใช้เน้นหนัก มากกว่าalthough ) " ถึงแม้นว่า "
เช่น Although he is stupid , he does his work well.
2.) However + adj / adv , + clause . " อย่างไรก็ตาม"
Ex. However hard she tries , , she never seems to succeed.
Ex. However active she is , she can't catch up with her friend.
3.) Despite / In spite of + N / Phrase / Ving , + clause . " ทั้งๆ ที่ "
Ex. In spite of / Despite his honesty , his boss did not rely on him .
4.) Because of / On account of / Due to / Owing to / Thanks to + N/ Phrase , + clause. " เนืองจาก"
Ex. Because of the heavy rain , the party has been cancelled.
5.) Because / Since + Clause , + Clause . " เพราะว่า"
Ex. Since it rained heavily , he didn't drive .
6.) Unless / If + Clause .( if....not ) " ถ้า....ไม่ , ถ้า "
Ex. We won't have a picnic unless the weather is good .
7.) - Active Voice People say that ...... " เล่ากันว่า"
- Passive Voice เป็น It is said that ......... เช่น It is said that the honesty is the best policy.
- Active Voice People believe that ......" เชื่อกันว่า"
- Passive Voice It is believed that .......
8.) No other + N เอกพจน์ + v + as .......as + S
เช่น No other car in Thailand is as beautiful as her car.
edit @ 26 Jun 2008 16:32:54 by Ajarn Thanchanok "english grammar"