We can show a cause-and-effect relationship in many ways. The grammar of the sentence depends on th eparticular words and phrases used to express the causality.
Because, so, as, since — before a clause.
They banned his new design of bikes because they were faster.
Consequently, as a result — at the start of a sentence or after a semicolon.
….is very valuable. As a result, trying to eliminate loss actually destroys the main benefit of sports.
Result from, lead to, have an effect on — main verbs followed by prepositions.
A lot of the health problems athletes suffer result from incorrect administration of drugs.
a cause of, the impact of….on, a consequence of — noun phrases
The problem is that the impact of the technology is not restricted to current swimmers.
Complete the sentences with the correct word or phrase in the parentheses.
- As a result / Since / A cause of
Top sports players don’t eat or drink it, but we all see this advertising at th esports events. ____________, we think they do.
2. the impact of / consequently / an affect on
For example, fast-food sponsorship can have _______________ viewers, particularly younger people.
3. because / lead to / a cause of
In my country, we have a lot of problems with fighting at soccer games ____________ there is so much rivalry between fans.
4. as / consequence of / result from
Another _____________ this violence is that the general public stops going to these events.