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.
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.