Using "though" at end of sentence

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Showing Contrast: using though at the end of a sentence:

Showing Contrast: using though at the end of a sentence

This presentation will give you some examples of:

This presentation will give you some examples of how Americans use though at the end of a sentence.

Using though for contrast::

Using though for contrast: When native speakers use “though” at the end of a sentence, it has a similar meaning to but . The only difference is its location in the sentence. But is usually in the middle of a sentence, and t hough is at the end. Both terms are used to show contrast .

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Larry lives and works in San Diego , but he has a vacation home in Mexico. Larry lives and works in San Diego . He has a vacation home in Mexico, though . ONE sentence with BUT in the middle. TWO sentences with THOUGH at the end of the second sentence.

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I’d love to visit Hawaii , but it’s so expensive! I’d love to visit Hawaii. It’s so expensive , though. ONE sentence with BUT in the middle. TWO sentences with THOUGH at the end of the second sentence.

Using though for contrast::

Using though for contrast: Listen to the following examples which use though at the end of the sentence. Intonation is really important here…because when Americans use though at the end, the intonation of the word though goes down . Consider these examples...

Examples: (Listen for intonation):

Examples: (Listen for intonation) 1. We got in a car accident. No one was hurt, though. 2. I studied the grammar. I still don’t understand it, though. 3. I like living in San Diego. It’s expensive, though. 4. The food we ordered was really spicy. It was good, though. 5. Gina loves animals. She doesn’t have any pets, though. 6. English is an important language to know. It’s tough to learn, though.

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Practice …

Look at these sentences using but. Try to say them out loud with though at the end. :

Look at these sentences using but . Try to say them out loud with though at the end. 1. She didn’t study very much for the test, but she got a high score. 2. I took some pain medication an hour ago, but I still have a headache. 3. The restaurant was really crowded, but we enjoyed our meal. 4. Tom has applied for many jobs, but he hasn’t gotten an interview yet.

Keep practicing this grammar! Also, listen to English outside the classroom and you’ll probably start to hear this structure!:

Keep practicing this grammar! Also, listen to English outside the classroom and you’ll probably start to hear this structure! English is tough. You can learn it, though!

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