adverb clauses 状语从句(4)
1， Expressing contrast (Unexpected Result): Using Even Though
Because the weather was cold, I didn`t go swimming.
----Because is used to express expected results.
Even though the weather was cold, I went swimming.
-----Even though is used to express unexpected results.
2,Showing Direct Contrast: While
Mary is rich, While John is poor.
While John is poor, Mary is rich.
-----While is used to show direct contrast: "this" is exactly the opposite of "that".
Note: Whereas (in formal written English)