При написании писем очень важны слова-связки (linking words). За них ставятся дополнительные 2 (два!!!) балла из 14. Цитирую: Критерий В1 — логика изложения и связность текста (наличие соединительных элементов в тексте). В этой рубрике и будем говорить о соединительных элементах.
Besides кроме того, более того (как слово-связка, используется, чтобы назвать еще одну, другую, более важную причину. Мы обычно ставим запятую до и после besides на письме:
I don’t think going for a walk is a good idea. It’s quite cold, and, besides, it’s getting late and we don’t want to be out in the dark.
I don’t want to go shopping. Besides, I haven’t got any money.
It’s too late to invite any more people. Besides, you know how Tim hates parties.
А вот самые простые предложения для отработки besides:
1. I don`t like Foreign Literature because our lessons are boring, besides I don`t like reading
2. I love my sister because she is funny, besides, she loves me.
3. I like our French lessons because they are interesting, besides, our teacher is the best.
4. I don`t want to go shopping because it`s far away, besides, it`s getting dark.
5. I will not eat the sandwich. It`s too early, besides, I am not hungry.
6. I don`t want to play outdoors. It`s cold, besides, it`s raining now.
7. Yesterday I fell off the bike and hit my leg. Besides, I had a terrible headache. So I didn`t go to the football training.
8. I love big dogs but I can`t keep them because I live in a small flat, besides, I am allergic to fur.
9. There were several trips during my summer holidays, besides, I had new acquaintances. So my summer was exciting.
10. People like to go to Bukovel in winter, besides, this place is fantastic in summer. So Bukovel is a very popular resort.
11. I spent my summer in the English camp. Besides, I communicated with native speakers. So I improved my knowledge of English.
12. I don`t want to go to the park because I`m tired, besides, I have to do my homework.
13. On my summer trip I swam in the sea a lot, besides, we had a swimming pool in our hotel. So we swam all the time.
14. Every day I type messages to my friends read e-books and search the Internet, besides, I play different computer games. So I use my computer a lot.
15. My mother cooked vegetable and meat dishes, besides, she baked a cake. So we had a delicious supper.
!6. I can ride a mountain bike well, besides, I love nature. So I can combine the pleasure with physical exercises.
17. We went on the bus excursion, besides, we had many fun activities outdoors. So it was a fascinating time.
18. I love English. I watch films in the original, besides, I do a lot of grammar exercises online. So I improve my knowledge of English.
19. I did all the homework, besides, I tidied up my room. So I could play computer games.
20. I planted all the flowers, besides, I helped my grandmother with a garden. So I could relax on a swing.
21. No, I can`t go to the cinema because it`s too late. Besides, I need to do my homework.
22. I like dogs because they are intelligent, besides, they are kind.