Question 13: Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions. Question 11. It is estimated by some linguists that this total is actually in the region of around 1.8 billion, due to the English language being taught in many Asian schools, _________ being something of a lingual Francesca of the world.
Knowledge of conjunctions
Consider the answers:
A. because of N/Ving= due to+ N/Ving= On the account of+ N/Ving= because+ clause: because.
B. so as to V= in order to V= to V= in order that/so that+ clause: for what purpose (indicating purpose)
C. as well as + Ving: as well as
D. as long as = provided/providing that: as long as
According to some linguists’ estimates, this total is actually in the range of 1.8 billion, due to the English language being taught in many Asian schools, as well as being the lingua franca of the world.