Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: discourse marker

Definitions: We use although to compare statements that disagree with each other.

Examples: (discourse marker) Average yearly temperatures are increasing, although this winter has been very cold. (discourse marker) Although this winter has been very cold, average yearly temperatures are increasing.

Synonyms: discourse markers: even though, while.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 20 A