Grammar Builder Exercise – Describing Advantages of a Trend
Exercise: For each of the following grammatical structures, think of another sentence which aligns with the stated topic.
Structure #1: … positively affects/ impacts/ influences … .
For example: Cycling to work positively affects employees’ mental, physical health and the natural environment.
Topic: Benefits of taking a gap year before going to university
Structure #2: … is one of the benefits/ strengths/ pros/ advantages/ positive outcomes of … .
For example: Cleaner oceans are one of the benefits of reduced single-use plastic consumption.
Topic: Benefits of reading books frequently
Structure #3: When … happens/ increases/ develops, … can benefit from … .
For example: When international tourism increases, local businesses can benefit from a higher number of customers and greater brand awareness.
Topic: Benefits of doing charity
Structure #4: As a result of/ Because of/ Due to/ Thanks to …, … improves/ grows/ enhances.
For example: Thanks to the pandemic and the consequential work-from-home situation, family relationships improve in many countries.
Topic: Benefits of showing gratitude in the workplace
Structure #5: In addition to …, … also creates/ leads to/ produces … .
For example: In addition to reducing stress among kids, a homework-free educational environment at primary schools also creates a huge amount of time for outdoor activities.
Topic: Benefits of allowing kids to watch television
Do you have other structures to describe advantages of a trend or want to share your sentences from the exercise above? Please leave a comment!