Using Although, In spite of, Despite
Using Although in English;
Although + Subject + Verb
- Although he is handicapped, he has been able to perpetuate his daily life.
- Although teachers give a lot of advice, students don’t always take it.
- Although I am tired, I don’t want to sleep.
- Although the weather was cold, we decided not to wear our jackets.
Using In spite of in English;
In spite of + Noun/pronoun
In spite of + verb –ing
- In spite of being a millionaire, he lives in a very small ﬂat.
- In spite of being insulted, he managed to keep his temper.
- She failed the test in spite of studying hard.
- We had a great time in spite of the rain.
- In spite of her resolve, she responded.
Using Despite in English;
Despite + Noun/pronoun
Despite + verb –ing
- I cannot help liking him despite his many faults.
- Despite the sunshine, the snow has not yet melted.
- The Church would be the first to say it despite what I have been.
- I enjoyed the movie despite having a headache.
- She is not attractive, despite her beauty.