Showing cause and result
They had to put off the exam because the teacher was ill.
There was an awful traffic jam because it was snowing.
Since/As the teacher was ill, they had to put off the exam.
- Since, as (Como, puesto que)
(Followed by a noun)
- Due to/ Because of/ Owing to (debido a, a causa de)
There was an awful traffic jam because of the snow.
He couldn´t go on holiday last summer due to his brother´s illness.
The company is expanding so they will need staff.
The company is expanding abroad, therefore/consequently he will have to travel quite often.
- Therefore/ Consequently (asi pues, como consecuencia)
As a result of his excellent marks, he has been given a prize.
- As a result (como resultado)