# How to use 尽管

Today we will learn how to use the conjunction word 尽管。

### Language points

The conjunction “尽管although” is usually used in the first clause of a complex sentence to state a fact, often coordinating with words indicating transition such as 但是／可是／却／还是 in the second clause, which introduces the result that won’t occur under normal circumstances. For example:

### Dialogue 3

 孙月和王静在看王静上大学时的照片。王静看到照片想起了以前快乐的日子，她好像重新回到了校园。尽管已经毕业很多年了，王静和照片中的同学还经常联系。孙月上大学时最好的朋友毕业后去了南方，她们已经好久没有联系了。孙月打算一会儿就给那个朋友打个电话。