People in my office know me as a person who knows about computer because my background study.
When you use cause effect signals, you need to think about how each signal behaves with either a cause or an effect. Because ‘behaves’ as follows:
- because + cause sentence
- because of + cause noun
According to this pattern, the following are possible:
- People in my office know me as a person who knows about computer because I studied computer science.
- People in my office know me as a person who knows about computer because of my academic background.
When you’re reading, take a close look at what comes after a cause effect signal. It will be one of these:
- signal + cause noun
Prices rose due to an increase in demand.
- signal + cause sentence
Prices rose because demand increased.
- signal + effect noun
An increase in demand caused an increase in prices.
- signal + effect sentence
Demand increased. Consequently prices rose.
As usual I recommend reading, reading, and more reading as the best way to learn what to say or write after cause effect signals!