Nobody was late except me.
He’s composition is good，except for some spelling mistakes.
She was all alone in the world except for an old aunt.
Anna felt disappointed when she found out they had gone swimming without her. (without=except)
Lion Head Hill is not worth seeing except for its old temples.
Among other things，we are interested in drawing.
原状because of，owing to，due to 表语形容词
例：Owing to our joint efforts， the task was fulfilled ahead of schedule.
注：Owing to 和because of 都做原因状语，而due to 只能做表语形容词。所以此句。owing to 的介词短语做原因状语。
AII our achievements are due to the correct leadership of our Party.
咱们的全部成果都归功于党。(due to 做表语形容词)
例：The road is under repair now.