viernes, 7 de noviembre de 2014

List of Connectors and expressions: DEVELOPING WRTING SKILLS

WRITING: Here you can find a List of Connectors and Linking words and expressions to be used in your compositions, essays, reports, papers, exams, etc.


listing
firstly, secondly ...
to begin / start with ..., to conclude with
in the first place, in the second place
next , then , finally, last(ly)
to conclude ...
last but not least ...
to summarise , to sum up
adding
also, too, then
furthermore ...
moreover ...
in addition to that ...
above all ......
what is more ...
additionally
comparing
equally, likewise, similarly, in the same / a different way
compared to / with, in comparison with
as ... as , both ... and ...
you can´t compare it with ...
concluding
all in all...  /  in conclusion ...
to sum up ...
I draw the conclusion / arrive at the conclusion that ...
I conclude ...
consequently ..
exemplifying
for example (e.g.), for instance
that is (i.e.)
that is to say
... such as ...
namely ...
result
consequently
hence
therefore
thus
as a result
because of that ...-
that´s why ...
reformulating
 to put it another way
in other words
alternative
on the one hand... , on the other hand ...
contrasting
on the contrary
in contrast to that
but , yet, however
nevertheless ...
whereas ..., while ...
neither .... nor ...
on the one hand ..., on the other hand ...
concession
besides, however, still, though,
in spite of that, despite that
admittedly
if , unless

Giving one´s own opinion
In my view; To my mind, In my opinion, As I see it,
I think that , I believe that , I have come to the conclusion that,
I would not say that ..., Therefore I cannot agree with ...,
I am doubtful whether / certain that ...
According to the text ...
It seems to me that ...
Another argument is that ...
As far as I am concerned, ....
One reason is that ...
I would say that ...
As we have seen, ...
As we know from ...., ...
For all these reasons I would support the view that ...
As a result ...
In short ...
With regard to ...
It is for this reason that I think ...
I am convinced that ...
I feel that ...