lunes, 12 de octubre de 2015

Composition: Examples of Complex GRAMMAR STRUCTURES AND LINKING WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS you should be using


    Composition: Examples of Complex GRAMMAR STRUCTURES you should be using:
Here are some examples of important structures which should be used:

Participle phrases and gerunds up front:

"Reducing the retirement age would create significant difficulties for pension funds."
"Having been bullied at school, I know how psychologically damaging this can be."

Passives

"It is often forgotten that ..................."
"............. is considered to be ............."
".......has been linked with ........"
"The conlusion to be drawn is that ............."
    SOME USEFUL PHRASES FOR ESSAY WRITING

Presenting two advantages or disadvantages together:

  • not only ... but ... also
  • not only ... but also

Presenting two opposing views:

  • on the one hand, on the other hand

Expressing Contrast:

  • nevertheless
  • even so
  • even though
  • however
  • in spite of
  • despite
  • but
  • although

Expressing results:

  • because of this
  • therefore
  • thus
  • as a result
  • for this reason
  • consequently

Giving examples:

  • such as
  • like
  • for example
  • for instance

Expressing the opinion of someone else:

  • some people say
  • some people say that
  • many people say
  • many people say that
  • people often say
  • it is said
  • it is said that
  • according to