Monday, 12 January 2015

IELTS Reading - Discursive passages

Some words in the reading passage help explain how ideas are connected together.

To add more information or to clarify a point: moreover, furthermore, indeed, in addition, similarly, in fact

To present the opposite view: although, though, despite, in spite of, nonetheless, whilst

To give an example: such as, for instance, to illustrate this

To draw a conclusion: therefore, consequently, thus, as a result, hence

The Official Cambridge Guide to IELTS for Academic and General Training p.64

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