Time sequencers, Listing points, Adding information /emphasising points, Giving examples, Reasons, causes and results

Time sequencers

before, after, after a while, eventually, later, then, finally, as soon as, at first, at last, when, while.

Examples

– I immediately phoned the police. While I was waiting for them to arrive, I watched the house.
At first, no one got out of the car, but after a while the driver’s door opened.
– And then I finally found what I was looking for.

Listing points

first, firstly, first of all, to begin with, secondly, thirdly, finally.

Examples

– Our holiday was spoiled, firstly because the hotel was uncomfortable and secondly because the weather was bad.

Adding information/emphasising points

as well as (that), in addition (to), moreover, furthermore, not only … (but also) …, what’s more, on top of that, to make matters worse, in fact, as a matter of fact.

Examples

– The hotel was miles from the beach. On top of that, the view from our bedroom window was terrible.
Not only was the hotel miles from the beach, but the view from our bedroom window was terrible too!
In fact, everyone is different when it comes to personal taste.

Time sequencers, Listing points, Adding information/emphasising points, Giving examples, Reasons, causes and results

Giving examples

for example, for instance, such as.

Examples

– I like pop groups such as The Backstreet Boys.
– My town has a lot of things for young people to do. For example, there are three cinemas.

Reasons, causes and results

as a results, because, because of (this), so, therefore.

Examples

– I have visited Britain several times and, as a result, my English is quite good.
– By the end of the day, you haven’t managed to find anything that you like. So, you go home frustrated.


Time sequencers, Listing points, Adding information /emphasising points, Giving examples, Reasons, causes and results publicat: 2018-05-30T19:05:39+00:00, actualizat: 2018-05-30T19:16:37+00:00 by Colegiu.info