BASED ON THE CRITERIA OF BUT, SO, AND AMONG OTHERS …


* ADVANCED LINKING WORDS *

BASED ON THE CRITERIA OF BUT, SO, AND AMONG OTHERS …

BUT SO AND
(Contrast ) ( Conclusion/ Consequence ) ( Addition )

Although Therefore In addition to that
Though Because of that And also
However Above all Moreover
Nevertheless For instance Furthermore
In spite of Added to this
Despite of the fact that
Besides that
On the other hand

I-) NEITHER … NOR –
( LINKING 2 NEGATIVE SENTENCES )

I don´t like soap opera. My father doesn´t like soap opera.

* Neither my mother nor my father like soap opera .

II-) EITHER … OR – ( GIVING OPTIONS )

We can go to the movies tonight.We can go to a bar tonight .

* We can either go to the movies or to a bar tonight.

III-) NOT ONLY …..BUT ALSO

( LINKING 2 SIMILAR IDEAS IN THE SENSE OF ADDING INFORMATION )

My father is a nice man . My father likes cars.

* My father is not only a nice man but also likes cars.

IV-) BOTH….AND

( LINKING 1 PIECE OF INFORMATION ABOUT 2 THINGS/ PEOPLE )

My boss likes computers.
My best friends likes computers.

* Both my boss and my best friend like computers.

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LINKING WORDS

EXAMPLES GIVEN :

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1-) ( BUT – CONTRAST )

E.G. She likes surfing but she never goes to the beach .

Possible rewriting:

She likes surfing , although she never goes to the beach.

Although she likes surfing, she never goes to the beach.

She likes surfing, she never goes to the beach, though.

She likes surfing, in spite of , she never goes to the beach.

Despite of the fact she likes surfing, she never goes to the
beach.

She likes surfing, however , she never goes to the beach.

She likes surfing, on the other hand , she never goes to
the beach.

She likes surfing, besides that , she never goes to the
beach.

She likes surfing, nevertheless , she never goes to the
beach.

2-) ( SO – CONCLUSION / CONSEQUENCE )

E.G. She doesn´t like surfing, SO she never goes to the beach. .

Possible rewriting:

She doesn´t like surfing, THEREFORE, she never goes to the beach. .

She doesn´t like surfing, BECAUSE OF THAT, she never goes to the beach. .

She doesn´t like surfing, ABOVE ALL, she never goes to the beach. .

She doesn´t like surfing, FOR INSTANCE, she never goes to the beach. .

3-) ( AND – ADDING INFORMATION )

E.G. She doesn´t like surfing AND she never goes to the
beach. .

Possible rewriting:

She doesn´t like surfing AND she ALSO never goes to the
beach. .

She doesn´t like surfing, IN ADDITION TO THAT , she never goes to the beach. .

She doesn´t like surfing , MOREOVER, she never goes to the beach. .

She doesn´t like surfing , FURTHERMORE , she never goes to the beach. .

She doesn´t like surfing , ADDED TO THIS , she never goes to the beach. .

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