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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