Wednesday, July 29, 2020

CAE writing skill linking words - addition

Today we visit another set of linking words to pep up and bring a higher standard to your CAE writing paper.

CAE Writing: Linking Words


Choose the answer A or B that has the most appropriate level of formality for the sentence.
(solutions under exercise)

1) I overslept this morning. ........ , my car ran out of petrol on the way to work.
  A    Not only that
  B   Furthermore
2) The report is expected to be critical of the industry. ........, it is likely to recommend extensive changes to production.
  A    What's more
  B   Furthermore
3) The witness claims to have seen the suspect at the scene of the crime. ........, the police are in possession of video evidence of the man entering the building.
  A    Moreover
  B   As well as that
4) ........ the wonderful main meal we also had a delicious pudding.
  A    In addition to
  B   Besides
5) If you're going into town could you get me some shampoo? ........, we need some more bread.
  A    Also
  B   Furthermore
6) Payments to your account have fallen behind considerably. ........, on several occasions your credit limit has been exceeded.
  A    Moreover
  B   Besides this
7) It was a brilliant game. ........, we didn't have to pay to get in!
  A    What's more
  B   In addition
8) The meeting concluded without any agreement being reached. ........, several further issues arose.
  A    As well as that
  B   In addition

Solutions:  1A             2B             3A              4B              5A              6A              7A             8B

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