..are an absolute must in essay writing. Let's take a look at some of the most common ones and place them in their appropriate place.
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1. Use one of the words to complete the sentences.
besides furthermore also moreover in addition as well as
Their team has got the best players. _____________, their coach is fantastic.
Anna is talented at music ____________ art.
In London we saw the Queen’s palace. ______________, we visited the British Museum.
When I was young, I wanted to become a doctor. I ________ wanted to be famous.
The service at this restaurant is excellent. ______________, the food is delicious.
Roger works very hard to help his parents. _________________, he’s also a good student.
I’m keen on Ice cream _______________ chocolate.
2. Use one of the words in the box to complete the sentences.
however nevertheless on the other hand although whereas in contrast
Their team has got the best players. ______________, they lost the last game.
Lorena seems to be quite clever. ________________, she often gets low marks.
Jordi is a careful driver. _________________, he has had several accidents.
________________ Jordi is a careful driver, he has had several accidents.
I’d love to come. __________________, I really haven’t got time.
________________ they get on very well, they are not best friends.
Tina gets good grades because she works hard ______________ Kate is simply lazy.
Tina gets good grades because she works hard. Kate, ________________, is very lazy.
Tina is very hard-working. Kate, ____________________, is lazy.
3. Use one of the words in the box to complete the sentences.
therefore consequently as a result
Chris did not revise before the test. __________________, he got a poor grade.
Lena works very hard at school. __________________, she is one of the best students.
I forgot to bring my homework again. ________________, I had to stay behind after school.