Connectives

Steve Jacob
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Steve Jacob
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Using better connectives in your essay for example instead of "and" use "in addition" this will impress examiners.

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Connectives
1 Adding information
1.1 And
1.2 Also
1.3 As well as
1.4 Moreover
1.5 Furthermore
1.6 In addition
1.7 Likewise
1.8 In a similar way
1.9 Similarly
2 Opposition
2.1 However
2.2 Nevertheless
2.3 On the other hand
2.4 In contrast
2.5 Though
2.6 Alternatively
2.7 Although
2.8 Whereas
2.9 But
2.10 Otherwise
3 Reinforcing
3.1 Besides
3.2 Anyway
3.3 After all
3.4 Significantly
4 Exemplification
4.1 For example
4.2 Such as
4.3 In other words
5 Listing
5.1 First(ly) ...
5.2 Second(ly)
5.3 First of all
5.4 Finally
5.5 Lastly
5.6 To begin with
5.7 Next
5.8 To conclude
6 Result
6.1 Because
6.2 So
6.3 Therefore
6.4 Consequently
6.5 As a result
6.6 Then
7 Timing
7.1 Past timing
7.1.1 At first
7.1.2 Before
7.1.3 In the beginning
7.1.4 Until then
7.2 Current timing
7.2.1 At that moment
7.3 Future timing
7.3.1 In the end
7.3.2 Finally
7.3.3 Eventually
8 Restriction
8.1 Unless
8.2 Only if
8.3 Except (for)
8.4 If
8.5 As long as
9 Comparison
9.1 Equally
9.2 Likewise
9.3 Similarly
9.4 As with
9.5 Like
10 Cause and effect
10.1 Therefore
10.2 Consequently
10.3 for
10.4 so that
10.5 as a result
11 Persuasion
11.1 Of course
11.2 Clearly
11.3 Evidently
11.4 Surely
11.5 Certainly
12 Explaining further on
12.1 Although
12.2 However
12.3 Unless
12.4 Except
12.5 Apart from
12.6 If
12.7 As long as
12.8 Such as
12.9 In other words
13 Opinion and interpretation
13.1 it appears
13.2 possibly
13.3 obviously
13.4 it would seem
13.5 it seems likely
13.6 one might consider
14 Summarising
14.1 Therefore
14.2 So
14.3 In conclusion
14.4 Finally
14.5 As a result
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