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Essential Linking Words&Phrases 4 all Purposes



HOW TO....

ADD POINTS

In addition, Besides

What's more, On top of that (informal)

Furthermore, Moreover (formal)


LIST POINTS

First, First of all, To begin with, To start with

Secondly, After this/that

Thirdly, Finally, Lastly, Last but not least


EXPLAIN YOUR TOPIC SENTENCE

In other words,

In fact

This means that indeed

What I mean is (that)

That is to say

To put it another way

This is because


GIVE EXAMPLES

For example

For instance

Personally

Such as


GIVE RESULTS

As a result

In this way

Consequently

By doing this


START A CONCLUSION

To conclude

All in all

In conclusion

To sum up

On the whole

Taking everything into account

Taking all the above into consideration

All things considered


HOW TO....

SPEAK IN FAVOUR OF SOMETHING

sth is advantageous/ beneficial/ preferable/convenient/practical

has considerable advantages/ has a lot to offer

offers a wide range of/ various opportunities


SPEAK AGAINST SOMETHING

sth is dangerous/risky/not recommended

has a negative impact/effect/influence on

has (considerable) disadvantages/ drawbacks

entails/ involves a lot of risk

can be destructive/ detrimental/ harmful to

may have destructive consequences for

(parents) should discourage/ prevent/ forbid

(children) from doing sth

there should be a ban/ prohibition on

people should avoid (doing) sth

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