Addition: using ‘also’

Here is some more information on this linking word. Note the use of punctuation. Linking word: Also Meaning: As well as; plus  Common use 1: Connects between sentences Grammar: Complete clause. Pronoun + linking word + rest of complete clause Example: Many hospitals try to raise money privately. They also receive government subsidies. Common error: … Read more

Addition: using ‘Moreover’

Here is some more information on this linking word. Note the use of punctuation. Linking word: Moreover Meaning: As well as; plus  (The second point is considered stronger than the first) Common use 1: Connects between sentences Grammar: Complete clause. Linking word + comma + complete clause Example: Smoking is expensive. Moreover, it is harmful … Read more

Addition: Using ‘Furthermore’

Here is some more information on this linking word. Note the use of punctuation. Linking word: Furthermore Meaning: As well as; plus (formal) Common use 1: Connects between sentences Grammar: Complete clause. Linking word + comma + complete clause Example: Many hospitals try to raise money privately. Furthermore, they receive government subsidies. Common error: Many … Read more

Addition: using ‘in addition’

Here is some more information on this linking word. Note the use of punctuation. Linking word: In addition Meaning: As well as; plus Common use 1: Connects between sentences Grammar: Complete clause. Linking word + comma + complete clause Example: Many hospitals try to raise money privately. In addition, they receive government subsidies. Common error: … Read more

Addition: using ‘in addition to’

Here is some more information on this linking word. Note the use of punctuation. Linking word: In addition to Meaning: As well as; plus Common use 1: At the beginning of a sentence Grammar: Linking word + noun phrase + comma + complete clause Example: In addition to receiving government subsidies, many hospitals try to … Read more

Video: Types of linking words

Narration: Linking words. Linking words are very important in academic writing. In the sentence The government should be responsible for health and education, the ideas of health and education are linked with the word and. In this sentence A lot of money is spent on defence but not enough is spent on healthcare the two … Read more

Summary of this lesson

In this lesson you should have learned… the uses and structures of linking words for addition the uses and structures of linking words for cause and effect the uses and structures of linking words for comparison and contrast the uses and structures of linking words for giving examples the uses and structures of linking words … Read more

Aims of this lesson

By the end of this lesson, you will know: the uses and structures of linking words for addition the uses and structures of linking words for cause and effect the uses and structures of linking words for comparison and contrast the uses and structures of linking words for giving examples the uses and structures of … Read more

Essential vocabulary for this lesson

To complete this lesson, you will need to know the following vocabulary. When you are sure you know all the words, continue to the next page. ADDITION CAUSE EFFECT SEQUENCE COMPARISON CONTRAST CONCESSION EXEMPLARY STRESSFUL SUBSIDY RAISE MONEY ROLE MODEL

Making uncountable nouns countable

As you should know by now, nouns can be split into two different groups – countable and uncountable. Countable nouns, as the name suggests, can be counted. For example, you can have 1 pen or 2 pens, a car or some or a lot of cars. However, uncountable nouns cannot be counted. For example, you … Read more