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SENTENCE CONNECTORS

SIMPLE ADDITION

* In addition to
In addition to extra listening you can also take some
fluency classes.
* Also

* Furthermore / The movie was very bad. Furthermore / Moreover


Moreover the end was terrible.

EMPHATIC ADDITION

* What is more I had a terrible day: I missed the hour, arrived late at
work and what is more my boss was a real pain in the neck.

* Besides Besides having a car, George has a motorcycle too.

* As well We have met his brother and his father as well.

* In fact / Actually A: Did you understand the grammar ?


As a matter of fact B: In fact / Actually / As a matter of fact I didn’t
understand anything.

ALTERNATIVE CONNECTOR

* On the other hand She couldn’t arrive in time for the meeting.
On the other hand, she called her secretary to explain
what had happened.

EXEMPLIFYING CONNECTORS

* For example / There are several things you can do to enjoy your
For instance trip to Orlando, for example / for instance, visit
the theme parks, go to Dowtown Disney, ...

* Especially I really like fruit, especially grapes and strawberries.

CLARIFYING CONNECTORS

* That is / She has AIDS, that is / in other words / I mean,


In other words / Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.
I mean
SIMILARITY CONNECTORS

* Similarly / Likewise / The teacher spoke only English in class and


In the same way asked his students to do similarly / likewise /
in the same way.

CONNECTORS EXPRESSING EFFECTS / RESULTS

* As a result of / Her mother didn’t allow her to travel on


because of / due to the holiday as a result of / because of / due to
her low grades.

* Therefore / hence / My father’s name is Artur. Therefore / Hence /


thus / consequently Thus / Consequently my name is Artur too.

PURPOSE CONNECTOR

* In order to In order to buy your dream house, you need to work


hard and save a lot of money.

CONSTRAST CONNECTORS

* Although / Although / Even though Karen is very rich, she doesn’t


Even though spend her money on expensive clothes and jewelry.

* Though Karen is very rich. She doesn’t spend her money on


expensive clothes and jewelry though.

* However Karen is very rich, however she doesn’t spend her


money on expensive clothes and jewelry.

CONDITION CONNECTORS

* As long as / You’ll be able to buy that car as long as /


Provided that provided that you save some money.

* Unless You won’t pass the exam, unless you study hard.

* Even if Mark’s situation is bad: even if he gets a good


grade in the next test, he won’t be approved.

* Otherwise You must arrive here in time for the presentation,


otherwise , we won’t let you in.

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