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Connectors

GRAMMAR_CONNECTORS

 

CONNECTORS


Connectors
are the Conjunctive words which connect or coordinate words, phrases, or clauses. Different kinds of connectors join different kinds of grammatical structures. These linking words are systematically used for connecting similar or different elements present in a sentence.

Examples
I continued studying, meanwhile, he went out playing.

It was a tough competition. Nevertheless, our team reached the Final.
There was no school, consequently there was no education.
She is a genuine designer and, moreover, a good writer. etc.

TYPES OF CONNECTORS


SEQUENCE CONNECTORS

After  Afterwards
Also And 
Another At last
At the end  Before
By the time Eventually
Finally  First
First of all  Firstly 
Further       Furthermore
In addition  In conclusion 
In the end Later
Meanwhile Moreover  
Next  Second 
Secondly Soon 
Subsequently Then 
Third Thirdly 


CONTRAST CONNECTORS

Alternatively Although
Apart from Because of
But By contrast
Conversely Despite
Despite this Even so
Even tough However
In contrast to In spite of
Instead Nevertheless
Nonetheless Notwithstanding
On the contrary On the other hand
Otherwise Though
Unlike Whereas
While Yet


CAUSE/EFFECT CONNECTORS

Accordingly As
As a consequence of Because
Because of this Brings about
Causes Comes from
Consequently Contributes of
Due to Due to the fact that
For For this reason
Hence In order that
In order to Is due to
Is the result of Leads to
On account of Owing to
Result in Similarly
Since So
That is why Thereby
Therefore Thus


COMPARISON CONNECTORS

Also As
As … as As well as
As with Equal
Equally In common
In comparison to In similar manner
In similar way In the same way
Just as Just like
Likewise Resemble
Same as Similar to
Similarly The same as


OPINION CONNECTORS

Alternatively Although
Apart from Because of
But By contrast
Conversely Despite
Despite this Even so
Even though However
In contrast to In spite of
Instead Nevertheless
Nonetheless Notwithstanding
On the contrary On the other hand
Otherwise Though
Unlike Whereas
While Yet


ADDITION CONNECTORS

Added to Additionally
Again Along
Along with Also
And And all
And then As well
As well as Besides
Besides that By the same
Equally Except for
Finally First
For example Further
Furthermore In addition
In line manner Last
Likewise Moreover
Not only … but also… Second
Still Then
Too What’s more


CONCLUSION CONNECTORS

After all All in all
All things considered As a result
Briefly By and large
By the large Consequently
Evidently Finally
For the most part Hence
In brief In closing
In conclusion In essence
In outline In short
In sum In summary
In the long run On balance
On the whole Overall
So Then
Therefore Thus
To conclude To sum up

  useful expressions in speaking english_

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