A Coisa Mais Importante Para As Redações Do TOEFL

20.9.10 , , 0 Comments

Se há uma coisa que você TEM que saber para se dar bem nas redações do TOEFL (test of English as a foreign language) são as chamadas linking words ou transition words.

Essas palavras promovem a coesão e coerência de qualquer texto. Veja a seguir uma lista de transition words/linking words:

Addition:
  • again
  • besides
  • as well as
  • furthermore
  • moreover
I do not know what happened yesterday, and furthermore, I do not care.

Exemplifying:

  • in particular
  • namely
  • including
  • such as
  • chiefly
The trip took 8 hours, including 3 stops along the way.

Illustration:
  • for example
  • for instance
  • in this case
  • illustrated with
  • as an illustration

Exception:
  • outside of
  • aside from
  • besides
  • except
  • excluding

Emphasis:
  • singularly
  • particularly
  • especially
  • with attention to
  • above all
Above all, she is interested in languages.

 Generalizing:
  • as usual
  • as a rule
  • generally speaking
  • usually
  • ordinarilly
Consequence:
  • as a result
  • consequently
  • for this reason
  • accordingly
  • therefore
Similarity:
  • coupled with
  • likewise
  • moreover
  • together with
  • comparatively
Restatement:
  • in other words
  • in essence
  • in brief
  • to put it differently
  • namely
Sequence:
  • to begin with
  • first of all
  • in the meantime
  • simultaneously
  • in conclusion
Summarizing:
  • all in all
  • briefly
  • in summary
  • finally
  • in any case
Diversion:
  • by the way
  • incidentally
Contrast and comparison:
  • conversely
  • instead
  • likewise
  • on the other hand
  • nevertheless

Melissa

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