Discussion Useful Connectives However, therefore, as a result, because, despite this, although, yet, compared with, also, since, nevertheless, some people say, on the other hand, possibly, finally, in conclusion, overall. Features Features: Different points of view Topic sentence Facts and examples Present tense Impersonal language Subheadings
Explanation Useful connectives Time Time = first, then, next, gradually, meanwhile, once, after, while, finally. Cause Cause = because, therefore, as a result, so by, consequently. Compare Compare = on the other hand, although, unlike, however, compared with. Add Add = and, as well as, in addition, also. Features How or why Paragraphs Present tense Impersonal style Cause and Effect Technical words
Instruction Useful Connectives: Time/sequence Time/sequence: first, then, next, gradually, meanwhile once, after, when, while, finally. Add Add: and, as well as, also, too again, in addition. Features Features : Instructional verbs goal or purpose a list of things needed steps in time order bullet points
Persuasion Useful connectives: Clearly, surely, obviously, unfortunately, naturally, not only, in particular, above all, especially, as a result, of course, because, it seems likely, in other words, as shown by, in my view/opinion. Features One point of view Arguments to support Shock tactics, humour, repetition Authoritative words Judgemental words Present tense
Information Useful connectives [Cause] as a result; consequently; since; as long as; whenever; because; as; therefore; eventually [Compare/Contrast] in the same way; compared with; similarly; but; however; despite this; apart from; yet; nevertheless; instead Features How things are/were Facts not opinions Facts into categories Simple sentences Paragraphs and subheadings Technical terms Present tense General to detail
Recount Useful Connectives Then; next; afterwards; meanwhile; later; at the same time; as soon as; before; finally Features Retells Introduction Who, what, why, when and where Past tense First person Chronological order Summary conclusion
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