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Signpost words Showing related points Giving an example Showing cause and effect Showing similarities Showing difference
Showing related points Moreover, Furthermore, In addition Also, On top of this, Besides all these points, On one hand, … On the other hand,
Giving examples For example, For instance,, such as XXX XXX is an illustration of YYY, Take XXX as an example, In the case of..
Showing related points? Giving examples ? Ms Chow tends to give a lot of assignments to her students. ______, she has very high expectation on their performance in the tasks. Ms Chow believes that learning is a group activity. _________, she sometimes assigns tasks which students need to work in a team.
Showing cause and effect … because … Since …., ….. Owing to … Due to … Because of … As a result, … Consequently, … … out of …
Showing cause and effect I love singing ______ it is an enjoyable hobby. The accident was caused _____ the bad weather. The cause of the accident was ____ the bad weather. I joined the competition _______ curiosity. _______ his poor handwriting, no one can read his letter. I could not fully understanding the task ____ Ms Chow did not explain the key words in it.
Showing similarities Similarly, Likewise, In the same way,
Showing cause and effect? Showing similarities Our students seldom put sufficient time on learning English. __________, most of them cannot speak fluently in class or write a good essay. Our school expects parents will provide help to students when they do their homework. _________, parents expect the school can assign more class work to students so that they can fully understand how to complete the tasks.
Showing contrast However, Yet, On the contrary, Despite … In spite of ….
Showing contrast I love singing. ______, I never sing in front of anybody. The Chinese government hopes that more politicians will join the Torch Relay. ___________, Hong Kong citizens expects only athletes will participate in the relay. ___________ the bad weather, the Torch Relay will be held as planned.