3.8 Glossary - Connectors


Have a look at this glossary of different linking words. Are we missing any? If so you can add to the glossary.

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therefore

therefore /ðeəˈfɔː/

introduces the result of something

  • Many young children spend all day time playing computer games and are, therefore, less likely to play outside.

Usage: Used in more formal contexts. In more informal contexts it is likely the synonym so would be used.


though

though /ðəu/

says that something is surprising or is an exception in relation to another thing

  • I haven't really got any experience in sales. My degree is in business studies though so I know a bit about it.

Usage: used in more informal (especially spoken) contexts.