In order for you to produce high quality of academic writing in the IELTS exam, it is essential to understand various aspects of conjunctions and use it in applicable contexts.
Conjunctions are also useful as signposts to guide the reader (examiner) through your Writing Tasks and will ensure that your essay is coherent and easy to follow. This is vital as it is a key part of how your writing is assessed. Additionally, it is similarly useful for you to process your Reading and Listening Tasks more logically and efficiently.
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5 examples of frequently used conjunctions
- Example 1: Flights nowadays are cheaper than in the past. Therefore more people travel by plane.
- Example 2: IELTS is a difficult exam, therefore it is necessary to study a lot before taking it.
Synonyms: Consequently, hence, so, as such
- Example: Reading is an excellent way to increase your vocabulary. Furthermore, it can also help you improve your grammar.
Synonyms: Moreover, additionally, in addition
- Example1: Whereas most substances shrink when they are cooled, water actually expands.
- Example 2: North American society is very individualistic, whereas in my country people are more interested in social harmony.
Synonyms: While, though, although
- Example 1: You must judge the situation and act accordingly.
- Example 2: We have a different background, a different history. Accordingly, we have the right to different futures.
Synonyms: Consequently, as a result
- Example 1: The exam was difficult, nevertheless she passed with flying colours as she had studied a lot.
- Example 2: Living in cities is increasingly expensive. Nevertheless, many people still choose to do so.
Synonyms: nonetheless, despite, in spite of
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