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  1. 1. English: Connectors and Modifiers Anaïs Barea English: Connectors and modifiers. Anaïs Barea
  2. 2. 1. Indicating or agreeing with facts: <ul><li>Actually* (en realitat) </li></ul><ul><li>In fact </li></ul><ul><li>Really </li></ul><ul><li>The fact is (that) </li></ul><ul><li>Indeed (sin duda) </li></ul><ul><li>* = begin of the sentence. </li></ul>
  3. 3. 2. Explaining causes and results. <ul><li>Therefore* </li></ul><ul><li>So </li></ul><ul><li>For this reason </li></ul><ul><li>Because of (debido a) </li></ul><ul><li>Because (+ S + V) </li></ul><ul><li>Hence (así pues) </li></ul><ul><li>Thus (así pues) </li></ul><ul><li>As a consequence </li></ul><ul><li>In this way ( de este modo) </li></ul><ul><li>In consequence </li></ul><ul><li>Consequently </li></ul>
  4. 4. 3. Building up an argument. <ul><li>In the first place </li></ul><ul><li>Firstly </li></ul><ul><li>First of all </li></ul><ul><li>First </li></ul><ul><li>Apart from that </li></ul><ul><li>First and foremost </li></ul><ul><li>Las but not least </li></ul><ul><li>Moreover </li></ul><ul><li>Furthermore </li></ul><ul><li>Besides </li></ul><ul><li>In addiction </li></ul><ul><li>What’s more </li></ul><ul><li>To begin with </li></ul><ul><li>To start with </li></ul><ul><li>At first sight </li></ul><ul><li>On (the) one hand </li></ul><ul><li>On the other hand </li></ul><ul><li>On the contrary </li></ul><ul><li>By wall of conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>finally </li></ul><ul><li>In summary broadly </li></ul><ul><li>In conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Lastly in outline </li></ul><ul><li>To sum up </li></ul><ul><li>Concluding </li></ul><ul><li>In short </li></ul><ul><li>Briefly </li></ul><ul><li>Eventually </li></ul>
  5. 5. 4.Expressing an opinion or point of view <ul><li>In my opinion </li></ul><ul><li>From my point of view </li></ul><ul><li>As far as __ concerned </li></ul><ul><li>As I see it </li></ul><ul><li>As far as I know </li></ul><ul><li>In my view </li></ul><ul><li>From my view-point </li></ul><ul><li>Personally </li></ul><ul><li>According to </li></ul><ul><li>To my mind </li></ul>
  6. 6. 5. Giving examples <ul><li>For instance </li></ul><ul><li>For example </li></ul><ul><li>As an illustration </li></ul>
  7. 7. 6. Conclusions <ul><li>From my point of view, we use the connectors and modifiers for do the text better. </li></ul>

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