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Portrait of a friend
Use of contrast linkers
Text – example
Contents of each paragraph
Use of proper vocabulary and ex...
Use of contrast linkersUse of contrast linkers
Using contrast linkers (but, however, although) to
compare different ideas....
My aunt MollyMy aunt Molly (Paragraph 1)(Paragraph 1)
I really admire my aunt Molly. She’s my
mum’s younger sister, but t...
Paragraph 2Paragraph 2
Molly is keen on camping and cats, but
her real love is swimming. She’s really
into theatre and da...
Paragraph 3Paragraph 3
Molly isn’t a big fan of mornings. If you
ring her before lunchtime, she’s usually
still in bed! S...
PARAGRAPHSPARAGRAPHS
Paragraph 1
 Identity
 Appearance
 Clothes
Paragraph 2
 Likes
 Activities
 Work
Paragraph 3
...
My aunt MollyMy aunt Molly
I really admire my aunt Molly. She’s my
mum’s younger sister, but they’re really
different. Mo...
PARAGRAPHSPARAGRAPHS
Paragraph 1
 Identity
 Appearance
 Clothes
Paragraph 2
 Likes
 Activities
 Work
Paragraph 3
...
Molly is keen on camping and cats, but
her real love is swimming. She’s really
into theatre and dancing. I think she was
...
PARAGRAPHSPARAGRAPHS
Paragraph 1
 Identity
 Appearance
 Clothes
Paragraph 2
 Likes
 Activities
 Work
Paragraph 3
...
Paragraph 3Paragraph 3
Molly isn’t a big fan of mornings. If you
ring her before lunchtime, she’s usually
still in bed! S...
Let’s see the contrast linkersLet’s see the contrast linkers
My aunt MollyMy aunt Molly
I really admire my aunt Molly. She’s my
mum’s younger sister, but they’re really
different. Mo...
Paragraph 2Paragraph 2
Molly is keen on camping and cats, but
her real love is swimming. She’s really
into theatre and da...
Paragraph 3Paragraph 3
Molly isn’t a big fan of mornings. If you
ring her before lunchtime, she’s usually
still in bed! S...
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  1. 1. Portrait of a friend Use of contrast linkers Text – example Contents of each paragraph Use of proper vocabulary and expressions – Use of linkers
  2. 2. Use of contrast linkersUse of contrast linkers Using contrast linkers (but, however, although) to compare different ideas. Although: to contrast two clauses in one sentence. We can put although at the start of the first or the second clause. “Although she’s rich, she isn’t happy. She’s rich, although / but she isn’t happy. We can use however at the beginning of a sentence to contrast it with the previous sentence. She’s rich. However, she isn’t happy.
  3. 3. My aunt MollyMy aunt Molly (Paragraph 1)(Paragraph 1) I really admire my aunt Molly. She’s my mum’s younger sister, but they’re really different. Molly is tall with long dark hair, and a round face. Although Molly has a strange sense of fashion, she always looks good. She loves leggins, long skirts and big hats.
  4. 4. Paragraph 2Paragraph 2 Molly is keen on camping and cats, but her real love is swimming. She’s really into theatre and dancing. I think she was an actress once. However, she works with disabled children. She also does voluntary work at our local swimming club.
  5. 5. Paragraph 3Paragraph 3 Molly isn’t a big fan of mornings. If you ring her before lunchtime, she’s usually still in bed! She hates timetables – she’s always late for things. However, that’s because she’s often busy helping people. I admire her for her kindness. She’s a brilliant aunt, and one of my best friends, too!
  6. 6. PARAGRAPHSPARAGRAPHS Paragraph 1  Identity  Appearance  Clothes Paragraph 2  Likes  Activities  Work Paragraph 3  Dislikes  Why I admire her
  7. 7. My aunt MollyMy aunt Molly I really admire my aunt Molly. She’s my mum’s younger sister, but they’re really different. Molly is tall with long dark hair, and a round face. Although Molly has a strange sense of fashion, she always looks good. She loves leggins, long skirts and big hats.
  8. 8. PARAGRAPHSPARAGRAPHS Paragraph 1  Identity  Appearance  Clothes Paragraph 2  Likes  Activities  Work Paragraph 3  Dislikes  Why I admire her
  9. 9. Molly is keen on camping and cats, but her real love is swimming. She’s really into theatre and dancing. I think she was an actress once. However, she works with disabled children. She also does voluntary work at our local swimming club.
  10. 10. PARAGRAPHSPARAGRAPHS Paragraph 1  Identity  Appearance  Clothes Paragraph 2  Likes  Activities  Work Paragraph 3  Dislikes  Why I admire her
  11. 11. Paragraph 3Paragraph 3 Molly isn’t a big fan of mornings. If you ring her before lunchtime, she’s usually still in bed! She hates timetables – she’s always late for things. However, that’s because she’s often busy helping people. I admire her for her kindness. She’s a brilliant aunt, and one of my best friends, too!
  12. 12. Let’s see the contrast linkersLet’s see the contrast linkers
  13. 13. My aunt MollyMy aunt Molly I really admire my aunt Molly. She’s my mum’s younger sister, but they’re really different. Molly is tall with long dark hair, and a round face. Although Molly has a strange sense of fashion, she always looks good. She loves leggins, long skirts and big hats.
  14. 14. Paragraph 2Paragraph 2 Molly is keen on camping and cats, but her real love is swimming. She’s really into theatre and dancing. I think she was an actress once. However, she works with disabled children. She also does voluntary work at our local swimming club.
  15. 15. Paragraph 3Paragraph 3 Molly isn’t a big fan of mornings. If you ring her before lunchtime, she’s usually still in bed! She hates timetables – she’s always late for things. However, that’s because she’s often busy helping people. I admire her for her kindness. She’s a brilliant aunt, and one of my best friends, too!

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