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Discourse markers

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DISCOURSE MARKERS USE TO MAKE A PROPER SENTENCES. THAT IS VERY USEFUL IN ESSAY WRITING. WE CAN FRAME THE SENTENCE PROPERLY WITH HELP OF DISCOURSE MARKERS.

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Discourse markers

  1. 1. DISCOURSE MARKERS
  2. 2.  A discourse markers is a word or phrase used in a conversation to signal the speakers intention to mark a boundary. “Anyway, I’ll have to be going now.” Types of discourse markers- depending on the purpose and relationship of the ideas you are trying to express.
  3. 3.  Depending on the purpose and relationship of the ideas.  Time sequence Markers  Addition and contrast markers  Contrast, Deduction, Example, addition, summation Markers.  Cause and Effect markers.
  4. 4. S.NO TYPES SENTENCE CONNECTORS 1 Time markers Before, Since, as, Until, Meanwhile, at the moment, when, when, as soon as, Just as. 2 Sequence markers Firstly, initially, to begin with, then, next, earlier/ later.
  5. 5. S.NO TYPES SENTENCE CONNECTORS 1 Addition markers And, in addition, further, also, both, also, moreover, besides. 2 Contrast markers However, but, though, on the other hand, although, though, while
  6. 6. Addition markers 1. He likes watching movies. 2. He enjoys listening to music. He likes watching movies and listening to music. Contrast markers 1. He did not agree. 2. He went along with the plan. Although he did not agree, he went along with the plan.
  7. 7.  These markers connect sentences which add informationor give reasons to support a point
  8. 8. S.NO TYPES SENTENCE CONNECTORS 1 Add information And, in addition, as wellas. 2 Contrast But,, whereas, However 3 Summarise/ conclude To summarise, in conclusion 4 Reason/ Result Therefore, thus, Because 5 Examples For examples, such as, for instance
  9. 9. 1. There was a traffic jam 2. I was late.  There was a traffic jam, So I was late.  So, But, Because, If, the reason.

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