: Linking words Revision
: should - go for - good point
although / however -
similiar to but
and contrasts opposing ideas, i.e.
the right decision.
- Although she trained very hard she was not selected for the athletics team.
- Yes, moving the company to Paris was a difficult decision. However, it was
- expresses a comparision between two ideas, i.e.
on the whole
- While his first novel sold very well, his second was not a success.
- She's very good at sports, while her sister is more academic.
- generally, and to give a general opinion or summary, i.e.
- On the whole, the company's products are well made.
- On the whole, the weather's been very good this summer.
* what's more
- On the whole, the class all do their homework.
- I prefer the blue suit, on the whole, the black one looks too formal.
- (usually spoken English) to add a point, i.e.
a garden and, what's more, it's only a five-minute walk from my office.
- I've found a great flat in the centre of town. It's got two bedrooms,
haven't eaten. What's more, I've got to be up at six tomorrow for work.
- No, thanks, I don't want to go out tonight. I've had a tiring day and I