linking words + especially Revision:
Present Perfect - Present Perfect Continuous - one or two, (sometimes
meaning ‘a few') - from now on Notes: Linking words: although
- a linking word which contrasts information in the same sentence, i.e.
- Although he promised to come to my party he didn't turn up.
- Although she hates the cold she agreed to come skiing.
- a linking word adding a second meaning in agreement with the first, i.e.
- Your company delivered our furniture late. Furthermore, two of the chairs were damaged.
- Climate change is accepted as a reality. Furthermore, most scientists believe it to be human-made.
- another linker of contrast, often beginning a second sentence, i.e.
- I do not usually agree with the Prime Minister. However, on this issue I think she is right.
- Yes, I do like the car you're selling. However, it's too expensive for me.
- something that makes a user physiologically or mentally dependent on it, i.e.
- They say smart phones can be addictive but I'm not so sure.
- Well, my little brother's addicted to computer games.
- in particular; to draw attention to one particular thing, person, etc. i.e.
from now on
- His exam grades were especially good this year.
- She's looking forward to seeing Paris, especially.
- She's especially looking foward to seeing Paris.
- from this time forward, i.e.
- From now on you will finish all your homework before you watch TV.
- I'm going to go to the gym three times a week, from now on.
- in this conversation the word means of bad quality, i.e.
to be on track
- Her exam grades were really poor. He has a poor attitude towards his studies.
- to be focussed on the correct path or schedule, i.e.
- You must stay on track to do well in the exam.
- She's on track to get company promotion soon
- to introduce a regrettable reality; something the speaker wishes were not
- Unfortunately, due to bad weather, no aircraft can take off this evening.