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## Common Linking words You Should Be Using When Speaking

Jan 19, 2017

### 1. To give examples: for instance, for example, in particular

2. To show contrast: but, however, otherwise, in contrast, on the other hand

3. To show concession: however, yet, nevertheless, although, despite, even though, despite the fact that

4. To show similarity: likewise, similarly, in the same way

5. To show result: therefore, as a result, thus, consequently, so, as a consequence

6. To indicate time or sequence: first, firstly, second, secondly, finally, lastly, immediately, formerly, thereafter, soon, next

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