I am posting today a little bit of grammar that I hope you find useful.
Here is a list of linking expressions or connectors to enrich your vocabulary and give new connotations to your writings. Now it's your turn to start using them!!!
First of all, I would like to say that….
Secondly, I do not agree with the idea of…
Last but not least, we must remember that…
Finally, it is important to…
ADDING INFORMATION/EMPHASISING A POINT
He left early and on top of that he didn’t pay for his meal.
She didn’t really want to see the film. Besides/Also, she was tired to go to the cinema.
The price is good and moreover/furthermore/in addition the location is perfect.
They want new rules in the hotel; above all, they want to restrict the noise level.
These new medicines are perfectly safe. Indeed/In fact/Actually, they can be given to young children.
She has many good qualities, for example/for instance/such as higher education.
Some cars are more environmentally friendly than others. That is to say/In other words, they cause less pollution.
She was very kind. By contrast/In contrast, he was very mean.
Some people learn languages easily; on the contrary, others find it very difficult.
They decided not to take the car. Instead, they caught the next train.
On the one hand I enjoyed their company, but on the other hand their strange lifestyle disturbed me.
Although/Even though he wasn’t feeling well, he attended the meeting.
In spite of/Despite feeling unwell, he attended the meeting.
He didn’t feel well. However/nevertheless he attended the meeting.
I wanted to travel with her but I didn’t have enough money.
My friends left the cinema before the end of the film, whereas/while I stayed until the end.
In my opinion/view, he is one of the most important writers of our generation.
I think/believe/consider he is one of the most important writers of our generation.
As it was getting late, they decided to return home.
Trains are delayed because of/due to the inclement weather.
I typed all the documents because she was busy.
She could go either with her family or her friends.
He bought a new laptop, to/in order to work more efficiently.
He bought a new laptop, so that his son could use it.
A lot of people voted for him, so/thus/therefore he was awarded the prize.
I’ve got your test results and all in all, you’re OK.
To sum up/In short, it was a highly successful visit.
In conclusion/Finally, it seems clear that tourism is having a good effect on the area.