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Linking Words for IELTS Essay Writing Last Updated: Friday, 02 December 2016 21:05 Written by IELTS Mentor Hits: 497 'Coherence and Cohesion' contains one-fourth of your IELTS Writing task 2 and score. Linking words/phrases help you achieve this Coherence e & Cohesion while making your essay more appealing to the examiner. As an IELTS candidate, you should learn various linking words, their meaning and appropriate use in your writing. It is obvious that the examiner will check the range of your vocabulary, the way your sentences flow, and the type of linking words/ phrases you use. Linking words are also called transitional words or connecting words and this article aims to enhance your linking word vocabulary and show you their use in different sentences. Let's start learning --- Presenting Your Opinion: In my opinion: In my opinion, both the government and citizens of a country should come forward and fight the corruption. I think: I think, students at the university level should not be forced to attend the class. In my view: In my view, mothers have more intimate relationships with their children and that is why they should spend more time with them. I believe: This is undoubtedly a very good solution but I believe, there are better solutions than that. I admit: I admit that we now have a busy life but that does not mean that we should not find time to take part in community programmes that are aimed to make our community a better place to live in. Agree/ Disagree: I agree: I agree with the notion that students should take a year gap for travelling or working before they graduate. I concur: I concur with the opinion that specifically supports restricting the car ownership as a measure to kerb the air pollution. I disagree: I disagree with the viewpoint that women leadership ensures world peace. I cannot agree: I cannot agree that increasing the fuel price would be a viable solution to restrict the vehicles on the road. I oppose the idea: I oppose the idea that people attend a college or a university only to get a job. I cannot accept: I cannot accept the fact that tourism alone is responsible for the loss of native culture and tradition. Giving Examples: To cite an example: To cite an example, I started learning a second language at my primary school and that did not increase my study pressure at all. For example: For example, most of the companies want their employees to enhance their skills so that they can better perform over the time. For instance: For instance, many developing countries are trying to improve their GDP through their export activities.
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Namely: Namely, Australia and Canada have many charity organisations which work exactly for this cause.
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