Linkers are words or phrases that we use to link (i.e. connect or join) ideas.
It was raining. I stayed at home.
In this example, we can see that the first idea, 'It was raining.' is the reason for the second idea, 'I stayed at home.' Or, 'I stayed at home' is a result of 'It was raining.' We can use linkers ...Read more
The following ESL resources are available for Linkers:
Ss join pairs of sentences using coordinating conjunctions or adverbs
Cut up grid. Ss make nine senetences. Tests linkers for contrast
General English course books (adults)
Sarah Cunningham Peter Moore
Module 2 Important firsts Page 22 Short narrative text (the first time I went abroad)
gapped for linking phrases for sequencing, contrast, addition, reason and result
Photocopiable resource books
Will Forsyth Sue Lavender
27 Linking words - conditions and contrast Pages 27 - 29(27) unless, as long as, in case, although - matching
(28) although, in spite of, despite, becuase, however, due to, therefore - picture captions and matching
(29) although, in spite of, despite, becuase, however, due to, therefore - matching, transformations
26 - Conjunctions bingo Pages 79 - 80Linking words and phrases for time, contrast, condition, reason.
T reads out linking words / phrases; Ss fill gaps.