We will first look at some questions and example answers, then identify the useful linking words that join the ideas in each answer.
Read the following questions. How would you answer them?
- Do you live in a house or an apartment?
- Is a sixteenth birthday a big celebration in your country?
- What games do you enjoy playing?
- Where do people like to go on holiday in your country?
- Is the appearance or comfort of a jacket more important to you?
- Do you like travelling by train?
- Where do you come from?
- Are you studying or do you have a job?
- Which sport is most popular in your country?
- Do you like taking photographs?
Which answer goes with which question?
A) Yes, it is. Although, generally people celebrate their eighteenth more as that is when you are said to become an adult.
In answer A there are 3 linking words: [Although] [as] [when]
Click on a linking Word, then click again on the box below
Complete the conversation between the examiner and the candidate with the linking words from the box.
‘I do think it is important that art is part of the curriculum’.
‘Do’ is used to make the statement more emphatic (stronger). This technique should not be used too often but if you have a strong opinion then it is correct to use an emphatic ‘do’ to explain it. Give it a try!