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Formal Linking Words / Cohesive Devices

Linking words can also be referred to as connectors, conjunctions, and cohesive devices. This webpage includes a useful lesson on helping improve students’ knowledge of these linking words. It includes a lesson plan using a kinaesthetic matching activity and worksheet.

Lesson: Matching activity

Cut these up and students match

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Linking Words Reference Sheet

Print off and give this to students as a helpful reference guide. 

Linking Words Worksheet

Consolidation: practise choosing the correct linking word in each sentence.

Linking Words Lesson: Free Download

This lesson provides valuable practice in improving formal linking words. Students start by discussing formal linking words, followed by a kinaesthetic matching activity and finishing with sentence worksheet.  Level: ***** [B1/B2/C1] TEACHER MEMBERSHIP / INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP

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Linking: Cohesion & Coherence Worksheet – AEUK

This worksheet helps to consolidate what is ‘cohesion’ with a focus on pronouns, word forms and summary nouns. It also includes a coherence sheet on key connections and two practice activities. Example  Level: ***** [B2/C1]  / Webpage Link / TEACHER MEMBERSHIP / INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP

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