GRE Verbal Text Completion Tip no.8: Look for linking devices

GRE Verbal Text Completion Tip no.8: Look for linking devices

GRE Verbal Text Completion Tip no.8: Look for linking devices

You need to understand the meanings for different linking devices.

 

Linking devices are made to clear the thoughts behind speech and writing and to make a connection between previous and present sentences.

 

Listing: Firstly, secondly, lastly, finally, to begin with, in the first place, in the second place

Adding: Moreover, furthermore, in addition, what is more, besides

Connecting: As far as….. is/are concerned, as for, regarding, as regards

Give an example: For example, for instance

Result: As result, therefore, so

Arguing against: However, even so, nevertheless, nonetheless

Disagreeing: On the contrary

Explaining: In other words, that is to say

Persuading: After all, no doubt

Comparing: While, whereas, on the other hand

Contrasting: However, in spite of this, nevertheless

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