Monday, 4 November 2013

Speakout Advanced p 35. Towns and Villages. Discourse markers



Discourse markers

Topic: towns and villages.
Suggest some ways of improving life in your town or village.
To begin with I would like to say that I live in a small town in the ________ of Mallorca. It is called ________ and it has got a lot of historical background. However, nowadays and because of the recession many people go away looking for a better life.
At the beginning of the last century _________ became widely known because of its ________________. This is why during the 1960s ...
Moreover,...
In addition  to this, ...
As a result,...
Similarly,
What’s more,...

...,so the improvement was not very great....

These are the main reasons why in the 1980s...

From this it can be learnt that a lot needs to be done. Firstly, ...

Secondly, ...
Next,...
Besides, ...
Likewise, ...
Lastly, They should be encouraged to................ in order to ........

In this way more jobs could be created...And therefore, ...

Consequently,...
Furthermore, ...
Thus, ...
...for instance...
...and the most important, the high rate of unemployment could be considerably reduced.
However, I must finally say that ___________, and because of its location in such a tourist attraction as Majorca is, has changed  through the ages.
In conclusion, development is crucial. So unless new improvements and changes are made...

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