When you are so nervous during the examination, you may repeat the same word again and again. When you want to link up two ideas, what are the other connectives apart from “and”? Do you know how to use it correctly? Check it out from this article!

 

And > besides

Before: She overcame depression by the support from family and advice from her doctor.

After: Besides support from her family, she overcame depression by seeking advice from her doctor.

 

And > In addition to

Before: Virtual sport is convenient, and we can get a taste of different sports on the Wii.

After: In addition to the convenience of virtual sport,  we can get a taste of different sports on the Wii.

 

And > Furthermore

Before: Teaching English through drama allows students to learn some sophisticated words and enhance their ability in appreciation of stage play.

After: Teaching English through drama allows students to learn some sophisticated words. Furthermore, it can enhance their ability in appreciation of stage play.

 

Consider making use of the above connectives to change the word “and”, they can help to improve the language marks for writing paper!

 

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