Expressing an Alternative

alternatively I could play computer games. Alternatively I could watch TV. One option tonight is to go drinking with my boss. Alternatively I could stay home at get shouted at by my wife. Decisions, rather It's raining. Why don't we go to the cinema rather than going to the park?…
Read more

Reformulation

in other words Learning English purely for academic reasons means a student misses all the things the language can do in the real world. In other words, English should be thought of as a tool, not a test. Yesterday, after he got his vaccination, Jerry ran around screaming that he…
Read more

Deduction

then If she wasn't here then it couldn't have been her. in other words 'He bought the wrong cake, and then forgot to meet her' 'In other words: he's an idiot.' in that case 'She's a bit angry with you.' 'In that case I had better go home early tonight.'…
Read more

Similarity

equally - Dave likes to eat ice cream. He is equally fond of cake. This is why he is fat. Sylvia likes rabbits. She is equally fond of blood. Philip is attracted to girls who have short hair. He equally likes girls who are tall. But, he doesn't want a…
Read more

Listing Ideas

First,...Second,...Third/Finally,... Due to its simplicity it is not recommended to use 'third' in writing unless in a particularly formal document. First,...Furthermore/Moreover,...Finally,...... Use finally if the list is complete. Don't use it if you want to imply there are other reasons that you do not have the time/space on which to…
Read more
AB51 English School