Discourse markers

B2 discourse markers used to express cause and effect include because (of), as a result of, due to, owing to, therefore, thus, consequently
B2 discourse markers to express contrast include whereas, alternatively, unlike, on the other hand, having said that, nevertheless, however

Discourse markers are words and phrases used in speaking and writing to guide and organise discourse. They do this by showing turns, joining ideas together, showing attitude, and generally controlling communication. They are also commonly known as linking words.

Choose the correct discourse marker.

B2 discourse markers used to compare include similarly, likewise, like, equally, as with, in the same way
B2 discourse markers used to illustrate your point include for example, for instance, such as, in the case of, take, as shown by

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