专八阅读中要注意的连接词

专业英语 时间:2007-04-05 我要投稿
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一般把连接词与连接语分为以下三类:

1.表明事件发生的时间顺序:

then, first, at once, next, after that, previously, while, when, the following day, etc.

2.表明文章的组织结构:

1)Listing:

firstly, in the first place, secondly, thirdly, my next point is, last/finally, etc.

2)Illustrating:

for example/ for instance, to illustrate, an example/ instance of this is, let’s take….., take…. for example, etc.

3)Re-stating:

in other words, that is to say, to put it another way, let me put it this way, or rather, namely, etc.

4)Referring:

in this respect, in that connection, as we said, apart from this, etc.

5)Resuming:

to resume, to return to the previous point, getting back to the argument, etc.

6)Summarizing:

to sum up, in short, it amounts to this, what I have been saying is this, etc.

7)Emphasizing:

it is worth noting, I would like to direct your attention to, let us consider, we must now turn to, I shall begin by, etc.

3.表明作者的观点、态度

1)Introducing( or emphasizing) further evidence:

moreover, furthermore, in addition, what’s more, as well, etc.

2)Cause:

because (of), since, owing to, on account of, due to, as a result of, etc.

3)Effect:

as a result, hence, therefore, consequently, thus, so, etc.

4)Contrasting:

in / by contrast, on the contrary, on the other hand, nevertheless, whereas, while, yet, however, but, etc.

5)Comparison:

in like manner, likewise, in the same way, similarly, in comparison with, etc.

6)Purpose:

to this end, for this purpose, with this in mind, in order to, so that, etc.

7)Intensification:

indeed, in fact, in any event / case, at no time, to tell the truth, etc.