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Connectors are linking words used to connect words or phrases. There are many different connectors in English, and we can classify them into different categories: addition, cause/effect, comparison, conclusion, contrast, emphasis, illustration, time/ sequence, etc.
We separate the categories according to their use:

CATEGORY USE EXAMPLE
ADDITION Adds one phrase to another, gives extra information, or introduces additional ideas. I have coffee and pancakes for breakfast. Additionally, I eat fruits.
CAUSE AND EFFECT Explains the reason for something and the consequence of an action. I don鈥檛 like to study very much. For this reason, I always fail my exams.
COMPARISON Compares ideas. I think hotdogs are good. Likewise, I think hamburgers are good.
CONCLUSION Concludes ideas. In conclusion, nobody is perfect.
CONTRAST Links two contrasting ideas. I love watching movies. However, I don鈥檛 like watching TV shows.
EMPHASIS Emphasizes ideas. I love watching movies, especially dramas.
ILLUSTRATION Exemplifies something. I can play different musical instruments, for example, the guitar, the piano, and the bass.
TIME AND SEQUENCE Links actions that happened at the same time and indicates the order of the events. First, brush your teeth. Then, go to bed.

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Examples of connectors;
Addition: Adds one phrase to another.

  • As well as
  • Further
  • Furthermore
  • And then
  • And
  • Too
  • Furthermore
  • Also
  • In addition to
  • Not only 鈥 but also
  • Or

Cause and Effect: Explains the reason for something and the consequence of an action.

  • Therefore
  • So
  • Because
  • Thus
  • Hence
  • Due to
  • As a result
  • Consequently
  • For

Comparison: Compares ideas.

  • As 鈥s
  • As if
  • Equally
  • Similarly
  • Like
  • In the same way
  • Comparable
  • In like manner
  • Alternatively
  • Unless
  • Despite this
  • By the way

Conclusion: Concludes ideas.

  • To conclude
  • In conclusion
  • Finally
  • Evidently
  • To sum up
  • On the whole
  • Summarising
  • In closing
  • All in all
  • By and large
  • All things considered
  • In summary
  • In sum
  • In brief
  • Briefly
  • In short
  • In outline
  • In the long run
  • For the most part
  • After all
  • In essence
  • On balance
  • Overall
  • By the large
  • Consequently
  • Hence
  • So
  • Then
  • Therefore
  • Thus
  • As a result

Contrast: Links two contrasting ideas.

  • But
  • However
  • On the other hand
  • Otherwise
  • Unlike
  • Conversely
  • At the same time
  • In spite of
  • Whereas
  • While
  • Yet
  • Apart from

Emphasis: Emphasizes ideas.

  • Especially
  • Also
  • In particular
  • Furthermore
  • In addition
  • Indeed
  • Of course
  • Certainly
  • Above all
  • Specifically
  • Significantly
  • Notably

Illustration: Exemplifies something.

  • Such as
  • In this case
  • For one thing
  • For instance
  • For example
  • In the case of
  • Illustrated by
  • As an example
  • An instance
  • In other words

Time & Sequence: Links actions that happened at the same time and indicates the order of the events.

  • Later
  • After
  • Before
  • Then
  • Next
  • Soon
  • Finally
  • First, second鈥

Bibliography: https://englishstudypage.com/grammar/connectors-in-english/

Practice:

  • Addition: My friend and I study at Platzi.
  • Cause and Effect: I like learning, thus I鈥檓 a lifelong learner.
  • Comparison: I麓m as tall as my sibling.
  • Conclusion: I鈥檓 finally taking English school at Platzi.
  • Contrast: I have a subscription-free at Platzi, but I haven鈥檛 an expert+ subscription to keep learning English 馃槬 (For now).
  • Emphasis: I鈥檇 like to take a lot of careers at Platzi, especially the Data Science one.
  • Illustration: I like the philosophy, in other words, I love the wisdom.
  • Time & Sequence: I鈥檒l end the Web Development career before English School.

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Connectors

Connectors are linking words, we can use to connect other words, phrases, and paragraphs.

  • Addition: And.
  • Cause and effect: Because.
  • Comparison: In the same way.
  • Conclusion: In conclusion.
  • Contrast: However.
  • Emphasis: Actually.
  • Illustration: For example.
  • Time and sequence: First, Next.

Addition: I want to finish the English school and financial school
Cause and effect: I always sort my home. For this reason, it is clean
Comparison: My sister works hard in the same way to may mother
Conclusion: Evidently if every day I study English be better
Contrast: It is raining, nevertheless it is not cold
Emphasis: I love to travel especially to field
Illustration: I like to cook, for example, chicken and pasta
Time and sequence: First, I organize my day, and then I work

My sentences are:

  • Addition: My mom and I like to watch series on Netflix.
  • Cause and Effect: I go to bed early so I sleep for 8 hours
  • Comparison: I麓m as intelligent as my mom.
  • Conclusion: Finally, I choose to buy Platzi + again.
  • Contrast: I think that is a very important study, however, I think that is not necessary to study in university-
  • Emphasis: I love learning, especially about technology.
  • Illustration: I can speak different idioms, for example, English, Portuguese and Korean.
  • Time & Sequence: First, I take a shower. Then, I have breakfast.
  • We always try to improve our skills, furthermore, we put all our efforts on it, but we cannot forget our health.
  • You are productive when you able to work, rest and have spare time. ++Consequently ++your results will be better and your body will thank you.
  • Patience and discipline are ++equally ++important for getting desired results.
  • Evidently, you have the last word.
  • We can think that we need a lot of things to accomplish some goals, ++but ++probably we can start with too much less.
  • English is ++indeed ++your first step for internalization
  • If we have commitment with our country, we can do awesome things, as illustrated by the Singapore success
  • First of all, you need to save enough money for some months, ++then ++you can invest

Addition: I like this course and I enjoy it.
Cause and effect: I鈥檓 learning English, because I want to travel.
Comparison: I鈥檓 learning English, like my brother
Conclusion: I will finish this course, and finally I will write a blog.
Contrast: I would like to travel, but it isn鈥檛 responsable right now.
Emphasis: I love learning, especially in this way.
Illustration: I would like to travel to Asia, for example Bali
Time & Sequence: First I will learn English and then I will travel.

PRACTICE_____

  • I like write code in python and create models of machine learning. Additionally, I participate in competitions of Kaggle.
  • I like study in Platzi, beacuse the methodology of Platzi is very good
  • I think my friends are cool. Likewise , I think Platzi is cool
  • In conclusion, I like work in LNX
  • I love learn matematics. However, I don麓t like learn Chemistry
    -First create a repository in Github. Then, agregate the colaborators.

I went to buy a cookie. Instead, I bought a cake
I drive well, but my brother doesn鈥檛.
My dog is not aggressive. On the contrary, it is very friendly.
I will finish my job by tomorrow, even if I have to work all night.
I will finish my job by tomorrow, even if I have to work all night.
I will go to the beach unless it is raining.
Go home in case you don鈥檛 feel good.

Addition
I like to eat meat _and_seafood.
Cause and effect
Maria doesn鈥檛 like to sleep later, because she will wake up very early.
Comparison
Louis had a car, like his father.
Conclusion
We have all the information about the weather, summarizing you need to wear comfy clothes.
Contrast
The idea for construct the house is good, although we can consider other ideas.
Emphasis
Fernanda likes ice cream, especially strawberry ice cream.
Illustration
A video is the best form to show that mathematics are very funny.
Time and sequence
Tim will go to the gym after he ends the project.

I do my homework and clean the dishes. Additionally, I cook the food. (Addition)
I waste my time doing other things instead of doing my homework. For this reason, I always have low qualifications. (Cause and effect)
I think cats are good friends. Likewise, I think dogs are good friends. (Comparison)
In conclusion, I love animals at all. (Conclusion)
I love playing videogames. However, I should not spend all my time doing that. (Contrast)
I love playing videogames, especially Nintendo games. (Emphasis)
I can write in different types of languages, for example, Spanish, English, and German. (Illustration)
First, wash your hands. Then, go to eat. (Time and sequence)

Contrast. despite In spite of
contrast

My practice

  • Michael loves writing and Jane doesn鈥檛
  • He doesn鈥檛 believe me, because I have lied to him several times in the past
  • He doesn鈥檛 play in the same way as your brother do
  • I have to meet them one more time to finally end this project
  • She is studying very hard, although the teacher said the exam would be easy
  • I would like to go out with you, actually let鈥檚 meet next friday
  • He doesn鈥檛 like purple fruit, for example he doesn鈥檛 eat grapes
  • First let鈥檚 go to the restaurant, next we decide what to eat there.

When I have free time I like to study, I also enjoy watching architecture content on YouTube
I鈥檓 not doing much exercise lately, for this reason I鈥檝e gained weight.
I think coffee is good. Likewise, I think tea is good.
In conclusion, no one is eternal.
I love watching series. However, I don鈥檛 like watching reality shows.
I love watching series, especially science fiction.
I can read different topics, for example, self-help, spirituality, psychology and coaching.
First I take a shower and then I go to work

  • I like to get up early, and then take a shower.
  • I hate this city, therefore I鈥檓 moving.
  • This cake is delicious, similary to the one my mom cooks.
  • I had a horrible day, to sump up I鈥檓 unemployed.
  • Sara is going to the cinema, in spite of she is tired.
  • Mario loves Italian food, above all he adore Gnocchi.
  • They like to do outdoor activities, for example Paula likes parkour, and Luis likes hiking.
  • First you cook the chicken, then fry the potatoes.
  • I painted my office and the garage. Not only that, I cleaned too.

  • I can鈥檛 sleep last night, because I had to much homework.

  • This book is so good, like a movie.

  • I finish my homework, finally.

  • I don鈥檛 like horror movies, however always take a look.

  • I love food, especially pasta. 鈾

  • I鈥檓 so slow doing my English homework, such a turtle or something.

  • First a cookie, later the soup.

  • Addition: I was at my favorite artist concert! Also, I met him in the Meet & Greet room, it was awesome!
  • Cause and effect: Due to the bad weather, we were unable to go to the beach
  • Comparison: I love to sleep in the same way that I love to eat
  • Conclusion: We were in the park and out of the blue he peed on my foot, in short, your dog is crazy
  • Contrast: Yeah鈥 It had been a while since we last met鈥 On the other hand, how have you been?
  • Emphasis: During the concert I didn鈥檛 look at the LED Screen, I was looking at the actual artist
  • Illustration: There are many great courses in Platzi, such as all the English courses
  • This PC was bought on July. Also, these speakers were bought as well.
  • Michael was late that evening, therefore, they missed the flight.
  • Pigs can fly in the same way as fish can run!
  • Finally, their true intentions were revealed.
  • Try to study Machine Learning unless you hate Math.
  • We can鈥檛 afford this house, in particular in this neighborhood.
  • She was not allowed to enter the game, in other words ,she was expelled from the team.
  • First, turn left, then go straight ahead three blocks, and eventually you鈥檒l arrive at the bakery.

I loved the dress that she used for her wedding. Also, her makeup was amazing.

I can go with you to the Gym. Because, I got flu.

This year seems better. In comparison, with the last one.

I studied math very hard last night. Finally, I could do all exercises

  • Colombia is a beautiful country, furthermore you can taste a lot of foods.
  • I forgot to study; as a result, I got a bad note.
  • you are like honey, sweet.
  • My family drinks coffee, however I prefer other options.
* Addition: I like running at the park, and I eat healthy food. * Cause and effect: My computer has some problems, so I'll repair it next week. * Comparison: My salsa class is more difficult, in comparison that my bachata class. * Conclusion: Finally, I'm studying Platzi courses every day. * Contrast: My city has some problems with traffic, however, the NYC has a lot of traffic all day. * Emphasis: My legs hurts a lot when I go running 20 kms. In fact, I need to rest 2 hours later. * Illustration: I love dogs, for example I have three dogs at home. * Time and sequence: I need to watch TV series in English, then I can learn more vocabulary.
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* My son **and** my husband are hungry. * He is still sick **because** he didn麓t bought the pill. * I was **like** a ghost. * **Finally**, I could take a relaxing shower. * The dress is good **but** It is more expensive than the shirt. * **For example:** fruits and vegetables. * **After** that, I have to go to eat the dinner.

onnectors
Connectors are linking words, we can use to connect other words, phrases, and paragraphs.

Addition: And.
Cause and effect: Because.
Comparison: In the same way.
Conclusion: In conclusion.
Contrast: However.
Emphasis: Actually.
Illustration: For example.
Time and sequence: First, Next.

I like motorcycle and siberian huskies. I would like to help you, because you sister help me before. It's safer to drive a car rather than ride a motorcycle. You cleaned your bike's chain. Hence you'll ride it more smoothly. You study hard for that test, yet you still failed. You should be careful when you walk out at night, specially when you don't know the streets your walking in. You can develop an rest api just for fun. For example I recently mad an ASP.NET Core rest api by using just c# as a programming language. Bush your teerh after you go to bed.
* And. * Because. * In the same way. * In conclusion. * However. * Actually. * For example. * First / Next.
In the realm of grammar, connectors, also known as conjunctions, play a crucial role in linking words, phrases, and clauses within a sentence or between sentences. They facilitate coherence and cohesion in writing by indicating relationships between ideas. Here's a breakdown of some common types of connectors: 1. **Coordinating Conjunctions**: These connectors join elements of equal grammatical rank, such as words, phrases, or independent clauses. The most common coordinating conjunctions are:Example: "She wanted to go to the party, but she had too much work to do." * **and**: Adds information or lists items. * **but**: Indicates contrast or exception. * **or**: Presents alternatives. * **nor**: Combines alternatives with negative statements. * **for**: Explains reason or purpose. * **yet**: Introduces a contrasting idea. * **so**: Shows consequence or result. 2. **Subordinating Conjunctions**: These connectors join an independent clause with a dependent clause, indicating a relationship of time, cause and effect, condition, concession, or comparison. Common subordinating conjunctions include:Example: "Although it was raining, they decided to go for a walk." * **after**, **before**, **while**: Indicate time. * **because**, **since**, **so that**: Show cause and effect. * **if**, **unless**: Express condition. * **although**, **though**, **even though**: Signal concession. * **as**, **than**: Introduce comparison. 3. **Correlative Conjunctions**: These are pairs of words used to connect similar elements within a sentence. Common correlative conjunctions include:Example: "He is not only intelligent but also hardworking." * **either...or**: Presents alternatives. * **neither...nor**: Combines alternatives with negative statements. * **both...and**: Indicates inclusion. * **not only...but also**: Adds emphasis. 4. **Conjunctive Adverbs**: These are adverbs that function as connectors between independent clauses, providing transition and indicating logical relationships. Some common conjunctive adverbs include:Example: "She studied hard; therefore, she passed the exam." * **however**, **nevertheless**: Show contrast. * **therefore**, **consequently**: Indicate consequence. * **furthermore**, **moreover**: Add information. * **meanwhile**, **subsequently**: Show sequence. Understanding and utilizing these connectors effectively can greatly enhance the clarity and coherence of your writing.
*Some types of connectors in English* *Addition connectors: Their purpose is to complement or add information.* *And (We bought a new suitcase and a new bag for our trip).* *Causal connectors: As their name indicates, their purpose is to point out the reason, cause or principle of a situation.* *Because (I want your opinion because you know more about this topic).* *Comparative connectors: They are all those connectors that clearly show the differences and similarities of places, objects or people.* *Like (Because you have good grades, don't try harder).* *Conclusive Connectors: They are used to end or conclude the topic.* *Therefore (He always works hard, therefore he will be promoted).* *Adversative Connectors: They are all those connectors that seek to show opposition or contrast.* *However ( The play was good; however, it was too long).* *To Emphasize: These connectors are used to give importance or highlight a specific point.* *By the way / In fact (By the way, in order to apply for a scholarship you must be very smart).* *Connectors to Give Examples: These connectors allow you to give a guideline or guide to better explain an idea.* *For example ( Women have not always had the same rights as men. For example, women could not vote in Colombia before 1954).* *Sequential Connectors: As their name indicates, they describe the sequence of a process step by step.* *First / In the first place ( First of all, this car is ecological)* *Translated with DeepL.com (free version)* [*https://www.britishcouncil.co/blog/aprende-ingles/conectores-ingles*](https://www.britishcouncil.co/blog/aprende-ingles/conectores-ingles)
**Addition:** I work from monday to friday and I don't like to work so many hours. **Cause and effect:** I would like to improve my english because I would like to travel around the world. **comparison: M**y mom is beautiful, like my grandmother. **Conclusion:** Finally, the Passionfruit juice is better than blackberry juice. **Contrast:** I really like the passionfruit yogurt ice cream however, the blueberry yogurt ice cream is so delicious too. Emphasis: I like to eat chocolate especially when i get my period. **Ilustration** I like to do high intensity exercise, for instance running **Time and sequence** First, i would like to write that I**** am very tired second, I did not sleep enough yesterday and finally I am going to sleep right now
* I want run and eat healthy * I have heat since rises sun. * My friend care the cat in the way same with my parents * To sum up we doesn't no go buy more food. * Is beautiful but i dont like. * My cat is lovely especially when i give caresses. * The weather is a hot such as an oven.
Time and sequence: First, I woke up early in the morning. Then I went for a run around the park. After that, I had a hearty breakfast. Finally, I started my work for the day.
* Moreover (adem谩s). I like watching movies; moreover, I practice listening. * Therefore (por lo tanto). She always runs; therefore, she is in great shape. * In the same way (del mismo modo). They do a great job; in the same way, they make a great team. * Overall (en general). Overall, she likes the movie.
Very well
Addition: I study English and Portuguese. Cause and Effect: I sleep early. Because I wake up at 6:00 am to go to the gym. Comparison: My brother is taller than me. Conclusion. In conclusion, study English is better. Contrast: I love play soccer; however, I don't have much free time. Emphasis: I like to travel, especially to the beach. Illustration: I love Mexican food, for example, tacos. Time and Sequence: In my daily routine I wake up at 5:55 am, Then I get up at 6:00 am.
### ADDITION * AND: "I want to buy a new laptop **and** a smartphone." * ALSO: "She can speak Spanish **also** she's learning Italian." * MOREOVER: "The report is incomplete; **moreover**, it's late." * ADDITIONALLY: "He will need to approve the budget, **additionally**, he must sign off on the project." * TOO: "I am going to the concert **too**." * NOT ONLY: "**Not only** did she finish the project early but she also ensured it was error-free." * FURTHERMORE: "The car is affordable **furthermore**, it's in excellent condition." ### CAUSE & EFFECT * BECAUSE: "I'm saving money **because** I want to travel next year." * SO: "It started to rain, **so** we took shelter." * SINCE: "**Since** we have a few extra minutes, let's review the notes." * FOR: "He received a bonus **for** his outstanding performance." * FOR THIS REASON: "The road was closed, **for this reason**, we had to take a detour." * THEREFORE: "She studied hard for the exam; **therefore**, she passed with flying colors." * AS A RESULT: "The company's profits declined, **as a result**, there were no bonuses this year." ### COMPARISON * IN THE SAME WAY: "Cats need attention, **in the same way** that dogs do." * LIKE: "She sings **like** an angel." * LIKEWISE: "He's a great teacher and **likewise**, a wonderful mentor." * SIMILARLY: "The sequel was **similarly** successful as the first movie." * EQUALLY: "They were both **equally** qualified for the position." * IN COMPARISON: "**In comparison** to the previous model, this car uses less fuel." * DESPITE THIS: "**Despite this**, he continued to work on the project without complaint." ### CONCLUSION * TO CONCLUDE: "**To conclude**, the results of the study are inconclusive." * IN CONCLUSION: "**In conclusion**, we should invest more in renewable energy sources." * SUMMARIZING: "**Summarizing**, we covered all the topics in today's meeting." * TO SUM UP: "**To sum up**, these are the three steps we need to follow." * OVERALL: "**Overall**, the festival was a huge success." * FINALLY: "He has worked hard, and **finally**, he has been promoted." * EVIDENTLY: "The strategy was effective; **evidently**, sales have increased." ### CONTRAST * BUT: "I want to go out, **but** it's raining." * HOWEVER: "It's an expensive car; **however**, it's worth the investment." * UNLESS: "We will not reach our goal **unless** we increase our efforts." * ON THE OTHER HAND: "I like the blue dress, **on the other hand**, the red one is lovely too." * ALTHOUGH: "**Although** it was raining, we had a fantastic time at the park." * HAND: "She's very friendly, **hand** her brother is quite shy." * OTHERWISE: "Please follow the instructions; **otherwise**, you might make a mistake." ### EMPHASIS * ESPECIALLY: "I love all kinds of fruit, **especially** mangoes." * ABOVE ALL: "Health is important, **above all** in these challenging times." * IN PARTICULAR: "This chapter, **in particular**, is very important for your understanding of the subject." * CERTAINLY: "You have **certainly** improved since the last time." * ACTUALLY: "I **actually** prefer to stay in rather than going out." * IN FACT: "He's **in fact** one of the most respected experts in his field." * NOTABLY: "Several participants, **notably** the youngest, performed exceptionally well." ### ILLUSTRATION * FOR EXAMPLE: "Many fruits are rich in vitamins; **for example**, oranges are a good source of Vitamin C." * SUCH AS: "There are many historical cities to visit, **such as** Rome and Athens." * FOR INSTANCE: "Some people prefer quiet holidays, **for instance**, a week in the countryside." * IN OTHER WORDS: "He's not very sociable, **in other words**, he prefers to be alone." * TO SHOW THAT: "We have introduced new policies **to show that** we are committed to sustainability." * AS AN EXAMPLE: "Using renewable energy sources, **as an example**, can significantly reduce pollution." * **IN THE CASE OF:** "In the case of emergency, please call this number immediately." * **TIME & SEQUENCE** * **FIRST:** "First, we will discuss the company's financial status." * **SECONDLY:** "Secondly, the meeting will cover the new marketing strategy." * **FINALLY:** "Finally, we will vote on the proposed changes." * **AFTER:** "After the break, we will continue with the training session." * **LATER:** "Let's discuss this further later, when we have more information." * **NEXT:** "Next, please turn to page 25 in your workbook." * **THEN:** "Mix the ingredients and then bake for 20 minutes." * **EVENTUALLY:** "If we continue to work hard, we will eventually reach our goal."
**Addition** *He is the Boss of the Company and Product Manager, he is also a business administrator* **Cause & Effect** * I am Colombian because I was born in Colombia **Comparison** * *She is pretty like my girlfriend* **Conclusion** * *...... in conclusion, I am very Inteligent* **Contrast** * ***I like** hamburgers but without tomato* **Emphasis** * *above all, I love my cats* **Illustration** * *For Example, my cat has blond hair, but there are more blond hair cats in the world* **Time & Sequence** * *After I arrive at my house I drink a cup of coffee*
* I love my dog, as well as my childrens. * My car crashed, therefore I can't drive tonight. * You don't like mountains as I don't like the ocean. * In summary, that book will make you cry. * She couldn't walk, hence, the trip was cancelled. * ...In particular, today has been a spectacular growth, 25% of your assets had increased. * I like ice cream, such as: lemon verbena, cardamom and watermelon. * Before that night we used to be friends.

ADDITION CAUSE & EFFECT:
Moreover, she excels in mathematics, so her grades are consistently high.
He is passionate about environmental issues because he believes in sustainable living.
For this reason, we have implemented a new policy to reduce energy consumption.
COMPARISON CONCLUSION:
Similarly, both novels explore themes of identity and self-discovery.
She enjoys classical music; in the same way, her brother is a fan of jazz.
In comparison, the first edition sold 100,000 copies, while the second edition only sold 50,000.
CONTRAST EMPHASIS:
She is very talented; however, she lacks the necessary experience for this job.
The weather forecast predicts rain; unless it changes, we鈥檒l have to cancel the outdoor event.
On the other hand, some argue that technology simplifies life, while others believe it complicates it.
ILLUSTRATION TIME & SEQUENCE:
First, gather all the necessary ingredients. Then, preheat the oven to 350掳F.
After finishing her degree, she plans to travel extensively.
The project started small, eventually growing into a multinational collaboration.

ADDITION: I like to eat healthily. Additionally, I do sports.

CAUSE AND EFFECT: I don鈥檛 like to sleep early. Consequently, I am always so tired.

COMPARISON: I think pizza is better than hamburgers.

CONCLUSION: In conclusion, being single is better.

CONTRAST: I like to listen to music. However, I don鈥檛 enjoy concerts.

EMPHASIS: I like to listen to music, especially Electro House.

ILLUSTRATION: I can practice various sports, such as kickboxing, basketball, and running.

TIME AND SEQUENCE: First, I want to find a good job. Then, I want to start my startup.

**Examples:** I like to lift weights at gym. **Additionally**, I run after each workout. I like to learn on Platzi everyday. **As a result** improve my skills, base knowledge and I can get better works, salary and why not create a business. I think the electric cars are good. **Despite this**, I think the fossil fuel cars are good. **In conclusion**, you need to improve your social skills. I love reading books. **Although,** I don鈥檛 like reading social media posts. I don鈥檛 like watching TV. **In particular,** tv reality shows. You can see the rainbow鈥檚 phenomenon. **In the case of,** raining and sun is shining simultaneously. **First** wake up, **then** tidy up your bed. **Finally** go for your breakfast.
* Addition Yesterday, Eduardo played the guitar at Bolivar's Theater. Additionally, he met up with his girlfriend. * Cause & effect Throughout the entire day, it was raining, and as a result, there was a astonishing car accident. * Comparison Luis has good grades, and similarly, Mary does. * Conclusion In summary, the professor casts doubt on the passage for these well-explained reasons. * Contrast Eduardo did great on the TOEFL Test, although he felt stressed in the days before. * Emphasis I love eating Ecuadorian chocolate, especially the ones from Paccari. * Illustration Platzi employs an accurate method to teach students challenging topics efficiently. In other words, Platzi is highly effective in its teaching approach. * Time & sequence And eventually, Eduardo earned a scholarship abroad due to his preparation and mettle.
I like pizza and pozole I'm learning english because I need to pass my TOEFL exam. Likewise I really want talk in english in other places. To conclude, I think my favorite place is Guanajuato, but if I can travel out of my country I love to visit first Spain especially Madrid.
When we are writing a full text, especially an academic text, the connectors are the most important tool. Here are some of my examples: 1. Addition: I would like to be fluent in English and French. 2. Cause & effect: I'm looking for a job because I'm unemployed. 3. Comparison: My mom is beautiful like the stars in the sky. 4. Conclusion: In conclusion, We found that the increase in government spending increases the economic activity of a municipality.
Yesterday we finished the class and we went to the party. My friend Isabel danced with her boyfriend Manuel then, they started to dance as professional dancers. The choregraphy was awesome especially when Manuel got up Isabel over his head and he continued the dance. Afterthat, my mom called me to ask about where I was, so I told her about the party. Finally at 3:00 am, Isabel, Manuel and me took an Uber to my apartment. This morning, I got up with a hedache, evidently the party was amazing.

**My sentences:

  1. My husband AND I studying at Platzi.
  2. I live in this neighborhood SINCE 2020.
  3. For me, learning English have been a hard work IN COMPARISON with study my university degree.
  4. My last trip was OVERALL a pleasant memory.
  5. I don鈥檛 want to have dinner today, UNLESS it be sushi.
  6. I really like to eat ESPECIALLY mom鈥檚 food.
  7. I love to read in my free times SUCH AS stories like 鈥樷楪rimm brother鈥檚 stories鈥欌.
  8. AFTER to the this class I hope to rest a few minutes.

My practice:

  1. I visited my parents yesterday. Futhermore, I visited my grandparents.
  2. I couldn鈥檛 go to the party because it was raining.
  3. I like pizza. In the same way, I like hamburgers.
  4. Summarizing, the show was bad.
  5. You can stay here and play video games. However, you can go to the park if you want to.
  6. I don鈥檛 like those girls, especially the leader.
  7. I have a lot of plushies, such as bears, dogs, bunnies and ducks.
  8. You can watch TV after you finish your homework.
  • Addition: I lost my wallet. Additionally, I lost my ID and my credit card.
  • Cause and Effect: I lost my wallet because I forgot it on the bus.
  • Comparison: I like the Paella from Barcelona. Likewise, I prefer Paella from Valencia.
  • Conclusion: I called my bank to close my account. In conclusion, they told me I could close my account in three days.
  • Contrast: I like to change my credit card unless they offer me more benefits.
  • Emphasis: I love Graphic Design, especially to create new interfaces.
  • Illustration: I like puppies, for example, dogs and cats.
  • Time & Sequence: After work, I like to go home and watch a movie.

addition
. I love watch tv and read books
cause and effect
. I always go later to job because i don鈥檛 earlysleep
Comparison
, the wolves are similary to dogs
Conclusion
. finally, to end the exhibition
contrast
. I like eat pizza but i don鈥檛 like eat fish
emphasis
. I love run in the park in particular with my friends
illustration
. I can cook much thing such as, cakes, pancakes, pasta, and cookies
time and sequence
. first order a pasta and after eat light something

This course is so good in the same way than others courses because they have a lot of grammar, in the same way I would say that others have topics so important, nevertheless this course in my opinion is good because it focuses on the writing part, a skill that is losting, however these types of courses make us remember that this one is very important, because encourage us to put in practice each of the clases, in fact I鈥檓 improving my writing skill because I am working into improve my writing skillm

Overall this course is one of the best courses due to is specifically to the writing skill and encourage you to put in practice everything

Contrast: I finished work at 20:00, how ever I stay two hours.

  1. I like to play but I don麓t have free time
  2. Actually I got a new job this week
  3. She is very important for me in others words I love her.
  4. First try it, second try it again and eventually you will do it.
  5. I ate a hamburger last night and some fries
  6. I training so hard because I want to feel fine with myself.
  7. Is very important to keep to study in conclusion never left to study.
  • I like pizza and donuts.
  • I鈥檓 tired because I went to swimming.
  • I like Maths. In the same way I like chemistry.
  • Finally, perseverant is the key.
  • I like go to parties. However, I don鈥檛 like drink alcohol.
  • I practice sports, especially soccer.
  • I鈥檝e visited some places, for instance, Cajamarca, Piura and Cuzco.
  • First, good friends. Then, good students.

My family is big and they eat a lot.
I didn鈥檛 eat today so now I鈥檓 sick.
My mom is tall like my grandma.
My boyfriend walked to my house when it was raining, so he is wet.
My dad is the driver of the house, on the other hand, my mom is the cook.
He is beautiful, especially when he wears sweaters.
My sister wears my clothes, in other words, she steals my things.
She drinks a lot of coffee before going to her job.

Addition:

She loves to sing, and she plays the guitar as well.
Cause and Effect:

The heavy rain caused flooding, resulting in road closures.
Comparison:

The new restaurant is as popular as the old one.
Conclusion:

In conclusion, we can see that exercise is beneficial for both physical and mental health.
Contrast:

He enjoys hiking, whereas his sister prefers indoor activities.
Emphasis:

It is absolutely essential to complete the project on time.
Illustration:

For example, imagine a scenario where all the lights suddenly go out.
Time & Sequence:

First, we need to gather all the necessary materials. Then, we can start the construction process.

鈥淐ONNECTORS鈥

  • Addition
    1.** In addition to** french, she speaks Spanish.
  • Cause and Effect
  1. I helped him Because I liked him.
  • Comparison
  1. My boyfriend was late to the meeting and I **Similarly ** was delayed.
  • Conclusion
  1. I鈥檓 ** Finally** taking English school at Platzi.
  • Contrast
  1. He is not very elegant; **However ** he is very sweet.
  • Emphasis
  1. She was sweet **Indeed ** but needed proper grooming.
  • Illustration
  1. If we have commitment with our country, we can do awesome things, as Illustrated by the Singapore success
  • Time and Sequence
  1. They鈥檒l call you Later today

I like walk but i don鈥檛 like running
I feel tired in particular after do exercise
This car is more expensive than other in this lot, for example the car beside is less expensive.
We can go to the movie in the afternoon later we can talk about the summer trip

Addition: I really love my girlfriend, but also I love my mom
Cause and effect: Drinking coffee makes me feel energetic. That鈥檚 why I鈥檓 studying right now
Comparison: Dogs are bigger than cats, but cats are more independent
Conclusion: In summary, I prefer to adopt cats.
Contrast: Exercise is good for my health, on the other hand, don鈥檛 do anything is good for my obesity.
Emphasis: I like pasta, In particular matriciana
Illustration: I can practice lots of sports, like swim, running, cycling.
Time and sequence: First, wake up. Then take the breakfast

Addition:
A brilliant linguist, He was also interested in botany
Cause and Effect:
We went to the beach, because we were on vacation.
Comparision:
I studied many hours of English and finally graduated.
Contrast-.
I麓m going to eat today, but I麓ll be back early.
Emphasis:
I love you, Of couser!
Ilustration:
When you go to the park play, for example, soccer
Time and sequence:
First We went to dinner and finally to the home.

Addition: My friend and I study english
Cause and Effect: I like learning, thus I鈥檓 a lifelong learner.
Comparison: I麓m as tall as my sibling.
Conclusion: I鈥檓 finally taking English school at Platzi.
Contrast: I have a subscription-free at Platzi, but I haven鈥檛 an expert+ subscription to keep learning English 馃槬 (For now).
Emphasis: I鈥檇 like to take a lot of careers at Platzi, especially the Data Science one.
Illustration: I like the philosophy, in other words, I love the wisdom.
Time & Sequence: I鈥檒l end the Web Development career before English School.

  • Addition: I鈥檓 learning English and Programming.
  • Cause and Effect: He arrives late due to traffic blankets.
  • Comparison: What do you got there, by the way?
  • Conclusion: You can go out alone, after all, you are 15years.
  • Contracts: That鈥檚 not yours but of him.
  • Emphasis: You are smart, above all, in math.
  • Illustration: It鈥檚 broken, in other words, you need to change it.
  • Time & Sequence: You have to wait, then you鈥檒l get it.

Good lecture

she lost her parents when were child,** as a result** she makes something immoral, she believes that this will fill that void, **however **she knows that this not so, all in all she is a person very nice and beautiful **finally **she doesn鈥檛 do it for fun.

Class practice

  1. She lives in the United States and she is 30 years old.
  2. I faild the exam, so I am going to study harder for the next.
  3. They are tall like theirs parents.
  4. He passed the final line, finally he is the world champion.
  5. I don鈥檛 linke this t-shirt, however I love the one over there.
  6. She love the idea, especially the implementation.
  7. Humans can eat anything, for example.
  8. We need to get married first.

I love wacthing sports. However, I don麓t like watching football

Marina tries to be better in English in the dame wat the Jonh

Practice:

Addition :

  • I love to eat Italian food. Also, I like Japanese food too.

Cause & effect :

  • I want to improve my English, for this reason I paid Platzi.

Comparison:

  • I think the Argentina arepa is good like Colombia arepa.

Conclusion

In conclusion, Platzi is the best plataform to study.

Contrast :

  • I prefer to do exercise in the morning, but my husband prefers it at night.

  • I have been to five countries such as Argentina, Peru, and Ecuador.

鈥 Connectors

  • ADDITION: She plays soccer. Additionally, she is the captain of the team.
  • CAUSE AND EFFECT: I eat a lot on dinrers, then I can麓t sleep well.
  • COMPARISON: These blue t-shirt is very nice. Likewise, this black t-shirt too.
  • CONCLUSION: In conclusion, I win.
  • CONTRAST: I like to study english. However, I never have time to study.
  • EMPHASIS: I like to go out. Especially with friends
  • ILLUSTRATION: There are a lot of technological advances. For example, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Virtual reality.
  • TIME AND SEQUENCE: First, I go to work, then at the University.

Addition:
I like to work out and meditate too.
Cause and effect:
Since I program my activities every day as a result, I complete my tasks.
Comparison:
I like to drink coffee in the same way as tea
Conclusion:
To conclude, My favorite dish is seafood.
Contrast:
I like the rain however I don鈥檛 like to get wet
Emphasis:
I enjoyed the desserts, especially the chocolate ones.
Illustration:
In the case of an emergency, broke the glass.
Time and sequence:
After 5 years in the university finally I get the title.

I鈥檓 from Venezuela and I live in Spain.
I study English because I want a better job and travel.
I have many years in Spain, especially in Asturias.
I like Gij贸n however, I miss Caracas.

MY EXAMPLES:

  • Shakira and Sofia Vergara are colombian artists.
  • I can鈥檛 go to the concert because it鈥檚 raining.
  • The weather in Bogota is comparable with the weather in Quito.
  • Mary didn鈥檛 studies for the english parcial, as a result she lost de materia.
  • Gus is studying English while Mary is studying French.
  • I like japanese food especially sushi.
  • My best friend won the lottery, in other words now she is millionaire.
  • The baby cried for hours, finally he slept.

Excellent class!

1. Mario is a doctor, he is also a actor 2. The girl is crying because she wants to eat 3. milk is good for growth in the same time it strengthen the immune system 4. orange has vitamin C in conclusion it's good for health

I take a shower. Futhermore, I brush my teeth
I really like running because I feel strong
You know economy in the same way she know physical
Overall, life is good wherever you look at it
I was slepping, but my mom got up me
Actually. my body hurts too much
Social Media is a new reality for everyone. For instance, 99% people have a account of Facebook
First, I born. Finally, I will die

  • I don鈥檛 have any pets, also I鈥檓 afraid of them.
  • I don鈥檛 have time for this. For that reason, it鈥檚 better you leave.

-You鈥檙e so stubborn, despite that, I love you.

  • I have the proof, in conclusion, you are guilty.

  • We have a poor guy asking for food; on the other hand, we have an old man trying to walk. Who would you help first?

  • I haven鈥檛 seen you since 2021. Actually since my birthday.

  • I want to practice a sport. For example, swimming.

  • After you have breakfast, you have to do the laundry.

Lily and Historia are friends. They're always for each other, therefore they never feel alone. They are like two mirrors. Actually like two flowers. Finding themselves over all. (addition, caus&efect, comparason, conclusion) ... In other words you have to feel your breathed, above all the noises you may listen, unless you can stop your head from going on, then you would find the peace your heart needs. (Ilust. emph. contr. Time&sec.)

Conectors

  • Addition:
    I drank two cups of coffee plus a big slice of cheesecake for breakfast this morning.
  • Cause and effect:
    I have a very active mind, which is why I have a hard time concentrating on just one thing at a time.
  • Comparison:
    I like pizza as much as I like sushi.
  • Contrast:
    I like to go out however I love to stay at home
  • Emphasis:
    I love aesthetics and design, in fact, that鈥檚 why I鈥檓 a stylist.
  • Illustration:
    I am good at cooking savory and sweet dishes; for example, pizza, pasta, ramen and also tiramisu, cakes and pastries.
  • Time and sequence:
    I鈥檓 going to have a quick meal first. Then I鈥檓 going to do my workouts.

Exercise
my daughter and I like to eat hamburgers
she is as cute as her grandmother
ceviche is better than chicken broth
I like to work at home
I can make pizza, cake and bread
I get up early because I have to study

Here is my take:

Addition: I鈥檓 studying, and my dog Trueni is sleeping.
Cause and Effect: I鈥檓 hungry. Therefore, I鈥檒l pause my practice for some minutes.
Comparison: I love learning as much as the Platzi team.
Conclusion: To sum up, this is a great course to start with.
Contrast: I love when people use contract conjunctions; however, I know I need to practice them more.
Emphasis: We have so many learning options in Platzi. Certainly, this is a great place to study.
Illustration: In the case of this option, I鈥檓 running out of ideas.
Time & Sequence: First, I鈥檓 going to eat something, then I鈥檓 going to start my yoga class.

Addition: My friend and I study at Platzi. Cause and Effect: I like learning, thus I鈥檓 a lifelong learner. Comparison: I麓m as tall as my sibling. Conclusion: I鈥檓 finally taking English school at Platzi. Contrast: I have a subscription-free at Platzi, but I haven鈥檛 an expert+ subscription to keep learning English 馃槬 (For now). Emphasis: I鈥檇 like to take a lot of careers at Platzi, especially the Data Science one. Illustration: I like the philosophy, in other words, I love the wisdom. Time & Sequence: I鈥檒l end the Web Development career before English School.

Addition:
My friend likes to play soccer on saturdays , and She loves eat pizza after the game.
Cause and effect:
I use glasse, since I was 13 years old.
Comparison:
She sings beautiful, in comparison with her sister singing in the bathroom.
Conclusion:
This is the last week of classes, finally vacations are near.
Contrast:
I love to play soccer, but I hate to play baseball.
Emphasis:
I love watching TV series, especially K-dramas.
Illustration:
We are going to visit our grandma, in other words we are going to eat a lof of delicious food.
Time and sequency.
I am busy right now, I can play with you later.

Connectors: I like meat and salad. Cause & efect: He is smart as a result he pasado the exam. Comparison: That girl looks like Selena G贸mez Conclusi贸n: I finally got Home. Contrast: I finished my English course but not the rest. Emphasis: I'm feel old specially when i'm with my family. Ilustration: My dog sold to show that i'll show a picture. Time & Secuence: After the party we went to my house .

I like to Whatch series , especially sultan .
I conclusi贸n, im lost.

Addition:
I would like to drink coffee and to eat coke

cause and effect:
I can鈥檛 go out with my friends because I鈥檓 too busy

Comparison:
I want speak english in the same way that my friend

Conclusion:
to conclude today is very cold

Contrast:
I study English a lot although I can鈥檛 speak it fluently

emphasis:
he has a lot of problems especially when he drinks a lot of alcohol

Ilustration:
Today, I tried to study Portuguese but I couldn鈥檛, in other words, I was very busy.

Time and sequence:
Eventually I go to much concerts, but finally I go with many friends

I like eat burgers and pizza.

I need to clean my house, therefore, tomorrow i going to wake up early

My dog is black similarly my car

I am going to the party but not yet

I don鈥檛 like fish, although, were i麓m in the sea i eat it.

i麓m a photographer, obviously i need to be better every day.

i love the pets, for example i say hi to every dog and cat in the street.

the first thing that a I do in the morning is do my bed, then I brush my teeth.

My practice:
-I like movies and podcasts.
-Juan is sick, for this reason, he did not come to work.
-These shoes are blue like mine.
-Finally, the ticket could be bought.
-Apples are rich in fiber, on the other hand, melon has little fiber.
-The egg has many nutrients, especially because it is high in protein.
-As an example of red fruit, we have strawberries.
-I prepared breakfast, then I went to take a shower.

I love to read books and drink coffee
I do not go to work because I am sick
I love to do yoga but I need more time
First I go to work, later I go to the gym

finally finished level A2
French is easy to learn but English is easier
After learning English I will start working in a museum because it is important to practice the language

I have te and bread for dinner. Additionallyone eggs.
2. I don;t like dancing. For this reason I didn鈥檛 danced.
3. I like chicken better because it is more tender and juicy than turkey.
4. To incluide everyone was excited and enjoyed it.
5. I wanted for you but you did not arrive.
6. I like donuts es[ecially the chocolete one.
7. Life is for example strong and fragile.
8. First eat, second play.

I like to swim and diving.
I don麓t like fishing because I take care of sea animals.

Bueno, me dicen si redacte bien las oraciones.
Tonight, I鈥檓 going to have dinner with my friends, and later, We go to dance.
I can to change the shirt, because I don鈥檛 sized me.
I want to buy the shoes. Likewise I want to buy the pants.
Finally, I will to buy my shoes.
This red dress is beautiful. However, It鈥檚 very expensive.
I like music, especially pop music.
I eat fruits and vegetables, in other the words, I take care of my health.
*Me corrigen, please. 馃槂

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I like to watch Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad.
I want to eat Pizza but it鈥檚 late.

Addition
I play video games as well as my dad
cause and effect
I ate the cake because i was hungry
comparison
We need to be equally with other
conclusion
In essence we need to be humble
contrast
I was doing my homewor in the other hand i have to work
emphasis
In particular We need to complete this
Ilustration
in other words is clear for everybody
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EXAMPLES OF CONNECTORS:

ADDITION:
I like onion and salad.

CAUSE & EFFECT:
He is smart as a result he passed the exam

COMPARISON:
That girl looks like Jenifer Lopez.

CONCLUSION:
I finally got home

CONTRAST:
I finished my biology homework but not the rest

EMPHASIS:
I鈥檓 feel old especially when I鈥檓 with my brother

ILLUSTRATION:
My dog is old to show that I鈥檒l show you a picture

TIME & SEQUENCE:
After the party we went to my house

Examples with Connectors.
Addition. My sister reads books and magazines.
Cause and effect. She studies English because she needs to travel.
Comparison. That voice is sweet like a fiddle.
Conclusion. They talked about bussines. Finally, they decided to give new ideas.
Contrast. Global warming increases, while, water decreases.
Emphasis. My son studies arts, in particular, classical music.
Illustration. The patient didn鈥檛 see the doctor. In other words, he didn鈥檛 go to the appointment.
Time and secuence. It is necesary to do a plain before to make an activity.

It's really interesting class.

Connectors in English, Connectors list;

Direction & Place

Here
There
Over there
Beyond
Under
To the left
In the distance
Opposite
Emphasis

Especially
Also
In particular
Furthermore
In addition
Indeed
Of course
Certainly
Above all
Specifically
Significantly
Notably
Time & Sequence

Later
After
Before
Then
Next
Soon
Finally
First, second鈥

Comparison

As 鈥s
As if
Equally
Similarly
Like
In the same way
Comparable
In like manner
Alternatively
Unless
Despite this
By the way

Contrast

But
However
On the other hand
Otherwise
Unlike
Conversely
At the same time
In spite of
Whereas
While
Yet
Apart from

Illustration

Such as
In this case
For one thing
For instance
For example
In the case of
Illustared by
As an example
An instance
In other words

Cause and Effect

Therefore
So
Because
Thus
Hence
Due to
As a result
Consequently
For

Addition

As well as
Further
Furthermore
and then
And
Too
Furthermore
Also
In addition to
Not only 鈥 but also
Or