Linkers/Connectors

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Task 1

Ex 1      Ex 2    Ex 3    Ex 4     Ex 5     Ex 6    Ex 7    Ex 8     Ex 9     Ex 10

Take notes of the mistakes and leave a comment in the blog saying which connectors/linkers are difficult to use in your case.

Task 2: Copy this essay in your blog and add connectors.

Causes and Effects of Uncontrolled Urbanization

If you are an urban dweller, you may know the real meaning of urbanization. 1. ……………, this does not always indicate your sufficient insight in the “uncontrolled urbanization”  topic too. To form a causal chain, it is right to say that more jobs, more services in the urban side and absence of land in the countryside force people to migrate to larger cities which brings about uncontrolled urbanization. 2………………….., some problems arise such as unemployment,inadequacy of infrastructure/services and some environmentally unwanted events as well as unpleasant demographic incidents.

 

3………….., it is a good point to dig up the reasons for people to come to larger cities. First of all, by all accounts, cities are perceived to offer a wide variety of job opportunities on the grounds that there are very different branches of  businesses in cities. Inasmuch as unemployment level is hugely high in the rural areas and the work is only about farming in contrast to countless business sectors in chief cities, more and more people choose searching for their chances in the metropolis.

 

4………………., comes another significant reason: There are better services in cities. As a matter of fact, transportation is extremely developed so as to make use of time efficiently. Medical services are supported with the latest technological improvements, there are unbelievably modern hospitals. 5………………, education is taken into account seriously. There are very high-quality schools with excellent teachers, teaching with up-to-date techniques. None of these can be found in the rural areas, at this stage.

 

6…………………………. factors causing migration to big cities, there is a strong push factor stemming from absence of enough land. It would be very hard and useless to cultivate the land if it is too small to make an agricultural production. One important thing triggers this incident increasingly during the last years; namely, division of land. To explain, in the rural areas when someone dies, the inheritance would usually be the land. 7…………, the land is divided into many parts due to the fact that in the countryside it is common to have lots of children and they all have rights to take one part of the inherited land. 8…………….., what they get are useless small lands rather than a gigantic land which is capable of making a great deal of agricultural production itself. The inability to do the only thing, farming, again brings about migration to big cities with the hopes of making money.

 

As mentioned earlier, all these facts and figures necessitate uncontrolled urbanization, in the midst of the causal chain. 9……………………, what are the side effects and drawbacks of this growth?

Task 3

After working on connectors, you are going to create a quiz to test your classmates!

Use this: https://www.flexiquiz.com

(you can also use google forms)

Create a 10 question quiz and share it in your blog.

Visit other blogs to complete quizzes

Resultado de imagen para have fun

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3 Responses to Linkers/Connectors

  1. jperezmuniz says:

    When doing the activities, I got confused with the words “although” and “though”. I could not understand when I have to use each one.

  2. mmuller says:

    I found difficult the connectors “Though” “Whats more” in exercise 3.
    “In spite of” in exercise four.
    “Due tue” in exercise 7.

  3. Milagros says:

    I find it difficult to apply the words however and furthermore.

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