linkers of addition

how to chose and use them

Let’s first look at these two sentences:

Rafael plays the piano.          He sings.

Here Rafael does 2 activities. We want to link or add these 2 ideas together. So, how can we connect these 2 sentences?

Linkers of addition are used to connect ideas or information. Two very basic addition linkers are AND and ALSO. However, you need to master more complex ways to link your ideas when writing at a B2 level. You also need to be careful as not all addition linkers can be used in the same way.

The following video from will explain how to effectively use addition linkers in your writing:


Now that you’ve learned about addition linkers, it’s time to practice! Get a pen/pencil and a sheet of paper.

Try to connect the 2 sentences in as many ways as you can on your paper.

Rafael plays the piano.          He sings.

When you are ready, click here to see all the possibilities!  RAFAEL addition SENTENCES


About Michele

Energetic and passionate English (EFL) teacher with more than ten years teaching experience.

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