Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: discourse marker

Definitions: Finally is used to introduce the last argument or point.

Examples: I believe the internet can be a powerful learning tool in the classroom for three reasons. First, children are able to… Secondly, the internet can… It is, finally, a great source of lesson material for the teacher. For instance,…

Synonyms: lastly, last of all

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 20 A