Certain linking words or phrases can be used either at the beginning of the sentence or in the middle of the sentence. You must pay careful consideration to the punctuation (.,;:'"?!) in each case. In order to receive a higher band for grammar you need to accurately punctuate your writing.
If you haven't done so, have a look at our other linking words lessons:
Linking Words and Phrases Lesson
Linking Words and Phrases Lesson Exercise 1
Linking Words and Phrases Lesson Exercise 2
Linking Words and Phrases Lesson Exercise 3
|It is the opinion of some people that without a high salary an individual cannot be considered successful. , some may argue that if an individual has a low paying job, he or she may have low self-confidence, many people see a link between salary and self-worth. Many believe this to be true, , I am of the opinion that free time may be more valuable for a large portion of the community than struggling for a high salary that may never be attained. An abundance of free time allows the individual to spend more time pursuing interests or skills he or she is directly interested in. , the individual is likely to be much happier and, , is likely to improve skills which he or she believes are important. This would seem to be an indicator of a form of success.|
|, while a high paying job has traditionally been seen as a sign of success, it is clear that there are other ways of measuring success in life, one of which may be to see how much time an individual can spend pursuing interests or skills which he or she places value on.|
Here is an example:
synonym of self-confidence
Meaning: To have self-worth is to think of yourself as a positive person.
Example: I feel like my self-worth has increased since I started learning the piano.
Note: If the interactive exercises aren't giving you a score, try refreshing the page.
IELTSTutors.org - All these IELTS lessons are completely free, so enjoy studying and let us know if you have any questions or suggestions!
About The IELTS Test
Academic Writing Task 1
Academic Writing Task 2
Cause And Effect
Coherence And Cohesion
Complete The Notes
Complete The Table
Frequently Asked Questions
General Training Reading
General Writing Task 1
General Writing Task 2
Listening Section 1
Listening Section 2
Listening Section 3
Listening Section 4
Problem Solution Essay
Speaking Part 1
Speaking Part 2
Speaking Part 3
True / False / Not Given