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Saturday, October 3, 2009

Types of Connectors: PMR

1. To show addition/add another point to existing ones
– besides
– moreover
– furthermore
– in addition
– on top of that
– and
– apart from this
– as well as
– in the same way
– other than that
– also
– then
2. To give examples/illustrate
– for example
– for instance
– in other words
– a good example
– such as
– in this way
– by doing so
– in particular
– especially
– like
3. To show result/conclusion/consequence
– as a result
– therefore
– thus
– consequently
– accordingly
– in conclusion
– to conclude
– in summary
– hence
– given these facts
4. To arrange idea in sequence
a. order

– first/firstly
– second/secondly
– subsequently
– then
– before that
– next
– later
– finally
– lastly
– first and foremost
– last but not least
– initially
b. time
– while
– since
– for
– when
– as
– meanwhile
– till
– before
– until
– after
– whenever
c. place
– where
– wherever
5. To show contrast/contradiction/connect two opposite ideas
– on the one hand
– on the other hand
– although
– nevertheless
– even though
– in contrast
– however
– on the contrary
– conversely
– in spite of
– despite
– but
– still
– yet
– whereas
– if
– whether
– though
6. To show emphasis/connect another point to make the existing argument stronger
– in fact
– as a matter of fact
– this is the way
– definitely
– certainly
– indeed
7. To show cause/reason
– because
– as
– due to
– for
– since
8. To sum up some/all of your ideas
– in short
– to sum up
– in brief
– the gist of it is
– to put it briefly
– overall
9. Examples of other words/phrases you can use to begin sentences
– when
– while
– as
– before
– after
– recently
– soon
– meanwhile
– earlier
– sometimes
– nowadays
– only
– panic-stricken
– all
– despite
– previously
– now
– hopefully
– fortunately
– wherever
– in spite of
– many
– this
– thus
– at this moment
– therefore

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Collection of SPM English Language Question Papers

2005
Terengganu Trial [Paper 1]

2007
Johor Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2] [Answers], Melaka Trial 2007 [Paper 1] [Paper 2], TIMES [Paper 1] [Paper 2] SPB [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2008

Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2],
Trial
MRSM Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], SBP Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kelantan Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kedah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Johor Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Perlis Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sabah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sarawak Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Melaka Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2009

Terengganu TOV [Paper 1] [Paper 2] Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2]
Melaka Trial , Johor Trial , Sabah Trial , Kedah Trial , Perlis Trial , Times , SBP , Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

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