Using “However” with Pros and Cons
Mar14

Using “However” with Pros and Cons

During the IELTS exam, you may find yourself required to describe the pros and cons (or advantages and disadvantages) of something. There are different ways of doing this. For example, you might want to say “On the one hand… On the other hand…” But one of the simplest and best ways is by using “however.” However Looks at these examples: Riding a bike to school can help you maintain a higher level of...

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But, While, Whereas = Not the Same
Dec14

But, While, Whereas = Not the Same

The words but, while, and whereas can be confusing for students. They seem like they serve the same function, which is to compare and contrast things. However, there are differences that mean these words are not interchangeable. But In English, we use the word but when we are comparing or contrasting features of the same thing. Example The dog is tired but happy = the dog is tired but the dog is happy (We don’t repeat “the dog.”) The...

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