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Linking Words Practice August 2018

Fill in the gaps below with the correct linking words. This is useful practice for your IELTS writing task 2 essay. Using linking words requires you to be careful with the grammar structure of your sentences – this lesson will review your ability to do that.

Questions

Choose the correct letter to complete each sentence. It is possible to have more than one letter for an answer.

  1. ……………. the government building more homes in city centres, there is still a lack of housing.
    1. Answers: A) Although   B) Despite   C) So
  2. ………….. the government is increasing the amount of money spent on dealing with environmental pollution, individuals must still play their part.
    1. Answers: A) But    B) Although  C) Despite
  3. People should eat a balanced diet ……………..  avoid serious health problems.
    1. Answers:  A) due to    B) so     C) in order to
  4. …………… there are children who may not find it easy to live abroad, for others it can be an experience that helps them mature and become more independent.
    1. Answers: A) While  B) In spite of  C) Even so
  5. ………………….. more and more people moving to the city to find jobs, housing has become a serious problem in city centers.
    1. Answers A) Consequently   B) As a result  C) As a result of  D) Owing to

Answers

Answers are now available:

Click here:  Answers Linking Word Lesson

All the best

Liz

 

Comments

  1. http://Nazim%20Uddin%20Altaf says

    1.A 2.B 3.C 4.A 5.C

  2. http://Aung%20Tun%20Lin says

    1.B
    2. B
    3. C
    4. A
    5. D

  3. http://THERESA%20ONUOH says

    1 B
    2 B
    3 C
    4 A
    5 C

  4. http://THERESA%20ONUOH says

    1 B
    2 B
    3 C
    4 A
    5 C

  5. http://Femi says

    1.B
    2.B
    3.C
    4.A
    5.C

  6. http://B.j says

    1. B
    2. B
    3. C
    4. A
    5. D

  7. http://Olena says

    A
    C
    C
    A
    D

  8. http://AMRITA%20MALLICK says

    1.B
    2.B
    3.C
    4.A
    5.C

  9. 1-b
    2-b
    3-c
    4-a
    5-d

  10. http://Zoba says

    1. A
    2. C
    3. C
    4. A
    5. D

  11. http://Nghia says

    1. A
    2.B
    3.A
    4.A
    5.A

  12. http://taiana%20pereira says

    1.A
    2.C
    3.C
    4.A
    5.D

  13. http://Riza says

    1. B
    2. B
    3. C
    4. A
    5. D

  14. http://dinesh says

    B
    B
    C
    A
    C/D

  15. http://Alaa says

    1.A
    2.A
    3.C
    4.B
    5.C

  16. http://Chidinma%20amadi says

    1.B
    2.B
    3.C
    4.A
    5.C

  17. 1. B
    2. C
    3. C
    4. A
    5. A

  18. http://baljinder%20kaur says

    b,b,c,a,c

  19. http://garry says

    1.A 2.C 3.C 4.A 5.C

  20. http://baljinder%20kaur says

    b,b,c,a,b

  21. http://Aseni says

    1.a
    2.c
    3.c
    4.a
    5.c

  22. http://Amit says

    1.A
    2.C
    3. C
    4. A
    5. C

  23. http://Manjula says

    1.a
    2.a
    3.c
    4.c
    5.b

  24. http://TESSY%20THOMAS says

    1.A
    2.C
    3.C
    4.A
    5.D

  25. http://Mio%20bob97 says

    My answers are
    1.B
    2.B
    3.C
    4.C
    5.D

  26. http://Amaka says

    1-B
    2-B
    3-C
    4-A
    5-C

  27. http://Merry%20Lozada says

    1. B
    2. B
    3. C
    4. A
    5. D

  28. http://Sardor says

    1)A
    2)B
    3)C

  29. http://Ginni says

    1.b
    2.b
    3.c
    4.a
    5.d

  30. http://Rositin says

    My answer are:
    1. B
    2. B
    3. C
    4. A
    5. C

  31. http://Manu says

    A
    C
    C
    A
    D

  32. 1. B
    2. B
    3. C
    4. A
    5. C

  33. http://Precious says

    1.B
    2.B
    3.C
    4.A
    5.C

  34. http://LIEZEL%20B.%20ACENAS says

    1. A
    2. B
    3. A
    4. C
    5. A

  35. http://Mohammad says

    1. A
    2. C
    3. C
    4. A
    5. B

  36. http://Alex says

    1. B
    2. B
    3. C
    4. A
    5. D

  37. http://samia.elawad says

    1. A
    2. B
    3.B
    4. B
    5.C

  38. http://Temitope says

    1. B
    2. B
    3. C
    4. A
    5. C

  39. http://Evelyn says

    1:B
    2:B
    3:C
    4:A
    5:C

  40. http://Tanya says

    1. A
    2.C
    2.C
    3.A
    4.D

  41. http://REKHA says

    1.B
    2.B
    3.B
    4.A
    5.C

  42. http://Karamjeet%20kaur says

    1.A
    2.B
    3.C
    4.A
    5.D

  43. http://meenakshi says

    1.A2.C3.C4.A5.B

  44. http://Jonah says

    1.B
    2.B
    3.C
    4.A
    5.A

  45. http://Abdulmajeed says

    1- A
    2- C
    3- C
    4- C
    5- D

  46. http://IRE says

    1,B
    2,B
    3,C
    4,A
    5,D

  47. http://Prerna says

    1. B
    2. B
    3. C
    4. A
    5. D

  48. http://Robin%20Williams says

    1.B
    2.B
    3.B
    4.A
    5.C

  49. http://Ferdousi says

    1.A
    2.C
    3.C
    4.A
    5.D

  50. http://Nguyen%20Thi%20Cam%20Tu says

    1.A
    2. B
    3. C
    4.A
    5. C

  51. http://Jarul%20Mehta says

    1. Despite
    2. Although
    3. In order to
    4. While
    5. Owing to

  52. http://Tina%20Manaktala says

    B
    B
    C
    A
    D

  53. http://Nikhil%20Thakkar says

    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. A
    5. C

  54. http://Okoye%20Comfort says

    1-A, 2-C, 3B, 4A, 5D.

  55. http://Salu says

    1.A
    2.B
    3.C
    4.C
    5.C

  56. http://vinod says

    1.A
    2.B
    3.C
    4.A
    5.D

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