Element FORM/USE: ORGANISING, ADDING
SuperCat DISCOURSE MARKERS
SubCat discourse markers in writing
Lexical Range N/A
Level B1
Cando Can use a range of words and phrases as discourse markers to add information.
Corrected Learner Example Moreover the health of our staff and customers is essential. (Switzerland; B1 THRESHOLD; 2006; German; Pass)

In addition it is wonderful to see the prize that the winner gets at the end, sometimes it is money or a nice holiday. (B1 THRESHOLD; 2006; French; Pass)

Besides, you're 18 years old and you aren't a baby. (Italy; B1 THRESHOLD; 2008; Italian; Pass)

What is more, you could go to "Estadio Centerano" to watch football matches and to Maroias to go horseriding. (B1 THRESHOLD; 2003; ; Pass)

Furthermore, I think that you should do some small exercises during your break, for example you could go running in the morning and evening. (Russia; B1 THRESHOLD; 2009; Russian; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example
Comments Note that there are 54 instances of items such as 'moreover', 'in addition' and 'besides' at A2; they are mostly from Romance languages, especially French learners. At B1, the frequency is 1,500 and across a wider L1 range.

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