Element FORM/USE: COMPARING
SuperCat DISCOURSE MARKERS
SubCat discourse markers in writing
Lexical Range N/A
Level B2
Cando Can use a range of phrases as discourse markers to introduce a comparison.
Corrected Learner Example [talking about celebrating New Year] But some countries celebrate on other dates too, like they have Chinese New Year according to their calendar. Likewise, in Nepal New Year is celebrated on 1st of Baishak, which is the start of a new year according to the Nepalese calendar. (B2 VANTAGE; 2011; Breton; Pass)

This group is expected to decrease considerably in the next fifty years. Similarly, the population of children are likely to drop to 11.5% in 2050. (India; B2 VANTAGE; 2011; Kannada; )

When you read a letter from someone, you can imagine and almost feel the emotions of that someone. In the same way, when you read a book, you can feel the author's sensations, travel to distant places or participate in adventures only possible in your imagination. (Portugal; B2 VANTAGE; 1993; Portuguese; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example
Comments N/A

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