Discursive markers

Discursive markers

 Discursive (or discourse) markers are words and phrases which, if used correctly, can add fluency to you writing and help you to link ideas and paragraphs together. They will help your response develop in a logical and structured way. Try some of the following to:

show the order of your ideas:

Initially

Secondly

Thirdly

Finally

show the results of the point you have made:

Consequently

Therefore

Furthermore

As a result

show a shift in your argument:

However

Despite this

Alternatively

Nevertheless

 

show you are coming to a conclusion:

To conclude

To summarise

To sum up

In conclusion

introduce examples:

An example of this

For instance

To illustrate this

This can be supported by

introduce a comparison or similarity:

Accordingly

Similarly

In comparison to this

Just as

 

 

A2 February mock exam resources

Here are some useful resources for you ahead of your mocks:

Timings and writing 9 and 18 mark answers:

Writing 18 mark answers

18 mark model answer:

18 mark model_science

Writing 33 mark answers:

Writing a 33 mark answer

Model exam response:

SCLY3_mock_exemplar_January_2012_presentation

Marxism revision notes:

KARL_MARX_EXAM_HANDOUT

 

Social change resources

Max (Elvery) Weber

Here is the PP we have used in class:

Religion_ and_social change_3

Desmond Tutu

Here is a fantastic revision map for social change:

rel_soc_change

Ayatollah of Iran

Also, it is worth having a quick read of this explanation about the Iranian fundamentalism that arose out of the Iranian revolution of 1979:

rel_soc_change