Language techniques

Use clear linking words and phrases

Linking words and phrases work as signposts to tell the reader that something new / important is coming. They are a way for the speaker to tell the audience that they are about to move to a new topic or section of the talk.

The first important factor is.......
Next I will talk about.......
Another important aspect is.......

Example

Notice how Cristine uses linking words and phrases to introduce her points and sub points.

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