Signposting

school icon34 words
18 min
Vocabulary for IELTS (General) - Lesson 23

Vocabulary for IELTS (General)
additionallyadverb

as an extra point or fact; in addition

1
furthermoreadverb

in addition to what has just been stated; besides

2
moreoveradverb

used to support or add to what one has just said by giving new or more information

3
neverthelessadverb

despite what has just been said

4
formeradjective

first in order of two things or persons that are already mentioned

5
initialadjective

related to or happening at the beginning

6
latteradjective

second in order of two things or persons that are already mentioned

7
prioradjective

happening, existing or arranged before something else or a particular time

8
respectivelyadverb

in exactly the order mentioned

9
subsequentadjective

coming or existing after something else; following

10
overalladverb

with everyone or everything included

11
thusadverb

in the way or manner that is already mentioned

12
consequentlyadverb

therefore; as a result

13
howeveradverb

used to indicate contrast or contradiction

14
alsoadverb

used to introduce another fact or idea in addition to something already mentioned

15
alternativelyadverb

as a second choice or another possibility

16
converselyadverb

in a contrasting or opposite way from what has just been mentioned

17
to assertverb

to say clearly and confidently that something is true

18
to claimverb

to say that something is the case without providing proof for it

19
to demonstrateverb

to show clearly that something is true or exists by providing proof or evidence

20
to showverb

to teach or explain to someone how something is done in a practical way

21
to intendverb

to have something in mind as a plan or purpose

22
firstlyadverb

used to introduce the first fact, reason, etc.

23
secondlyadverb

used to introduce a second fact, reason, etc.

24
finallyadverb

as the last reason or point

25
to signpostverb

to clearly demonstrate something, especially the way that an argument, speech, etc. will develop so that everyone will notice and understand

26
supplementaryadjective

provided to improve or enhance something that already exists

27
besidesadverb

used to add a convincing reason to support the statement just mentioned

28
extraadverb

to a degree or extent that is greater or more than usual

29
whereasconjunction

used to introduce a statement that is true for one thing and false for another

30
whilstconjunction

while something else is happening

31
on balancephrase

after considering all relevant facts and taking every factor into account

32
in contrastphrase

used to compare two things when the latter is very different from the former

33
as a resultphrase

because of something; therefore

34
Download LanGeek app for free