Discourse Markers Or Transition Words Used To Draw Attention To What You Are Going To Say

Here are some discourse markers or transition words that you can use in your IELTS letters to draw attention to what is going to be said.

Discourse markers or Transitional Adverbs used to focus attention on what is going to be said

  • With reference to
  • Talking/speaking of/about
  • Regarding
  • As regards
  • As for
  • As far as ……. is concerned

I am writing with/in reference to your advertisement for a data entry operator.
As for those sales targets, I don’t think that they are achievable.
Regarding your loan application, we are pleased to inform you that it has been approved.
I am far as I am concerned, the proposed airport is not good for the environment.
Taking of James, do you know that he is going abroad?
There is some problem as regards the transportation arrangements.

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