Connecting Words (连接词)
similarly; in like manner, in comparison with; when compared with; compared with; when in fact...; like...;
yet; still; for all of that; notwithstanding; rather; neither ... nor; although; though; but; however; something is just the other way around(另一种方式); while
for example; for instance; in thiscase; namely; as you know; like; such as; a case inpoint is...; in particular; including...; put it simply; stated roughly; on this occasion
in fact; especially; particularly; moreover; naturally; what is particular; not to mention...; believe it or not; undeniably; it is certain/sure that...
if; unless; lest; provided that(考虑到); if it is the case; in this sense; once...; if possible; if necessary; if so; if not all; if anything
in other words; to put it in a nutshell; in sum; therefore; hence; in short; in brief; to sum up;in conclusion; in summary; to conclude
beyond; opposite to; adjacent to(毗邻的); at the same place; there; over; in the middle; around; in front of; in the distance; farther; here and there
with this object; for this purpose; in order that; in this way; since; so that; on that account; in case; with a view to; for the same reason.
in other words; that is to say; namely; to put it in another way;as I have said;again;once again.
at once; immediately; at length; in the meantime; meanwhile; at the same time; in the end; then; soon; not long after; later; at once; at last; finally
at this time; first; second; at last; next; previously; simultaneously; eventually; last but not least; to start with; to end with; finally
because; because of this; since; as; for; owing to; due to; for the reason that...; in view of; for such areason; as a result of; therefore; consequently
but; even so; however; though; even though; independent of; reckless of ; despite that; in spite ofthat; regardless of; while…yet…; unless...
and; also; too; as well as; either...，or...; both...and...; for onething...，for another...; meanwhile; at the same time
further; In this way; still; not...but...; in addition (to); more specifically; besides; as far as... is concerned; moreover; in other words; even; in order to do it...; to make things better(worse); accordingly
A：When are you going to take a trip to Italy?
B: Well, I have been preparing for that for a long time and I think it will be in next month.
A：Are you gonna be available this Sunday afternoon?
B: Uhmmmmm… I am not sure and please let me check my schedule.
3. You Know
A：What would you like to have?
B：Well,you know, like always, Orange Chicken!
4. It's Like…
A：How was the show on Sunday?
B：Uhmm, it's like…it's like the one we saw t**ether last year.
5. I Mean
A: Would you please tell me more about your former university?
B: Oh, yes, sure, I went abroad when I was a junior and came back one year later. I transfered to another school right after I came back. Oh, I am sorry, I mean I do not really know that much of it.