IELTS Writing Task 2: firstly, secondly, finally A few people have asked me whether using" firstly, secondly, finally" to organise a paragraph is too easy. My answer is that using easy organising language like" firstly, secondly, finally" allows you to focus on the real content of what you are writing topic vocabulary, collocations, examples. Secondly, it cited strains in bank funding markets; thirdly, the economic slowdown, and its ability to cause further losses at banks, restricting their ability to give new loans.
. [Wall Street Journal Firstly, we need something to eat. Secondly, we need to find a place to live in. And thirdly, we need to find work. Instead of firstly, secondly and thirdly we can use first, second and third. Note that the expressions firstly, secondly etc.are more formal and are more common in British than American English.
First, we need something to eat. Mar 20, 2009 Re: Is there any alternative to" First, Secondly, thirdly" ? I have noticed this is bullet pointing with firstly, secondly, thirdly etc seems to be quite common in non natives essays. It isn't how I would make my points.
May 14, 2014 Academic Research& Usage: Firstly, Secondly, Thirdly, Even Fourthly Sounds Right, But What About Fifthly and Sixthly? I would like to say: First, I would like Secondly, I am Finally, I think is it correct? and what we call this kind of structure? is there alternatives? Home Explore Language questions The English language Why do we use first, second. . and not firstly, secondly? Why do we use first, second. . and not firstly, secondly? When listing things there is a convention that the first item is introduced as first rather than firstly, although the following items can be said to be secondly, thirdly, fourthly The paragraph I wrote for last week's lesson (repeated below) is structured in the following way: 1.
Topic sentence 2. Firstly 3. Example 4. Secondly 5. Finally. I think this is a good way to organise a paragraph. However, it's best not to use the same structure twice in one essay. Firstly, you could still write about your own feelings and opinions using different phrases, and secondly, not all uses of the first person are bad. Its a good idea to stay clear of phrases such as I think, or in my opinion, unless youre evaluating a claim.
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