IELTS Vocabulary Quiz | Discourse Markers




Can you score 100% on this IELTS vocabulary quiz about disourse markers? Test your knowledge of 'discourse markers' in English to improve your IELTS score.

IELTS Vocabulary Quiz 1 Discourse Markers

1. I usually wake up late on weekends, _______ during the winter.
    similarly
    particularly
    including


2. He rarely drinks alcohol, ______, not unless it’s the weekend.
    in other words
    particularly
    or at any rate

3. The report also compares two other locations which are similar to London, _____ New York and Hong Kong.
    in other words
    namely
    to be accurate

4. His attitude was rather brusque, ______ rude.
    particularly
    not to say
    at least

5. The tomatoe is not, _____, a vegetable in spite of the fact that most people generally consider it is; in reality, it’s a fruit.
    likewise
    strictly speaking
    by contrast

6. Many cities, New York _____, have large and complex underground rail systems.
    including
    say
    for example

7. Prices in London were exorbitant, ______, significantly more expensive than in other areas of the country.
    in other words
    or at least
    not to say

8. Various countries, ______ the UK and the USA, have already implemented bans on smoking inside restaurants and bars.
    namely
    including
    viz.

9. It’s common knowledge that cigarettes have an adverse effect on health. Why, ______, are they still so popular with many people?
    then
    for example
    so

10. She should really try dieting, _____, cut back on cakes and sweets.
    that is to say
    likewise
    or at any rate




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