More examples of Signpost Language

Decide which section/phase of the talk each of the following expressions is likely to occur or the point each tries to signal. Put each of them into an appropriate category (Introduction, Clarifying, Emphasising or Conclusion).

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Quiz: What do they signal?

In this quiz, you will be given a list of expressions/phrases. After each one, decide in which section a particular expression or phrase is likely to occur.

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Signpost language

One of the strategies you can use during listening is to pay attention to words and expressions that signal what has been covered and what is coming up in a talk.

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