Discourse Markers

Discourse markers are words and phrases which we use to connect and organise our ideas, such as ‘right’, ‘well’ and ‘anyway’. They can guide the listener by connecting ideas and telling the listener what information is coming up. Some have other functions:


The BBC has a very interesting course Towards Advanced with a few interesting activities: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/towards-advanced

Colloquial expressions in English