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    discourse markers?

    hi! can someone tell me difference between discourse markers and logical connectors? is that the same and how to distinguish one from another if not? thanks in advance for your help:)

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    Re: discourse markers?

    Quote Originally Posted by sonjci View Post
    hi! can someone tell me difference between discourse markers and logical connectors? is that the same and how to distinguish one from another if not? thanks in advance for your help:)


    Once upon a time, Little Red Riding Hood went to visit her granny, and she took a shortcut through a dark, dark wood.

    Which of the two underlined sections is which? (Hint: the first says 'Here comes a story.') I don't see what connection the two concepts have. Perhaps you're a member of a 'discourse community' that assigns special meanings to those concepts...

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    Re: discourse markers?

    well, there were exam questions to find used logical connectors, and some students told me that I can write conjunctions, which are markers. I did see that logical connectors are: and, but, if... that`s why I was confused, but thank you anyway.

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