Quiz: The language of essays
Expository texts can satisfy different aims.

In this quiz we list a number of expressions that are likely to occur in expository texts that Describe, Sequence, Compare, Show Cause & Effect, Present Problems & Solutions.

Can you match each list to the correspoding aim?

Question 1: for example, for instance, such as, including, to illustrate *
1 point
Question 2: if/then, reasons why, as a result, as a consequence, consequently, therefore, because, since, so that, hence, due to, thus *
1 point
Question 3: first, second…, before, later, next, following, then, finally, after, when, since, now, previously, on (+ date) *
1 point
Question 4: on the one hand, on the other hand, however, but, although, similarly, also, in contrast, different/differenlty, like, alike, likewise, equally, either/or, in the same way, just as, in comparison, whereas, while, whilst *
1 point
Question 5: the problem (issue, dilemma, etc.) is, if/then, because, so that, the question /answer is, resolve *
1 point
Question 5: the problem (issue, dilemma, etc.) is, if/then, because, so that, the question /answer is, resolve *
1 point