Academic Writing – some handy resources

This is my favourite resource for typical academic expressions and sentence structures: http://www.phrasebank.manchester.ac.uk/compare-and-contrast/

And here are some more useful options…

Linking word list and practice activity: http://library.bcu.ac.uk/learner/writingguides/1.33.htm

More linking words in context: http://academicwriting.wikidot.com/linkingwords-and-phrases

Flo-joe linking words activities: http://www.flo-joe.co.uk/cae/students/writing/linking/