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We put some adverbs outside the clause. They modify the whole sentence or utterance. Evaluative and viewpoint adverbs are good examples of this:

The electric car, surprisingly, does not really offer any advantages over petrol cars. (evaluative)

Personally, I think the show was great. (viewpoint)

Linking adverbs (then, however)--

Linking adverbs show a relationship between two clauses or sentences (e.g. a sequence in time, cause and effect, the contrast between two things):

I left my house in the morning
I went to pick up Leanne at her house.

We talked until the early hours
consequently, I overslept the next morning
. (the result of the late night is that I was late the next morning)

The sun will be shining in France.
, heavy rain is expected in Spain.


We can use then and consequently to join clauses or sentences. We usually use but not however to connect two clauses in the same sentence:

There was no room for them but they got on the train.

There was no room for them. However, they got on the train.

Is the English here correct?

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