Lindsay McMahon
"The English Adventurer"

Today you’ll learn 6 IELTS synonyms for “next”, for better Vocabulary and Cohesion/Coherence scores.

In order to get a 7 or higher for vocabulary, you can’t repeat the same word too often, in Speaking and Writing.

This isn’t only true for the nouns, verbs, and adjectives you use.

It also applies to linking words and transition phrases.

Furthermore, to reach that higher score for Cohesion/Coherence, you should also try to employ more impressive linking words, and, again, don’t repeat yourself.



Where are these synonyms for “next” useful on your IELTS Exam?


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So, how else can we say “next”?

1. After (that), afterward

2. Subsequently, in the subsequent decade

3. Then

4. Following this

5. Five minutes later

6. Thereafter

Choose 3-4 of these phrases and add them to your vocabulary notebooks. Then, practice using them in a Part 2 answer!

What vocabulary do you tend to repeat in your speaking and writing?

Share your problem word in the comments section below!


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