In the IELTS writing exam, one of the criterion for marking the exam is based on cohesion and coherence in your writing. One strategy to bring your band score up in this criterion is to use adverbs, or linking words. Here is a list of some adverbs you should use in your writing to connect your ideas today effectively. By using these words, you can add cohesion and structure to your writing. The more structure your writing is, the more coherent it will be: therefore, helping to improve your band score.