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Our second category of linking functions is for changing the subject of a communication, for which we normally use expressions like 'incidentally' or 'by the way':
"I’ve been thinking to get to the shopping mall through the centre of town – what do you think? Incidentally, Mike told me they opened the High Street by now, so it should be quicker"
"I just came back from my holiday in Greece. By the way, what was your favourite destination for holidays so far?"
Here's another exercise for you to do, in which you will be prompted to change the subject in your conversation, by using the two expressions above.
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