Filler Words

Hi Guys, you might already use words without realizing them. When you can’t think of the right word to use in a sentence, you might say “umm, ok, I mean, i guess, you know, actually” and other. These give you a break while you think, without an awkward, silent pause, right? But what are those in English? Yap, those are filler words. Filler words are words (and phrases) that are used to fill silence when you’re speaking. They’re words that don’t add any real value to the sentence. They simply keep you going while you come up with the rest of your sentence. Their actual name is “discourse markers,” but… Read More

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