7 terms

Writing & Speech Transitions

Use these words and phrases to eliminate the abrupt, choppy sound of your sentences and ideas.

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furthermore, what's more, also, besides, equally important, moreover, in addition, in the same manner, likewise, similarly,
First of all, you shouldn't smoke because it causes lung cancer in the smoker. ______, your smoking can damage the lungs of those around you.
for example, for instance, in fact, take the case of, that is, to illustrate
CAC is a great place to go to school if you enjoy music and art; _______, in two weeks there will be a middle school play and soon their will be a student art show.
although, despite, even though, however, in contrast, in spite of, nevertheless, on the contrary, on the other hand, yet, whereas, conversely
_________ Ben loves to participate in sports, he never watches sporting events because he dislikes being a spectator.
all in all, in conclusion, in other words, in short, in summary, on the whole, that is, therefore, to sum up
_________, I have enjoyed talking to you all about my experiences overseas. Thank you for having me speak at your event.
after, afterward, as, as long as, as soon as, at last, before, during, earlier, finally, formerly, immediately, later, meanwhile, next, since, shortly, subsequently, then, thereafter, until, when, while
Early in the morning, everyone met for breakfast. _______, we all went to play tennis at the local club.
first, second, third, following this, now, afterward, subsequently, finally, simultaneously
To make a grilled cheese, you must first slice your cheese. _______, you butter one side of the bread. _____, you put the bread with the cheese in between into the pan to cook.
accordingly, as a result, because, consequently, for this reason, hence, if, otherwise, since, so, then, therefore, thus
The children ate ice cream until they thought they would explode. _______, everyone felt too sick to jump on the trampoline.