How to organize your thoughts: essential linking words

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HOW TO ORGANIZE YOUR THOUGHTS: ESSENTIAL LINKING WORDS

Introducing
Adv : to begin with, to start with, as an introduction,first and foremost
Prep : to begin with ..., to start with ...

Adding information
Adv : besides, moreover,furthermore, what is more, ... too.
Prep: in addition to... , not to mention ... , not only ...but also ...

Summerizing / Summing up
Loc : in a word, in short, to put it in a nutshell, on balance, to sum upExpressing an alternative
Adv : not only ... but also ... , for one thing, ... , for another ... , either ...or ... , neither ... nor ... (neg. alternat.)
Loc : I wonder whether... or ... I don't know whether ... or ...

Expressing cause
Prep : because of, due to …, given …, owingto …
Conj : because, since, as
Loc : This is due to (the fact that) ...

Expressing consequence
Adv : so, therefore,thus, consequently, hence
Conj : so that ...
Loc : as a consequence, as a result, that is why..., that's why ..., this is the reason why
No wonder (then) that ...

Expressing condition
Prep : without …
Conj : unless, if ... not ...
Loc: If not, ...

Contrasting
Adv : but, yet, though, still, nevertheless, nonetheless, actually, conversely
Conj :...
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