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Transitional Words & Phrases
If you wish to be a writer, 
write.
Epictetus,
Roman, 50-120
• Transitional words & phrases ◄
[pic][pic][pic][pic][pic]Using transitional words and phraseshelps papers read more smoothly. 
They provide logical organization and understandability
and improve the connections and transitions between thoughts
A coherent paper allows the reader
to flow fromthe first supporting point to the last.
Transitions indicate relations,
whether within a sentence, paragraph, or paper.
This list illustrates "relationships" between ideas,
followed by words andphrases that can connect them.
Addition:
also, again, as well as, besides, coupled with, furthermore, in addition, likewise, moreover, similarly
Consequence:
accordingly, as a result, consequently,for this reason, for this purpose,
hence, otherwise, so then, subsequently, therefore, thus, thereupon, wherefore
Generalizing:
as a rule, as usual, for the most part,
generally, generallyspeaking, ordinarily, usually
Exemplifying:
chiefly, especially, for instance, in particular, markedly, namely,
particularly,  including, specifically, such as
Illustration:
for example, for instance,for one thing, as an illustration,
illustrated with, as an example, in this case
Emphasis
above all, chiefly, with attention to, especially, particularly, singularly
Similarity:
comparatively,coupled with, correspondingly, identically, likewise, similar, moreover, together with
Exception:
aside from, barring, besides, except, excepting, excluding, exclusive of, other than, outside of, saveRestatement:
in essence, in other words, namely, that is, that is to say,
in short, in brief, to put it differently
Contrast and Comparison:
contrast, by the same token, conversely, instead,likewise,
on one hand, on the other hand, on the contrary, rather,
similarly, yet, but, however, still, nevertheless, in contrast
Sequence:
at first, first of all, to begin with, in the first...
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