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Transitional Phrases

 

Words that can be used to show location:

 

above

behind

by

near

throughout

across

below

down

off

to the right

against

beneath

in back of

onto

under

along

beside

in front of

on top of

nearby

among

between

inside

outside

adjacent

around

beyond

into

over

to the south

here

opposite to

there

 

 

 

Words that can be used to show time:

 

while

first

meanwhile

soon

then

after

second

today

later

next

at

third

tomorrow

afterward

as soon as

before

now

next week

about

when suddenly

during

until

yesterday

finally

earlier

at the same time

concurrently

simultaneously

before that

formerly

previously

at present

nowadays

these days

after that

in the future

soon

subsequently

currently

eventually

initially

last (ly)

meanwhile

formerly

immediately

in the meantime

now

since

 

 

 

Words that can be used to indicate more information:

 

besides

moreover

furthermore

in addition

indeed

in fact

further

first

second

third

 

Words that can be used to indicate a cause or reason:

 

as

since

because

in addition

indeed

for

for that reason

 

 

 

 

Words that can be used to compare two things:

 

likewise

also

while

in the same way

in/by comparison

like

as

similarly

at the same time

although

equally

 

 

 

 

 

Words that can be used to contrast two things:

 

but

still

although

on the other hand

however

yet

otherwise

even though/so

at any rate

in contrast

in spite of that

instead

nevertheless

whereas

conversely

 

Words that can be used to emphasize a point or example:

 

again

truly

especially

for this reason

for fear that

to repeat

in fact

to emphasize

in the hope that

in order that

so

so that

with this in mind

for example

for instance

in particular

particularly

specifically

to demonstrate

to illustrate

indeed

of course

that is

for this purpose

for this reason

with this object

in contrast

it follows then

 

 

 

Words that can be used to summarize:

 

finally

as a result

to sum up

in conclusion

briefly

in a word

in brief

in short

in summary

to summarize

in sum

generally

lastly

therefore

all in all

because

summing up

to put it briefly

yet

given these facts

hence

so

therefore

thus

to conclude

accordingly

consequently

overall

but

still

even so

however

in contrast

nevertheless

notwithstanding

on the contrary

otherwise

in brief

 

 

 

Words that can be used to conclude:

 

finally

as a result

to sum up

in conclusion

briefly

in a word

in brief

in short

in summary

to summarize

in sum

generally

lastly

therefore

all in all

because

in brief

overall

summing up

to put it briefly

to sum up

given these facts

hence

so

therefore

to conclude

accordingly

thus

consequently

thus

but

conversely

even so

however

in contrast

nevertheless

notwithstanding

on the contrary

otherwise

still

yet

for this reason

as a consequence

therefore

 

 

Words that can be used to add information:

 

again

another

for instance

for example

also

and

moreover

additionally

as well as

besides

along with

other

next

finally

in addition

further

furthermore

in the same way

likewise

similarly

indeed

in fact

in other words

in particular

specifically

that is

 

 

 

 

 

Words that can be used to clarify:

 

that is

for instance

in other words

for example

to be clear

without a doubt

 

 

 

 

 

Words that can be used to express opinion:

 

actually

undoubtedly

apparently

certainly

fortunately

of course

unfortunately

without a doubt

 

 

 

Words that can be used to indicate sequence:

 

likewise

first

second

third

next

finally

too

last

then

above all

another

still another

in conclusion

furthermore

to illustrate

that is

last

and

besides

in addition

moreover

again

also

further

in the first place

the first reason

the first way

the first thing

 

 

 

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