You are on page 1of 8

Transition Words

Transition words and phrases create connections


between words, sentences, and paragraphs.

Comparison

also, not, in the same way, likewise, again, once more,


similarly, and

Contrast

although, on the contrary, but, on the other hand, despite,


still, even though, though, however, yet, in contrast, instead

Examples

after all, to illustrate, even, the following example, for example, such as, for instance, in fact,
specifically

Cause and
Effects

as a result, therefore, because, to this end, consequently, so,


for the purpose, then

Place

above, adjacent to, to the right, below, beyond, there, closer


to, elsewhere, to the left, far, further on, nearly, here, near,
opposite to

Conclusion

as I have said, as we have seen, as I mentioned earlier, if any,


even, in conclusion, in other words, on the whole, therefore,
to summarize

Sequence

again, also, third, also, and, next, and then, finally, still, first,
second, too

Time

after a few days, after awhile, meanwhile, afterwards, as long


as, in the meantime. as soon as, at last, soon, before, earlier,
shortly

Transition Words
Transition words and phrases create connections
between words, sentences, and paragraphs.

Comparison

also, not, in the same way, likewise, again, once more,


similarly, and

Contrast

although, on the contrary, but, on the other hand, despite,


still, even though, though, however, yet, in contrast, instead

Examples

after all, to illustrate, even, the following example, for example, such as, for instance, in fact,
specifically

Cause and
Effects

as a result, therefore, because, to this end, consequently, so,


for the purpose, then

Place

above, adjacent to, to the right, below, beyond, there, closer


to, elsewhere, to the left, far, further on, nearly, here, near,
opposite to

Conclusion

as I have said, as we have seen, as I mentioned earlier, if any,


even, in conclusion, in other words, on the whole, therefore,
to summarize

Sequence

again, also, third, also, and, next, and then, finally, still, first,
second, too

Time

after a few days, after awhile, meanwhile, afterwards, as long


as, in the meantime. as soon as, at last, soon, before, earlier,
shortly

Transition Words
Transition ________ and __________ create __________
between ___________, ____________, and __________.
also, not, in the same way, likewise, again, once more,
similarly, and
although, on the contrary, but, on the other hand, despite,
still, even though, though, however, yet, in contrast, instead
after all, to illustrate, even, the following example, for example, such as, for instance, in fact,
specifically
as a result, therefore, because, to this end, consequently, so,
for the purpose, then
above, adjacent to, to the right, below, beyond, there, closer
to, elsewhere, to the left, far, further on, nearly, here, near,
opposite to
as I have said, as we have seen, as I mentioned earlier, if any,
even, in conclusion, in other words, on the whole, therefore,
to summarize
again, also, third, also, and, next, and then, finally, still, first,
second, too
after a few days, after awhile, meanwhile, afterwards, as long
as, in the meantime. as soon as, at last, soon, before, earlier,
shortly

Transition Words
Transition ________ and __________ create __________
between ___________, ____________, and __________.
also, not, in the same way, likewise, again, once more,
similarly, and
although, on the contrary, but, on the other hand, despite,
still, even though, though, however, yet, in contrast, instead
after all, to illustrate, even, the following example, for example, such as, for instance, in fact,
specifically
as a result, therefore, because, to this end, consequently, so,
for the purpose, then
above, adjacent to, to the right, below, beyond, there, closer
to, elsewhere, to the left, far, further on, nearly, here, near,
opposite to
As a result, as I have said, as we have seen, as I mentioned
earlier, if any, even, in conclusion, in other words, on the
whole, therefore, to summarize
again, also, third, also, and, next, and then, finally, still, first,
second, too
after a few days, after awhile, meanwhile, afterwards, as long
as, in the meantime. as soon as, at last, soon, before, earlier,
shortly