List of Connectors

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List of Connectors

  1. 1. Transition Words and Phrases To describe a sequence again, also, and, and then, finally, first, second, third, next, still, too, and so forth, afterward, subsequently, finally, consequently, previously, before this, simultaneously, concurrently To add an idea / argument besides, equally important, finally, further, furthermore, nor, lastly, what's more, moreover, in addition To prove a point because, for, since, for the same reason, obviously, evidently, furthermore, moreover, besides, indeed, in fact, in addition, in any case, that is To compare and contrast whereas, but, yet, on the other hand, however, nevertheless, on the other hand, on the contrary, by comparison, where, compared to, up against, balanced against, but, although, conversely, meanwhile, after all, in contrast, although this may be true, still, though, yet, despite, as opposed to To express time immediately, thereafter, soon, after a few (hours), finally, then, later, previously, formerly, first (second, third, etc.), next, and then, as long as, as soon as, by this time next week To develop cause and effect sets of ideas as a result, because, consequently, for this purpose, so, then, therefore, to this end To express emphasis definitely, extremely, obviously, in fact, indeed, in any case, absolutely, positively, naturally, surprisingly, always, forever, perennially, eternally, never, emphatically, unquestionably, without a doubt, certainly, undeniably, without reservation To mention exceptions yet, still, however, nevertheless, in spite of, despite, of course, once in a while, sometimes To offer examples for example, for instance, in this case, in another case, on this occasion, in this situation, take the case of, to demonstrate, to illustrate, as an illustration, to illustrate, such as To summarize and conclude in brief, on the whole, in short, summing up, to conclude, in conclusion, as I have shown, hence, therefore, accordingly, thus, as a result, consequently, as has been noted, as we have seen Collected from various course books Nova Language Consultants – 2007

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