Transitions are: words or phrases that connect ideas, sentences, and paragraphs. like a bridge filling in the gap from one idea to another. Important for organized writing.
Transitions help: create unity in a piece of writing. paragraphs work together continue an idea, indicate a contrast or sum up a thought. papers flow from thought to thought.
When to use… Too many transitions can be confusing. You don’t need one between every idea or sentence, but it is a good idea to use transitions between paragraphs.
Transitions for elaborating orcontinuing thoughts consequently in light of clearly it is easy to see furthermore with this in mind and along with because in other words besides for this reason in the same way specifically truly to emphasize also for example for instance in this case most importantly
General use/new paragraphtransitions admittedly undoubtedly granted unquestionably certainly generally speaking no doubt in general obviously in this situation of course to be sure true
Transitions for a conclusion/finalpoint therefore in final analysis in conclusion in short all in all finally in summary lastly
Transitions for showing time orchronological events First After Second Afterwards Third As soon as Finally Before Furthermore Before long In the first place Finally Additionally In the meantime Lastly Later Then Meanwhile Soon Next
Transitions for making comparisons in the same way like likewise also similarly just as
Transitions for contrasting orshowing a change in reasoning Although however Even so but Nevertheless yet Still contrary to As opposed to Even though On the contrary However On the other hand