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Use of Transitions Paragraph

Use of Transitions Paragraph

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The more you read, the more you learn. The more you write, the more you develop.
A…
 
T
O INTRODUCE OR LIST ADVANTAGES
:
 
The main advantage of …..
 
The most important advantage of ….
 One advantage of..
An additional advantage of…
 One major advantage of 
….
It is
 
often suggested that …
 
It is
often believed that...,
A further advantage of ….
Examples:
 
One advantage to/of 
having parents arrange a marriage is financial security.
 
One of the main advantages
of using a computer is the fact that you can save time.
 
One major advantage of 
 
living
in a foreign country is that you have better economic conditions.
ADVANTANGES of USING CELL PHONESThe most important advantage of 
cell phones is that you can use them almost everywhere without cablesor electricity. By using mobile phones, you can communicate with everyone
whenever 
you want and
wherever 
you are.
Beside this,
if there is an urgent situation, such as an accident or a meeting withsomeone, you certainly need a mobile phone.
Furthermore,
you can access the internet by using a cellphone. Recently, the most common way of communication in the world has been the SMS. Cell phonesinclude this system; in this way you can communicate with someone for cheaper than a normal call.
ADVANTANGES of USING CELL PHONESThe biggest advantage of 
using a cell phone is that you can reach people easily.
Also
, when somebodywants to reach you, he can get in touch with you by touching a few buttons.
In addition,
you can carry acell phone easily.
Furthermore,
cell phones are not only used for communication, but they can also beused for taking pictures, listening to music, playing games, getting onto the internet, and so on.
 
Practice
: Now write your own paragraph using the introduced transition signals.________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
B…
TO INTRODUCE OR LIST DISADVANTAGES
:
 
The main disadvantage of The most important drawback of...,One disadvantage of...,
One major disadvantage of…..
Another disadvantage of..., An additional disadvantage of...Examples:
 
One of the major / main disadvantages of using computers is
that staring at a screen for longperiods of time can be harmful to the eyes
 
DISADVANTAGES of HAVING A CAR 
T
here are
certain disadvantages
to having your own car.
Firstly,
you have to maintain and repair yourcar regularly.
Therefore
, you need to spend a considerable amount of money to keep the car in goodcondition.
Moreover
, driving can sometimes be extremely stressful.
For example,
being caught in atraffic jam is not only irritating but also time-consuming.
As a result,
if you want to have a car, youshould consider all the disadvantages.
DISADVANTAGES of USING A COMPUTER 
The main disadvantages of 
using a computer is that staring at a screen for long periods can beharmful to the eyes
. Secondly,
sitting on a chair for hours at a time is certainly not healthy.
Moreover,
 
computers draw one’s attention away from social interactions
*
such as conversation
. In addition,
people
ADVANTAGE & DISADVANTAGE -
TRANSITIONS
 
 
 2
who stay at home to use their computers can become anti-social
. Finally,
computers do many jobs andpeople do the less.
Therefore
, plenty of people lose their jobs.
Practice
: Now write your own paragraph in a similar way.________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
C
 
T
O
LIST
AND ADD POINTS
:
 
In the first place, In addition (to this)To start with, Moreover,To begin with Furthermore,Secondly, BesidesThirdly, Finally,
Sample paragraphs:
TRAVELING BY A BOAT
1. Traveling by a boat is rather old-fashioned. However,
it
has certain advantages.
To begin with,
 boats are usually more comfortable than planes or cars.
Instead of 
staying in your seat the whole journey,you can go for a walk on the deck, eat in a restaurant, or even go shopping.Having more space to movearound makes a long journey much more pleasant.
Furthermore,
boats are often cheaper than otherforms of travel.
For example,
a boat ticket usually costs less than a plane ticket.
Finally,
boats are asafer alternative to cars and planes. There are fewer accidents at sea than in the air or on the roads.
TV VIOLENCE
2. Parents can protect children from too much TV violence in the following ways:
First of all,
they shouldbe careful about the programs their children are watching. For example, they can watch some of theprograms with them.
Second,
they can set limits on the amount of time their children spend in front of the television.
Moreover,
sometimes characters in movies get hurt or killed. Parents should point out thatthis does not always reflect reality.
Furthermore,
they should not let the children see violent shows, andchange the cannel or turn off the TV set when something unpleasant comes on.
Finally,
it is better to explainwhat is wrong and what is right about the programs the children watch.
Practice
 
: Now write your own paragraph.________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
D
 
T
O
ADD MORE
POINTS TO THE SAME TOPIC
:
 
What is more, Furthermore,Also, In addition to this/thatBesides, Apart from this/that
ADVANTAGES of NUCLEAR POWER The advantages of nuclear power are numerous.
 
First of all
, it is cheaper, richer than fossil fuels, andeasier to transport.
Secondly,
nuclear reactors need little fuel, and they only need refuelingapproximately once every three years.
In addition,
nuclear power is environmentally a lot friendlier thanother alternative types of energy. It produces hardly any air pollution, and it releases less radiation intothe atmosphere than coal-burning power plants.
Moreover,
the risks of a meltdown or a radiation leak areextremely small.
Furthermore,
it is a lot safer than most people think. There are many safety featureswhich make nuclear power one of the safest electricity sources. (
Bilal Chukuyev 2003 C-4)
 
 3
E…
 
T
O MAKE CONTRASTING POINTS
 
On the other hand HoweverIn spite of WhileNevertheless
Despite
 
Even though
Although,In spite of (the fact that),
Despite the fact that 
 Examples
:
 
Despite
big crowds, it is still possible to feel very lonely in a city.
 
Kelly loves her husband
in spite of the fact that
he has some bad habits.
 
Even though
he's 24 now, he still behaves like a little child.
 
Wagner was a Nazi supporter.
Nevertheless
, he is still an important figure in the history of music.
 
Despite the fact that
there was almost no hope of finding the missing boy, the search party still went onthe search.
 
She went to Spain
despite the fact that
her doctor had told her to rest at home.
 
 
He refused to help me,
despite the fact that
I had always helped him whenever needed.
ADVANTANGES of USING CELL PHONESOn the other hand,
using a cell phone has some disadvantages. For example, it is a very expensive way of communication.
Moreover
, radiation from cell phones is not good for humans’ health.
It
especially
hasbad effects on children and old people.
Furthermore
, if you have a full system working car, your ABSsystem or some electrical equipment in your car can be blocked by cell phone signals.
Practice
: Now write own your paragraph.________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
F
...
 
TO INTRODUCE EXAMPLES
For example For instance LikeEspecially Such as In particularParticularly
Examples:
 
Families,
especially
those with young children, benefit from the programs offered by the localauthorities.
 
Pollution has become an unavoidable result of industrial development,
particularly
in big cities. Thisproduces some harmful effects,
especially
to the young and the old.
 
Electromagnetic waves cause important health problems
like
cancer.
 
Mary loves most classical music, but Bach and Vivaldi
in particular
are her favorites.
 
We need to rethink the way we consume energy. Take,
for instance
, our approach to transport.
G
 
T
O INTRODUCE CONCLUSION
 
To sum up, All in all,All things considered, In conclusion,On the whole, Taking everything into account,As was previously stated,
Finally,Lastly,Sample paragraphs:

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