To improve your writing you need to make sure that yourideas, both in sentences and paragraphs, stick together orhave coherence and that the gap between ideas is bridgedsmoothly.
One way to do this is by using
-words orphrases or techniques that help bring two ideas together.
Transition words and phrases represent one way of gainingcoherence. Certain words help continue an idea, indicate ashift of thought or contrast, or sum up a conclusion.