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Transitional Words and Phrases

Sequence: To begin with, before all else, continuing on, to pursue this further, again,
additionally, and then, finally, next, still, too, moreover
Time: All of a sudden, after a few days, after a while, afterward, as long as, as soon as,
at last, at that time, before, earlier, immediately, in the meantime, in the past,
later, meanwhile, now, shortly, soon, then, until, when, simultaneously (at the
same time)
Comparison: Again, also, in the same way, once more, similarly, in like manner
Contrast: Although, but, despite, even though, however, in contrast, instead, on the
contrary, on the one hand, on the other hand, still though yet
Examples: To illuminate, to illustrate, After all, even, for example, for instance, in fact,
specifically, such as, the following example
Cause and As a result, because, consequently, for this purpose, so, then, therefore, to this
Effect: end, due to this
Place: Above, adjacent to, below, beyond, close to, elsewhere, far, further on, here,
near, nearby, opposite to, there, to the left, to the right
Summary or As a result, as has been noted, as I have said, as we have seen, as mentioned
Conclusion: earlier, in any event, in conclusion, in other words, on the whole, therefore, to
summarize, ultimately, all in all, to bring it full circle, in the long run, in the end,
to culminate,

Transitional Words and Phrases
Sequence: To begin with, before all else, continuing on, to pursue this further, again,
additionally, and then, finally, next, still, too, moreover
Time: All of a sudden, after a few days, after a while, afterward, as long as, as soon as,
at last, at that time, before, earlier, immediately, in the meantime, in the past,
later, meanwhile, now, shortly, soon, then, until, when, simultaneously (at the
same time)
Comparison: Again, also, in the same way, once more, similarly, in like manner
Contrast: Although, but, despite, even though, however, in contrast, instead, on the
contrary, on the one hand, on the other hand, still though yet
Examples: To illuminate, to illustrate, After all, even, for example, for instance, in fact,
specifically, such as, the following example
Cause and As a result, because, consequently, for this purpose, so, then, therefore, to this
Effect: end, due to this
Place: Above, adjacent to, below, beyond, close to, elsewhere, far, further on, here,
near, nearby, opposite to, there, to the left, to the right
Summary or As a result, as has been noted, as I have said, as we have seen, as mentioned
Conclusion: earlier, in any event, in conclusion, in other words, on the whole, therefore, to
summarize, ultimately, all in all, to bring it full circle, in the long run, in the end,
to culminate