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TRANSITIONS

WORDS
WHAT IS
TRANSITIONS
WORDS AND HOW
ARE THEY USED?
 TRANSITIONS are words or phrases
that show the relationship between
paragraphs or sections of
a text or speech.
Transitions provide greater
cohesion by making it more explicit or
signaling how ideas relate to one
another.
Transitions guide a reader through
steps of logic, increments of time, or
TYPES OF TRANSITION WORDS
• Addition • Clarification
• Comparison/Contr • Qualification
ast • Concession
• Illustration • Consequence
• Emphasis • Summary
• Cause/Effect
ILLUSTRATION
WORDS
WHAT IS ILLUSTRATION WORDS?
• Illustration words is an example or
illustration will be given to make an idea clear.
• These transitions add emphasis or introduce
evidence
• Such words are typically used in textbooks
that present a number of definitions and
examples of those definitions.
SOME ILLUSTRATION WORDS
For example Thus
To illustrate Such as
For instance Specifically
To demonstrate  In this case
As an example In the same
way
FOR EXAMPLE
• There is a similar word in many
languages, for example in French and
Italian.
• The beauties of the nature. It is often
better to use another appropriate
word, for example the countryside, the
scenery or wildlife: We stopped to admire
the scenery.
• There are many sources of air pollution ;
TO ILLUSTRATE
• He definition of racism as the sum of
prejudice and power can be used to
illustrate these problems.
• Two quotes help to illustrate the
importance of giving people belief in
their own cultural values.
• We frequently telephone asking him to
illustrate some obscure or abstract
FOR INSTANCE
• The system will handle not only telephone
calls and data messages but other signals that
need high bandwidth, for instance those that
encode TV pictures.
• A typical example is the tendency to blame
yourself for instance, for smoking for many
years before developing lung cancer.
• For instance, an extra demand at home or
abroad for goods made either cheaper or
better by electronics will add to employment.
• The awards scheme, launched last year, aims to
demonstrate how game shooting and
conservation work for a better countryside.
• The film was held up as an example of good
cinema
• The universities have expanded, thus allowing
many more people the chance of higher education.
• They are already battling to eradicate
illnesses such as malaria and tetanus.
• The Act specifically prohibits any council from
spending money for political purposes.
ACTIVITY
• What is the purpose of ILLUSTRATION WORDS?
• Fruit that can buy in the Philippines (For
examples)
• What is the importance of books and
newspapers? (to illustrate)
•  Thousands have braved icy rain __________ their
support.
(as an example, to demonstrate, for instance)
• Use the illustration words “as an example”
1. In distinguishing between these two,
Gombrich uses the picture frame __________ of
design.
2.  The main purpose of the list
is __________ complexity and variety of
political-economic and physical circumstances
of soil erosion.
3. Many polymers, __________ nylon, are artificial.
4. We want ___________ our commitment to
human rights.
5. The aim is ___________ the emphasis in the
debate on public choice considerations.
6. The upper middle class tend to go into
business or the professions, becoming, _________,
lawyers, doctors or accountants.
7. We need to rethink the way we consume
energy. Take, _________, our approach to transport.
8. It is used ___________ of the interchangeability of
mass and energy.
9. These advertisements are __________ aimed at
young people.
10. There is no reason why a gifted aircraft designer
should also be a capable pilot. __________, a brilliant
pilot can be a menace behind the wheel of a car.
1. In distinguishing between these two, Gombrich uses the picture frame as
an example of design.
2.  The main purpose of the list is to illustrate complexity and variety of
political-economic and physical circumstances of soil erosion.
3. Many polymers, such as nylon, are artificial.
4. We want to demonstrate our commitment to human rights.
5. The aim is to illustrate the emphasis in the debate on public choice
considerations.
6. The upper middle class tend to go into business or the professions,
becoming, for example, lawyers, doctors or accountants.
7. We need to rethink the way we consume energy. Take, for instance, our
approach to transport.
8. It is used as an illustration of the interchangeability of mass and energy.
9. These advertisements are specifically aimed at young people.
10. There is no reason why a gifted aircraft designer should also be a capable
pilot. In the same way, a brilliant pilot can be a menace behind the wheel
of a car.