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Words and Phrase that signal Connections or Transitions

Additional facts:

again, also, another, and, besides, finally, further, furthermore, in conclusion, initially, next, to begin with

 

Similarities:

as, as though, also, in the same way, similarly

 

Contrasts:

although, but, despite, either, even though, however, if, in spite of, instead, neither, still, unless, yet

 

Place:

above, among, adjacent, below, beyond, farther, nearby, opposite, there, under

 

Cause:

all things considered, because, since

 

Result:

as a result, consequently, for this reason, obviously, so, therefore

 

Repetition:

all of this means, in brief, in other words, that is to say, to conclude, to summarize

 

Specific examples:

a few of these are, especially, for example, in particular, specifically

 

Emphasis:

basically, essentially, certainly, in fact, indeed, of course

 

Time:

after, afterward, as soon as, before, finally, later, now, not long after, until, when while

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