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Transition Words

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Lindsay Salazar

on 11 December 2013

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Transcript of Transition Words

Complex Transitions to clarify:
Complex Transitions to Compare:
accordingly
sometimes
likely
similarly
likewise
comparable to
Complex Transitions to Contrast:
Transitions are glue that hold your writing together.
Too many transitions can be just as confusing as too few transitions.
THEY ARE VERY IMPORTANT!!!
Basic Transitions:
first
second
third
last
finally
then
next
before
after
What is the transition word's purpose?
Transition words are used to make a writing move smoothly.
Transition words help readers keep on track from one idea to the next.
Transition words help readers keep on track from one sentence to the next.
Transition words help readers keep on track from paragraph to the next.
Transition Words
When to use your transition words
Usually come at the beginning of a paragraph.
Just make sure that you use a variety of transitions through out your paper.
Examples of basic transitions:
First
my mom filled the pitcher with water.
Then
we stirred in the coolaid.

Next
we took some glasses out of the cabinet and filled them with ice.
Finally
we poured the coolaid into the cups and enjoyed.
although
even so
nevertheless
still
yet
on the contrary
even though
as opposed to
but
however
on the other hand
otherwise
sometimes
for this reason
in fact
most importantly
surprisingly
furthermore
therefore
in addition to
additionally
indeed
to clarify
for instance
for example
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