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Title: Transition Words


1
Transition Words
  • Words to Add, Compare, Contrast,
  • Exemplify, Summarize, and Sequence.

2
The Functions of Transition Words
  • Transitions function to connect words, phrases,
    and clauses.
  • Apples and oranges are types of fruit.
  • Not only fast cars but also slow trucks make up
    highway traffic.
  • Henri stopped writing so that he could listen to
    his friend.

3
Transitions Add, Compare, and Contrast
  • Addition
  • We also visited Miami Beach.
  • 2. Comparison
  • We like them have to study.
  • 3. Contrast
  • Instead of riding, they walked.

4
Transitions for Example, Summary, and Sequence
  • 4. Example
  • To illustrate, I will tell a story.
  • 5. Summary
  • In sum, you must try hard.
  • 6. Time Sequence
  • At last, she said yes.

5
Transitions of Addition
  • Common Words
  • And
  • Also
  • Besides
  • Too
  • First
  • Next
  • Last
  • Power Terms
  • Moreover
  • Furthermore
  • In Addition

6
Transitions of Comparison
  • Simple Ones
  • Also
  • Too
  • Complex Ones
  • In the same way
  • Likewise
  • Similarly

7
Transitions of Contrast
  • Simple Contrast
  • But
  • Yet
  • Still
  • Even so
  • Instead
  • Otherwise
  • Regardless
  • Complex Contrast
  • Although
  • At the same time
  • Despite that
  • In contrast
  • In spite of
  • Nevertheless
  • Notwithstanding
  • On the other hand

8
Transitions of Example
  • Simple Example
  • For example
  • For instance
  • Indeed
  • In fact
  • Of course
  • Complex Example
  • As an illustration
  • In other words
  • In short
  • That is
  • To illustrate

9
Transitions of Summary
  • Simple Ones
  • Altogether
  • Finally
  • Complex Ones
  • In brief
  • In conclusion
  • In other words
  • In particular
  • In short
  • In summary
  • On the whole
  • That is

10
Sequence Transitions
  • Simple Ones
  • Afterward
  • again
  • before
  • finally
  • last
  • lately
  • meanwhile
  • Next
  • soon
  • then
  • Complex Ones
  • as long as
  • at last
  • at length
  • at that time
  • in addition
  • in the past
  • So far
  • Until now

11
Watch out forTransition Words
  • Just like traffic signals on busy roads,
    transitions words tell good readers to watch out
    for a change of direction in the passage.
  • Good readers follow the signals. Hence, you
    will too!

12
Practicing Transitions
  • In addition,
  • Likewise,
  • Even so,
  • For instance,
  • In general,
  • Finally,
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