Hi, here’s my tip of the day.
Transitions are very important to show development of your ideas in your essays. Without them an essay becomes just a list of reasons and examples. Transitions for beginning each paragraph are pretty easy. My favorite group of them is
In addition …
In conclusion …
This set will get you a long way. But transitions are also important within a paragraph to move the reader through your various reasons and examples. I saw this list on another website and thought I would post it here. Many of the transitions have examples to show you how they are used. There are two more lists I will post in the next couple days.
In addition, I would like to point out that my neighbor is disturbing me late at night.
Your life will change forever and similarly, your whole family will feel the change.
Some people have little time for a hobby, and likewise have little will to get one.
as well as
Beauty, as well as intelligence, is a remarkable quality
We aren’t friends. Besides, I don’t feel it’s my place to set him straight.
Computers are getting faster and faster these days; furthermore, their cost is getting lower and lower.
I’ve wanting a change for a long time, moreover, I feel I deserve one.
and then too
not only … but also
Not only is this product good for your hair, but also for the whole body.
Initially, you should start putting a plan together.
to begin with
To begin with, you will need to commit a portion of your time to studying.
Later on there comes a stage when your skills are put to the test.
as a result
I studied well and as a result, I got a high score.
I was younger and therefore, less experienced.
it follows that
I upset my friend, thereby causing her pain.
then in that case
Admittedly, I was not the smartest person in the class.
The book is expensive, however it’s worth it.
on the other hand
She says she feels fine, on the other hand, her face is pale and she doesn’t look healthy.
in spite of
In spite of the difficulties, the task was completed.
He still insists, though he knows that won’t do any good.
on the contrary
The music didn’t lift her spirits, on the contrary, it made her feel weak and vulnerable again.
yet instead of
He felt unwelcome, yet instead of leaving, he stayed.
Eggs for breakfast is not a good idea; I would rather have some toast.
He was her true love, whereas for him she was just another girlfriend.
While they didn’t trust each other, nonetheless they worked together for many years.