Transitions to Show Addition

and, in addition, also, moreover, furthermore, as well, equally important, besides, again

Transition to Show Time

after, before, currently, during, earlier, immediately, later, following, at last, meanwhile, now, recently, subsequently, simultaneously,

Transitions to Show Examples

for example, for instance, specifically, to illustrate

Transitions to Show Cause and Effect

consequently, so, therefore, thus, due to, stems from, develops from, results from, because

Transitions to Show Results

so, as a result, therefore, thus, as a consequence, consequently

Transitions to Show Conclusion

finally, in conclusion, in the end, in the final analysis, thus, to conclude, to summarize, in sum, to sum up, in summary

Transitions to Show Sequence

one, two, three, next, then, finally

Transition to Show Place

above, next to, below, beyond, in front of, in back, nearby, here, there

Transitions to Show Objection

however, though, although, while, to be sure, true, it is true, I admit, granted, despite, I concede, regardless

Transitions to Show Contrast

but, however, in contrast, still, nevertheless, on the contrary, nonetheless, yet, and yet, or, on the other hand, for all that, in spite of, notwithstanding, actually, ironically

Transitions to Show Similarities

also, in the same way, likewise, similarly to

Richard Carrigan

Richard Carrigan has been an educator for over 30 years and a filmmaker for the past thirteen years. He has experience teaching business English and conversational English in Asia and teaching academic English at the university level in the United States.