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Transition Words

Transition Words

Author: Ms. K
Description:
  1.  

    Introduce transition words and how they can improve writing. 

  2.  

    List a variety of transition words that show a contrast.

  3.  

    List a variety of transition words that show addition.

  4.  

    List a variety of transition words that show illustration.

  5.  

    List a variety of transition words that show cause and effect. 

 

This packet should help a learner seeking to understand English writing style and who is confused about how to incorporate appropriate transition words. It will explain common transition words and their purposes in writing.  

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Tutorial

What is a Transition?

transition

|tranˈzi sh ən; -ˈsi sh ən|


noun


a word or phrase in a piece of writing that smoothly connects
two sentences, ideas, topics, or sections to each other.

Source: Dictionary - Version 2.1.2 (80.3) - Copyright © 2005–2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved.

How Transitions Improve Writing

Source: Made by me.

List of Transition Words

Source: Made by me with help from http://jc-schools.net/write/transition.htm

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