TABLE 2: SUGGESTED TYPES OF TRANSITIONS BY CATEGORY

 

A small list of transition word you can use to go between/connect paragraphs of your paper

1. Because of:

Accordingly

Consequently

As a result

Simply because

Since

therefore

 

2. Conditionally

Although

At any rate

Even though

If

In case of

Provided that

3. Additionally/more examples

Additionally††† besides

Again††††††† furthermore

Along with††† next

Also†††††††††† likewise

And also†††† not only

And†††††††††† donít forget

As well as††† but also

More importantly†† too

4. Resulting in

 

as a result

accordingly

consequently

then

therefore

thus

not surprisingly††

 

5. Emphasis

Above all

Absolutely

Even more importantly

Certainly

Chiefly

Especially

Most importantly

In fact

 

 

6. Listing an example for a point

 

For example

For instance

Such as

Illustrates

 

 

 

 

7. Opposition contrast

But††††††††††††††††† on the contrary

Contrary to††††† on the other hand

Conversely††††† otherwise

However†††††††† unlike

In contrast††††††† yet

Is nothing like†† still,

Almost††††††††† †††nearly

Perhaps†††††††††††† probably

Somewhat††††††† beyond

 

8. Location

wherever

where

Above

Beyond

Everywhere

Here

Near

Nearby

Over there

under

9. Sequence

First††††††††† initially

Secondly†††† then

Thirdly†††††† next

Finally†††††† lastly

once

10. Similarly

Just like†††† likewise

Compared to

In the same way

Similarly

Too

11. Time

After†††††††††††† afterward†††††††††††††† soon††††††††††††††† then

Always†††††††† during††††††††††††††††††† thereafter

Formerly†††††† in the meantime††† while††††††† seldomly

Later†††††††††††† meanwhile††††††††††† when††††††††††††† now

Never††††††††††† next†††††††††††††††††††††† sometimes†††††† since