Art

By Lauren Franco

Transition Signals:

Transitions are words and phrases that connect ideas and show how they are related.

To repeat and ideas just stated:

  • In other words,

  • That is,

  • To repeat,

  • Again,

To illustrate an idea:

  • For example,

  • For instance,

  • In particular,

  • To illustrate,

  • In this manner,

  • Thus,

To announce a contrast, a change in direction:

  • Yet,

  • However,

  • Still,

  • Nevertheless,

  • On the other hand,

  • In contrast,

  • Instead of,

  • On the contrary,

  • Conversely,

  • Notwithstanding,

  • In spite of this,

Time:

  • At once,

  • In the interim,

  • At length,

  • Immediately,

  • At last

  • Meanwhile,

  • In the meantime,

  • Presently,

  • At the same time,

  • Shortly,

  • In the end,

  • Temporarily,

  • Thereafter

To restate an idea more precisely:

  • To be exact,

  • To be specific,

  • To be precise,

  • More specifically,

  • More precisely,

To mark a new idea as an addition to what has been said:

  • Similarly,

  • Also,

  • Too,

  • Besides,

  • Furthermore,

  • Further,

  • Moreover,

  • In addition,