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Transition Signals for Logical division of Ideas

;Transition signals used in logical division include may that you alread know.

 

Sentence connectors

first, second, third, etc.

next, last, finally

In addition, moreover

furthermore

also

 

Others

the first (+ noun)

the/a second (+ noun)

one (+ noun)

another (+ noun)

an additional (+ noun)

 

Transition Signals for order of Importance

;If some of your points are more important than others, you can indicate their relative importance by using these transition signals.

 

Sentence connectors

more importantly

most significantly

above all

primarily

 

Others

a more importance (+ noun)

the most importance (+ noun)

the second most significant (+ noun)

the primary (+ noun)

 

Contrast transition signals

Sentence connectors

However

on the other hand

on the contrary

in contrast

in (by) comparison

 

Conjunctions

but

yet

although

though

even though

while

whereas

 

Others

unlike

differ form

(be) dissimilar

compare to

compare with

 

Comparison transition signal

Sentence connectors

similarly

likewise

also

too

 

Conjunctions

and

both ... and

not only .. but also

as

just as

 

Others

like

just like

alike

as ... as

(be) similar

similar to

the sam (as)

compare to/with

 

Examples

;for example, for instance, in this case, take the case of, to illustrate, as an illustration, to demonstrate, such as

 

Additional Information

;in addition, also, moreover, furthermore, besides, further, furthermore, lastly, finally

 

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