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Pronoun references Repetition of key ideas

Pronoun references Repetition of key ideas

Transitions

What is a cohesivc device?

Cohesive devices are words and phrases that conncct sentences and paragraphs together, creating a smooth flow of ideas. In this unit, we'll look at transitions, pronoun references, and repetition of key ideas.

Transitions

O Transitions

As you've learned in previous units, there are many transition words and phrases in English that are used to connect sentences together or relate ideas to one another. Here are several types of writing and some common transitions that arc used with them.

Chronology

Comparison

Contrast

Additional information

Examples

Cause and effect

Concluding ideas

before

likewise

however

and

for example

therefore

in conclusion

offer

compared to

on the other

also

in general

so

m suminarv

next

similarly

hand

in addition

generally

thUH

finally

mnr.n

os ...os

but

hi fact

for instance

as a ivsult

therefore

first, second

and

yet

furthermore

specifically

since

(o conclude

while

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