Writing Transition Words and Phrases

Descriptive

Above

Under

Nearby

Opposite to

Adjacent to

Near

Across

Beyond

To the right

To the left

In the Background

In the foreground

Also

Similarly

Among

Below

Further

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Narrative

After

Afterward

As soon

Before

Finally

Later

Now

Not Long After

Until

When

While

One day

Subsequently

First

Second

Meanwhile

Immediately

Soon

Yesterday

Tomorrow

Once

In the meantime

Expository

In addition

Furthermore

Moreover

Also

Besides

By the way

Similarly

Equally important

For example

For instance

In fact

Like

As an illustration

In other words

In summary

In conclusion

Therefore

Finally

As a result

Consequently

Accordingly

First

Second

Last

For this reason

To begin with

However

Although