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Transitional Words and Phrases

Using Transitional Expressions

by Manik Joshi

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This Book Covers the Following Topics:Transitional Expressions — DefinitionTransitional Expressions – Punctuation Rules01. Transitional Expressions — Addition02. Transitional Expressions — Cause and Effect03. Transitional Expressions — Concession04. Transitional Expressions — Condition05. Transitional Expressions — Consequence06. Transitional Expressions — Contrast07. Transitional Expressions — Dismissal08. Transitional Expressions — Illustration09. Transitional Expressions — Emphasis10. Transitional Expressions — Exception11. Transitional Expressions — Explanation12. Transitional Expressions — Generalization13. Transitional Expressions — Location14. Transitional Expressions — Purpose15. Transitional Expressions — Quantifier16. Transitional Expressions — Reference17. Transitional Expressions — Sequence18. Transitional Expressions – Similarity19. Transitional Expressions — Summary20. Transitional Expressions — TimeExercise: 1(A) and 1(B)Exercise: 2(A) to 2(C)SAMPLE THIS:Transitional Expressions — DefinitionMeaning of 'Transition' — to go from one point to another"Transitional Expressions" = "Transitional Words" + "Transitional Phrases""Transitional (or Transition) Words" are also known as "connecting words", "linking words" or "signal words""Transitional (or Transition) Phrases" are also known as "connecting phrases", "linking phrases" or "signal phrases""Transitional Expressions" (also "Transitions") could be defined as follows:
  • 'Transitional expressions' are words or phrases that provide bridges between sentences, parts of sentences, paragraphs and sections.
  • 'Transitional expressions' connect and relate sentences and paragraphs.
  • 'Transitions expressions' signal the relationship between sentences and paragraphs.
  • 'Transitions expressions' state the connections between ideas.
  • 'Transitions expressions' help carry over a thought from one part of a sentence to another, from one sentence to another, from one paragraph to another, from one section to another, or from one idea to another.
  • 'Transitional expressions' connect ideas from sentence to sentence and paragraph to paragraph.
  • 'Transitional expressions' are placed in the beginning, middle, or end of the sentences/paragraphs to explain connections between two or more ideas.
  • 'Transitional expressions' help carry over a thought from one idea to another.
  • 'Transitional expressions' produce clearer expression, by eliminating the excessive use of such words as 'and', 'but', 'for' 'nor', 'or' 'so' 'yet', etc.Choosing Transitional Expression —Some transitional words and transitional phrases belong to more than one category. A transitional expression can change the whole meaning of a sentence. Therefore, you should choose the transition that best conveys your meaning. You should also avoid repetition and use different transition words or phrases in the same category if necessary.Placing transitional words:There are three options for placing transitional words:
  • The beginning of a sentence [Most common]
  • The middle of a sentence
  • The end of a sentence [Least Common]Example:Their products come with an insurance pack that covers accidental damage, theft, and breakage for a year. Furthermore, customers can also avail for an additional year of warranty. [Use of transitional word 'furthermore' at the beginning of a sentence]Their products come with an insurance pack that covers accidental damage, theft, and breakage for a year. Customers, furthermore, can also avail for an additional year of warranty. [Use of transitional word 'furthermore' in the middle of a sentence]Their products come with an insurance pack that covers accidental damage, theft, and breakage for a year. Customers can also avail for an...
  • Publication Details

    Publisher:
    Manik Joshi
    Imprint:
    Smashwords Edition
    Publication Date:
    2016

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    Manik Joshi (Author)

    Manik Joshi was born on Jan 26, 1979 at Ranikhet and is permanent resident of Haldwani, Kumaon zone of India. He is an Internet Marketer by profession. He is interested in domaining (business of buying and selling domain names), web designing (cre...

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