useful signal words in writing Essay

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    Chronological Sequence
    After, Afterward, as soon as, before, during, finally, first, following, immediately, Initially, later, meanwhile, next, not long after, now, on (date), preceding, second, soon, then, third, today, until, when

    Comparison/Contrast
    Although, as well as, as opposed to, both, but, compared with, different from, either...or, even though, however, instead of, in common, on the other hand, otherwise, similar to, similarly, still, yet.

    Description
    Above, across, along, appears to be, as in, behind, below, beside, between, down, in back of, in front of, looks like, near, on top of, onto, outside, over, such as, to the right/left, under.

    Generalization/Principle
    Additionally, always, because of, clearly, conclusively, first, for instance, for example , furthermore, generally, however, if...then, in fact, it could be argued that, moreover , most convincing, never, not only...but also, often, second, therefore, third, truly, typically.

    Process/Cause
    Accordingly, as a result of, because, begins with, consequently, effects of, finally, first, for this reason, how to, how, if...then, in order to, is caused by, leads/led to, may be due to, next, so that, steps involved, therefore, thus, when...then.
     
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    MAIN IDEA SIGNAL WORDS
    SIGNAL: SIGNIFICANCE:
    There are three reasons why.... Gives the number of main ideas.
    First... Gives the first main idea.
    Second... Gives the second main idea.
    Third.... Gives the third main idea.
    And most importantly.... Signals a main idea.
    A major development.... Signals a main idea.
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    SUPPORT IDEAS SIGNAL WORDS
    SIGNAL: SIGNIFICANCE:
    On the other hand.... Shows a contrasting idea.
    On the contrary.... Shows a contrasting idea.
    In contrast.... Shows a contrasting idea.
    For example.... Gives an example.
    As an example.... Gives an example.
    For instance.... Gives an example .
    Similarly.... Continues an idea.
    Also.... Continues an idea.
    Further.... Continues an idea.
    Furthermore.... Continues an idea.
    Likewise... Continues an idea .
    In addition to... Continues an idea.
    Furthermore... Continues an idea.
    In order to... Gives a reason.
    Because... Gives a reason.
    So... Gives a result.
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    CONCLUSION or SUMMARY SIGNAL WORDS:
    Therefore....
    In conclusion....
    As a result....
    Finally....
    In summary....
    From this we see....
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    OTHER IMPORTANT SIGNAL WORDS:
    Now, this is important....
    Remember that....
    The important idea is that....
    The basic concept here is....
    The crucial point is...
    This is critical...
    This is vital...
    This is significant...
    This is essential...
     
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    Thanks A lot Buddy, For this Great Post. These Words Can Really Help A lot, While Writing an ESSAY.1

    Thanks Again

    AKA SAMI ALGANHEY
     
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    ,,Thanks Vandam for your efforts
    ,Yours
    .Mag
     

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