2Transition Words – Bridges (Pickles) Bridges, or transitional words and phrases, help to guide readers through a text. Bridges should be used as just that—a bridge connecting sentences and/or paragraphs.
4Transitions Look at the two groups of sentences below. Which sentences read more smoothly? Click onan answer below.My friend, Marcos, loves to play sports and is very athletic. He has won a scholarship to play football at a university next year.My friend, Marcos, loves to play sports and is very athletic. In fact, he has won a scholarship to play football at a university next year.
5What are transition words? TransitionsWhat are transition words?
6Transitions A transition word directly tells the reader the logical relationship between one idea andanother idea.TransitionIdeaIdea
7Example;however,Marcos loves to go swimming in the ocean.his parents won’t allow him to do that.The transition, however, tells the reader that the logical relationship between the two ideas is contrast.
8Transitions - one clause and another clause Transitions are words that help makeyour writing clear. They createconnections between:- one clause and another clause- one sentence and another sentence- one group of sentences and the next group of sentences
9Joining Two Independent Clauses One way of joining two independent clauses is with a semicolon, a transition, and a comma.; furthermore,Marcos is a great swimmerhe’s very good at scuba diving.Marcos is a great swimmer ;furthermore, he’s very good at scuba diving.
10Connecting Two Sentences You can use a transition and comma to tell the reader the logical relationship between two sentences.In fact,he plays three sports at school.Marcos is very athletic.Marcos is very athletic. In fact, he plays three sports at school.
11Types of Transitions Relationship Transition Marcos loves to ski AdditionMoreoverFurthermoreIn additionbesidesMarcos loves to skihe likes to fish.;moreover,;furthermore,;in addition,;besides,
12Marcos plays basketball he plays every Saturday. Types of TransitionsRelationshipTransitionTo emphasizeIndeedIn factMarcos plays basketballThe transition and second clause reemphasize the first clause.;in fact,;indeed,he plays every Saturday.
13Marcos enjoys outdoor sports he likes hiking, skiing, and fishing. Types of TransitionsRelationshipTransitionExplainingFor exampleFor instanceIn particularMarcos enjoys outdoor sports;for example,;for instance,;in particular,The second clause is more specific than the first.he likes hiking, skiing, and fishing.
14Marcos enjoys scuba diving Types of TransitionsRelationshipTransitionContrast/ComparingHowever On the contraryIn contrast On the other handMarcos enjoys scuba diving;on the other hand,;however,;on the contrary,;in contrast,$$$I think it is an expensive sport.
15Types of Transitions Relationship Transition ;thus, ;consequently, Result or EffectConsequently AccordinglyThus HenceTherefore As a result;thus,;consequently,;therefore,;hence,;as a result,;accordingly,Marcos broke his leghe can’t play basketball.
16Types of Transitions Relationship Transition ;subsequently, TimeMeanwhile (at the same time)Subsequently (after)Thereafter (after);subsequently,;thereafter,Marcos scored a goalhis team won the game.after