Cohesive Devices

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Addition|
again
also
and
and then
besides | equally
further(more)
in addition (to...)
indeed
next | in fact
moreover
too
what is more
finally |
Comparison|
compared with
in comparison with
in the same way/manner| similarly
likewise | again
also |
Contrast|
besides
but
however
in contrast
instead
conversely
it may be the case that
certainly
also
likewise | naturally
nevertheless
of course
on the contrary
on the other hand
regardless
granted
like
different from
Alternatively
| still
whereas
while
yet
although
despite
it is true that
notwithstanding |
Enumeration|
first(ly) secondly etc.
finally
in the (first) place| last
to (begin) with
more important| on top of (that)
next
then |
Concession|
although it is true that
it may appear
regardless
certainly | granted that
naturally
it is true that
I admit that| of course
it may be the case that|
Exemplification|
as (evidence of...)
for example
for instance
thus
to illustrate | such as
to show what (I mean)
specifically
let us (take the case of...)|
Inference|
if not, ...
in (that) case| otherwise
that implies | then |
Summary/Conclusion|
in all
in brief
to summarise
in summary| in short
in conclusion
therefore
In a nutshell| on the whole
to sum up
basically
|
Time and Sequence|
after (a while)
afterwards
at first
at last
at (the same time)
while
first , second, third...
thereafter
concurrently
soon
as soon as| before (that time)
finally
in the end
meanwhile
next
immediately
next
firstly , secondly, thirdly...
in the future
subsequently
at that time| since (then)
so far
then
(up to) (then)
later
somewhat earlier
shortly
over the next (2 days)
as long as
last |
Result|
accordingly
as a result
consequently
since
as a consequence of...
caused
accordingly| for that reason
hence
thus
if...then...
...result(s) in ...
contribute to
In consequence| then
therefore
the ( consequence ) of that is...
...is due to...
brought about by/because...
lead to...|
Reformulation|
in other words
rather
Briefly
put simply| that is (to say)
to put it more (simply)
basically|
Replacement|
again
alternatively | (better) still
on the other hand| the alternative is...|
Transition|
as far as ... is concerned
as for ...
incidentally | now
to turn to...
with ( reference) to | with regard to...
Concerning...|
Place/Position|
above
beyond
in the back
nearby
elsewhere
opposite to
behind| adjacent
here
near
there
far
to the left| below
in front
there
closer to
farther on
to the right|
Miscellaneous - Adverbs may be used at the beginning of sentences to show how the sentence which follows relates to the rest of the text. Many of them reveal the writers attitude to the idea they are expressing and so can be used as an important tool in evaluative writing.| Admittedly

All things considered
As a general rule
As far as we know
Astonishingly
Broadly
By and large
Characteristically
Clearly
Coincidentally
Conveniently
Curiously
Disappointingly
Equally
Essentially
Explicitly
Even so
Eventually
Fortunately| Fundamentally
Generally speaking
Interestingly
Ironically
In essence
In general
In particular
In practice
In reality
In retrospect/hindsight
In theory
In view of this
More interestingly
More seriously
More specifically
Naturally
On balance
Obviously
On reflection
Overall
| Paradoxically
Potentially
Predictably
Presumably
Primarily
Probably
Remarkably
Seemingly
Significantly
Surprisingly
Theoretically
To all intents and purposes
Typically
Ultimately
Understandably
Undoubtedly
Unfortunately
With hindsight|
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