The following list represents a number of sentence starters or transitions between your ideas:

  • This essay discusses …
  • … is explored …
  • … is defined …
  • The definition of … will be given
  • … is briefly outlined …
  • … is explored …
  • The issue focused on ….
  • … is demonstrated …
  • … is included …
  • In this essay …..
  • … is explained …
  • … are identified …
  • The key aspect discussed …
  • … are presented …
  • … is justified …
  • Views on …. range from ….
  • … is evaluated …
  • … is examined …
  • The central theme …
  • … is described …
  • … is analysed …
  • Emphasised are …
  • … is explained and illustrated with examples …

Adapted from:

Manalo. E., Wont_Toi, G., & Bartlett-Trafford, J. (2009). The business of writing: Written communication skills for business students (3rd ed.). Auckland: Pearson Education New Zealand.

From: http://www2.eit.ac.nz/library/ls_guides_sentencestarters.html

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