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

  • Similarly, …
  • In the same way …
  • Likewise, …
  • In comparison …
  • Complementary to this …
  • Then again, …
  • However, …
  • This is in contrast to …
  • In contrast, …
  • And yet …
  • Nevertheless, …
  • Conversely, …
  • On the contrary, …
  • On the other hand, …
  • Notwithstanding …
  • Whereas …
  • In contrast to …
  • That aside, …
  • While this is the case …
  • … disputes …
  • Despite this, …

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