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

  • Therefore …
  • As a result …
  • For that reason …
  • Hence, …
  • Otherwise, …
  • Consequently, …
  • The evidence suggests/shows …
  • It can be seen that …
  • With regard to …
  • After examining ….
  • These factors contribute to …
  • It is apparent that …
  • Considering … it can be concluded that …
  • Subsequently, ….
  • The effect is …
  • The outcome is …
  • The result …
  • The correlation …
  • The relationship …
  • The link …
  • The convergence …
  • The connection …
  • … interacts with …
  • Both ….
  • … affects …
  • Thus it is …
  • … causes …
  • … influences …
  • … predicts …
  • … leads to …
  • … informs …
  • … presupposes
  • … emphasises
  • … demonstrates …
  • … impacts on …
  • … supports …

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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