All English transition words and phrases sometimes also called 'conjunctive adverbs' do the same work as coordinating conjunctions: they connect two words, phrases or clauses together and thus the text is easier to read and the coherence is improved.
Details Specifically, especially, in particular, to explain, to list, to enumerate, in detail, namely, including. In each case, it functions the same way: First, the transition either directly summarizes the content of a preceding sentence, paragraph, or section or implies such a summary by reminding the reader of what has come before.
Transitional expressions Effectively constructing each transition often depends upon your ability to identify words or phrases that will indicate for the reader the kind of logical relationships you want to convey.
Transitions can be at the end of the first paragraph, at the beginning of the second paragraph, or in both places. Usage: transition words are used with a special rule for punctuation: a semicolon or a period is used after the first 'sentence', and a comma is almost always used to set off the transition word from the second 'sentence'.
I love them. Improved transition: The characters in Book A face a moral dilemma, a contested inheritance. Need to polish your paper? They improve the connections and transitions between sentences and paragraphs.
Addition These transition words are used to provide additional information on a point. Learning to use transitions is easy, but learning to use them fluidly is more difficult.
This handout will introduce you to some useful transitional expressions and help you employ them effectively.