ESL Writing

Transitions and Connectors

Therefore / Consequently / As a Result / Thus / For this Reason

In this ESL writing exercise, students practice completing sentences using the above transition words.

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Transitions: Review

Therefore / Consequently / As a result / Thus / For this reason

 

Read the sentences below. Then, write one more sentence, using the transition words above, to explain what happens. (See page 77 for sample answers.)

 

 

 

1. Monica lost her tennis match yesterday. ___________________________

 

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2. I feel that Boston University is the most suitable university for me. _______

 

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3. The baseball star was caught taking steroids. _______________________

 

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4. Jason did not prepare for his math test. ___________________________

 

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5. It rained for two weeks straight. __________________________________

 

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6. My computer got a virus. _______________________________________

 

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7. That man was found guilty of murder. _____________________________

 

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8. I didn’t sleep very well last night. _________________________________

 

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