Useful Transitions for Expressing Cause
When introducing a noun phrase that will express cause, use as a result of, or because of.
- As the a result of global warming, many regions are experiencing heavier rainfall.
- Many regions are experiencing heavier rainfall as the a result of global warming.
- Because of the extreme weather conditions, all flights in the Northeast have been canceled.
- All flights in the Northeast have been canceled because of the extreme weather conditions.
Useful Transitions for Expressing Effect
Introduce effects using such words as consequently, therefore, or as a results.
- Manufactures have been using GMO foods more and more; consequently, the cases of food allergies have been increasing.
- All flights have been cancelled. Therefore, passengers must rebook their flights.
- In the 2009 economic recession many companies laid off workers. As a result, the unemployment rate increased dramatically.