Связки

Adding and

*and

as well as

besides

Moreover,

Furthermore,

What is more,

In addition,

not only .... but also

another point is that

 

relative clauses

who                  where

that                   ,which

whose              to whom

when                what

why

*but

 

Contrasting

 

However,

Although

despite

In spite of

Nevertheless,

On the contrary,

on the one hand

on the other hand,

whereas

while

but while

In contrast,

Neither...nor

Expressing cause / reason

because

as

since

This is why

because of

Due to

Owing to

For this reason,

 

Expressing effect / result

*so

so....that

such a...that

Therefore

Thus

In consequence

Consequently,

As a result,

too...for/to

not enough...for/to

 

Narration

First (of all)

At first

At the beginning

In the beginning

then

next

Before

After

After that

afterwards

When

While

during

Soon

prior to

immediately

Once

Suddenly

As soon as

on

No sooner....than

Hardly...when

Finally

Eventually

At the end

In the end

At last

To begin with,

Until

 

Expressing purpose

to

so as to

in order that

so that

for (Non-specific)

 

Expressing opinion

I would say that

In my opinion,

I think (that)

I believe (that)

Personally

Apparently,

 

Giving examples

for example,

for instance,

For one thing,

this includes

such as e.g.. (for example)

i.e. (that is)

 

Summing up / concluding

All in all

overall

generally

In conclusion,

on the whole

in the main

To sum up,

 

Emphasis

especially

particularly

Naturally,

exactly because

above all

Whatever

Whenever

too / enough

The more ....