Transition Words In Writing

Transition words are necessary in all kinds of writing. It is especially helpful to know how to use them in non-fiction pieces. Today’s featured article shows an example of a paragraph without them and an edited piece using them.

 

A frequent fault of inexperienced writers is a tendency to present thoughts and ideas without showing connections between them, or without making their significance clear to the reader. Transition words and phrases keep the reader on track by showing  relationships between ideas and information.

Consider the following paragraph:

People who adopt a dog need to teach it basic commands. Basic obedience keeps the animal safe and prevents it from becoming a danger. Many pet owners fail to teach their dogs to obey. They should always consider the need to train their puppies to obey. Click here to learn more.

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