in addition –
as well as –
what is more –
not only…but also… –
- If the project fails this will have terrible consequences not only on our department but also on the whole organization
- John's grades are terrible because he has been so lazy these days. In addition to this, his relationship with his parents got worse.
- The report is badly written. Moreover, it's inaccurate.
even though –
in spite of / despite –
on the contrary –
on the one hand …
but on the other hand… –
- Brain drain has terrible consequences on the developing countries. Nevertheless, nothing has been done to solve the problem or at least reduce its negative effects.
- In spite of / despite Fred's old age, he goes jogging every morning.
- Although she's very nice, her classmates hate her.
- They have got two children, a boy and a girl. The boy takes after his father whereas the girl takes after the mother.
as a consequence –
as a result –
because of this –
for this reason –
due to –
- She remained silent, for she was so depressed to talk.
- We can't go to Sue's party because we'll be busy working on our project.
- The plane was delayed because of the foggy weather.
- He had spent most of his time hanging around instead of revising his lessons. Consequently, he had a lot of trouble answering the exam questions.
in order to –
in order not to –
so as to –
so as not to –
- She wakes up early in order to be on time to work.
- They visited him so as to offer their condolences for the death of his wife.
- He helped the new policewoman so as not to fail in her first mission.
in conclusion –
to conclude –
to sum up –
in a nutshell –
in brief –
in short –
all in all –