Drawing on reader's comments, revise papers to focus on topic or thesis, develop ideas, employ transitions, and identify a clear beginning and ending. 0701.3.19
Links verified on 5/27/2014
- A chart of the transitional devices - also called conjunctive adverbs or adverbial conjunctions
- Add Transitions - a gap-fill exercise
- Making an Argument: Effective use of Transition Words - Lesson plan; "explore and understand the use of transition words in context and write their own persuasive essay using transition words"
- Photo Analysis Guide - how to analyze photo elements
- Reading Passages with Exercises - index with a large number of exercises from an ESL site
- Some General Advice on Academic Essay Writing - posted by the University of Toronto
- Transitions and Transitional Devices - Brought to you by the Purdue University Online Writing Lab
- Transitional Devices - transitional guides are connectives (symbols,words, phrases; sometimes whole sentences and paragraphs) that make possible a smooth "passing over" from one idea to the next.
- Using Transitions by Ruth Luman - Interactive PowerPoint show [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Transitions and Conjunctions - Gap-fill exercise
- Writing Academic Essays - general advice [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]