Transitional Phrases

Transitional Phrases

Adding transitional phrases to your essays can make your writing more interesting and easier to follow. Your understanding of transitional phrases is also often assessed on Standardized Tests, like the ACT, SAT, GRE, and GMAT.

Generally, transitional phrases fall into 3 categories: Agree, Disagree, and Order. Understanding this can help you identify the most appropriate transition for the passage.

Use this guide for examples of transitions for each of the 3 categories.

Click here for the free pdf guide.

Check out our YouTube video tutorial for how Transitions are assessed on the ACT/SAT.