Paragraph unity — sentence connectors
All sentences need to relate to the main idea / topic sentence in the paragraph. The reader should be able to see how each sentence flows from the previous one and how each is connected to the topic sentence. Sentence connectors weave sentences together to create a cohesive paragraph. They order and sequence ideas, theory, data etc. The following tables list useful connectors.
Useful sentence connectors
Useful connectors within paragraphs
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