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Great Ways to Start a Sentence

Here you will find a useful list of common sentence starters that you can use in an English discussion as well as in essay writing. Learn these sentence starters to improve your English speaking and writing skills.

Grammar Corner Great Ways to Start a Sentence

 

WORDS YOU CAN USE AS SENTENCE STARTERS 

Words to add an idea

  • In addition to 
  • For instance 
  • For example 
  • As an example 
  • Additionally 
  • Moreover 
  • Furthermore 
  • As well as 
  • Another reason 
  • Along with 
  • Coupled with 
  • Correspondingly 
  • In addition 
  • Indeed 
  • In factIdentically 
  • Likewise 
  • Again 
  • Similarly 
  • Whereas 
  • Likewise 
  • One other thing
     

Words that show cause

 

 

  • Accordingly 
  • As a result 
  • Because 
  • Consequently 
  • Due to 
  • For this reason 
  • For this purpose 
  • Hence 
  • Otherwise 
  • Since 
  • So then 
  • Subsequently 
  • Therefore 
  • Thereupon 
  • This is why 
  • Thus 
  • Wherefore 
  • Following this 
  • As you can see 
  • For all of those reasons 
  • So
 

Words that show contrast

  • Comparatively 
  • Different from 
  • Even though 
  • However (however synonyms) 
  • Although 
  • Conversely 
  • Instead 
  • In comparison 
  • Nevertheless 
  • In contrast 
  • Whereas 
  • Yet 
  • On the one hand… On the other hand 
  • On the contrary 
  • Other than 
  • Outside of 
  • Besides 
  • Otherwise

 

Words that add emphasis

 

 

  • Admittedly 
  • Above all 
  • As a rule 
  • As usual 
  • Assuredly 
  • Certainly 
  • Chiefly 
  • Especially 
  • Granted 
  • Generally speaking 
  • For the most part In this situation 
  • No doubt (undoubtedly) 
  • Obviously 
  • Of course 
  • Ordinarily 
  • Particularly 
  • Singularly 
  • Unquestionably 
  • Usually
 

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