Here is a list of words and phrases used as cohesive devices:
Both/not only proteins and/but also vitamins are essential for small children.
The film was neither well made nor well-performed.
I can play the piano apart from the guitar.
And||Both...and||---||In addition||In addition to|
|Not only...but(also)||Further more||As well as|
|What's more||Apart from|
|On top of that|
Although he's very smart, he cannot pass his English class.
No matter how smart you are, you shouldn't underestimate your opponents.
He's very smart, he doesn't respect his friends though.
Regardless of age, anybody can ride this ride.
|Yet||Even though, much as||Nonetheless||In spite of|
|Notwithstanding||Yet, even so||For all|
|No matter + question word||Nevertheless||Regardless of|
|However + adj./adv.||Still||Notwithstanding|
|Adj./adv. + though/as||Notwithstanding|
The winters are very wet here; whereas, the summers are very dry.
It was very hot yesterday, in contrast, it’s very cold today.
It's cold and windy today, on the other hand, it’s not raining.
|But||---||While||On the contrary||Unlike|
|Yet||Whereas||In contrast||In contrast to|
|On the other hand||Contrary to|
|Conversely||As opposed to|
While / whereas
|---||So/such ... that||---||Therefore||As a result of|
|As a result of this||As a consequence of|
|As a result|
|So, this, hence|
|As a consequence of this|
|Because of this|
As a consequence of rising population, people now have to cope with heavy traffic.
It was such a great movie that I watched it three times.
The basketball team's introducing a talented young player resulted in winning more games.
|Man's hunting whales in large numbers||Causes|
is the result for
is responsible for
|the danger of their becoming extinct|
|Whales' facing extinction||is the result of|
is due to
is a consequence of
|man's hunting them in large numbers|
I talked to the shy girl for the purpose that she wouldn’t feel isolated.
We all spoke in quiet voices for fear of waking the baby up.
She went to her husband’s office for the purpose of seeing him.
---||---||So that||---||In order to|
|In order that||To|
|For the purpose that||For the purpose of|
|For fear of|
|So as to|
in the same way
I can speak Spanish; similarly, my brother can speak Spanish.
in the first place
I loved England a lot. First I loved its museums. Secondly, I loved its people. Finally I loved its tourist attractions.
I like small pets such as cats and birds.
in most cases
most of the time
on the whole
In general, people don't like getting up early.