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					Cue Words and Signals
Be alert to these words in your reading. Use them to help determine the structure of the text. Also use them to help organize your writing.

Classification/                       Time Order/                           Comparison/                            Cause/Effect
Definition                            Sequence                              Contrast                               Problem/Solution
 one                                  in the meantime                      however                               so that
 another                              as soon as                           but                                   nevertheless
 most important                       immediately                          on the other hand                     accordingly
 also                                 meanwhile                            not only. . . but also                if. . .then
 in fact                              until now                            either . . . or                       thus
 for instance                         not long after                       on one hand                           since
 for example                          first                                although                              because
 still another                        next                                 unless                                therefore
 more importantly                     finally                              similarly                             as a result
 in addition to                       before                               yet                                   since
 again                                after                                in comparison                         this led to
 and                                  when                                 compared to                           consequently
 besides                              later                                in contrast                           for this reason
 equally important                    since                                neither . . . nor                     may be due to
 further                              earlier                              that same as                          effects of
 furthermore                          during                               even though                           leads/led to
 moreover                             now                                  likewise                              is caused by
 what’s more                          presently                            in the same way                       in order to
 to demonstrate                       while                                nonetheless
 to illustrate                        soon                                 notwithstanding
 as well as                           shortly thereafter                   on the contrary
                                       about                                at the same time
                                       previously                           conversely
                                       prior to                             counter to

				
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