– before, after, after a while, eventually, later, then, finally, as soon as, at first, at last, when, while.
– I immediately phoned the police. While I was waiting for them to arrive, I watched the house.
– At first, no one got out of the car, but after a while the driver’s door opened.
– And then I finally found what I was looking for.
– first, firstly, first of all, to begin with, secondly, thirdly, finally.
– Our holiday was spoiled, firstly because the hotel was uncomfortable and secondly because the weather was bad.
Adding information/emphasising points
– as well as (that), in addition (to), moreover, furthermore, not only … (but also) …, what’s more, on top of that, to make matters worse, in fact, as a matter of fact.
– The hotel was miles from the beach. On top of that, the view from our bedroom window was terrible.
– Not only was the hotel miles from the beach, but the view from our bedroom window was terrible too!
– In fact, everyone is different when it comes to personal taste.
– for example, for instance, such as.
– I like pop groups such as The Backstreet Boys.
– My town has a lot of things for young people to do. For example, there are three cinemas.
Reasons, causes and results
– as a results, because, because of (this), so, therefore.
– I have visited Britain several times and, as a result, my English is quite good.
– By the end of the day, you haven’t managed to find anything that you like. So, you go home frustrated.