… because/ as / since / seeing that + clause
… because of / on account of/ in view of + a noun/gerund
…owing to / due to + a noun/gerund/
the fact that + clause
To/In order to / So as to + infinitive
So that + a clause
Consequently / As a consequence / As a result / Therefore, … + clause
As a consequence of / As a result of + noun
So, … + cause
Moreover / Furthermore / In addition / Additionally / Besides / What’s more, … (used after a strong pause and separated from the sentences. They are introduced by a comma).
As well as / In addition to / Beside + noun/gerund
In spite of / Despite + a noun/gerund
Although / (Even) though + a clause
However / Nevertheless / Nonetheless/Still / Yet, … (used to introduce a new idea which marks a contrast with previously stated ideas).
In contrast to / Contrary to + a noun
On the contrary, …
… whereas (used to link two contrasting ideas) + a clause.
On the one hand … On the other hand (links two contrasting ideas / paragraphs)
For example / For instance,
such as …
First of all / Firstly / To begin with / First ….
Second / Secondly / Then …
Third / Thirdly / After that…
Finally / in short / to sum up / in conclusion / lastly / last but not least…