Boost Your Vocabulary: 20 Sentence Starters to Help You Introduce, Expand, and Illustrate Ideas

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The way you begin a sentence is crucial. Selecting the right word will guide your reader through your work and show them what they can expect from the rest of the sentence.

In this blog post, we will share 20 sentence starters you can use to introduce, expand on, or illustrate ideas. These words will help you express your thoughts clearly and keep your readers engaged. Look at the example sentence next to each sentence starter to see it used in context.

  1. Additionally
    Additionally, using a spellchecker will help you find spelling mistakes.
  2. Again
    Again, it's important to spell words correctly to make your writing look professional.
  3. Along with
    Along with grammar, spelling is a key part of using language correctly.
  4. Another reason
    Another reason to focus on spelling is that mistakes can confuse your readers.
  5. As an example
    As an example, let's look at the difference between the words ‘affect’ and ‘effect’.
  6. As well as
    As well as grammar, spelling is a key part of using language correctly.
  7. Correspondingly
    Correspondingly, getting words wrong can make your readers confused.
  8. Coupled with
    Coupled with using a wide range of vocabulary, correct spelling makes your writing better.
  9. For example
    For example, ‘accommodation’ has two 'c's and two 'm's.
  10. For instance
    For instance, the word ‘necessary’ can be a tricky word to spell.
  11. Furthermore
    Furthermore, correct spelling is very important when you write.
  12. In addition to
    In addition to getting your grammar right, you need to spell words correctly.
  13. In addition
    In addition, watch out for words that sound the same but are spelled differently, like ‘there’, ‘their’, and ‘they’re’.
  14. In fact
    In fact, good spelling makes your writing clearer to read.
  15. Indeed
    Indeed, English has many tricky spelling rules that can be hard even for native speakers.
  16. Likewise
    Likewise, spelling correctly is important at school or work.
  17. Moreover
    Moreover, when you spell words consistently, it shows you pay attention to detail.
  18. One other thing
    One other thing to remember is that using a dictionary can help you get better at spelling.
  19. Similarly
    Similarly, spelling mistakes can make your writing difficult to follow.
  20. Whereas
    Whereas some languages have easier spelling rules, English can be tough.


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12 Oct 2023
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