Grammar Builder Exercise – Transitional Words to Describe Causes and Results

February 26, 2018

 

Common transitional words to describe causes and results:

 

Causes: Because of, Due to, Thanks to, Resulting from, As a result of, etc.

 

Results: Hence, Thus, Therefore, As a result, Consequently, etc.

 

 

Exercise: Complete the sentences below by using a transition word to describe causes or results for each.

 

1. ……………….. the popular overwork culture in Japan, many workers in the country commit suicide.

 

2. Many road accidents happen ……………….. drunk driving.

 

3. The economic growth of China benefits the rich more than the poor, ……………….., many rural cities in the country have not seen growing incomes for years.

 

4. The National Rifle Association (NRA) has major political influence in the USA, ……………….., laws constraining private gun ownership can hardly be passed.

 

5. British people can enjoy free healthcare, ……………….. the famous public healthcare system known as the NHS (National Health Services).

 

 

Please find the keys (suggested answers) here.

 

 

Do you know any other transitional words to describe causes and results? If yes, please leave a comment.

 

 

 

 

 

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