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Sentence connectors are words and phrases that connect sentences to help with understanding. Sentence connectors are also known as linking language. There are many types of sentence connectors including time cues, subordinating conjunctions, coordinating conjunctions, introductory words such as "Consequently", "Therefore," and so on.

Once you have mastered the basics of correct usage in written English, you will want to express yourself in increasingly complex ways. One of the best ways to improve your writing style is to use sentence connectors. Sentence connectors are used to express relationships between ideas and to combine sentences. The use of these connectors will add sophistication to your writing style.

Type of Connector Connector(s) Examples
Coordinating Conjunction and High level positions are stressful at times, and can be harmful to your health.
Conjunctive adverbs in addition, additionally, furthermore, moreover, also High level positions are stressful at times; furthermore, they can be harmful to your health
Correlative conjunctions not only...but also Not only are high level positions stressful at times, but they also can be harmful to your health.
Prepositional phrases in addition to, along with, as well as Along with being stressful, high level positions can also be harmful to your health.

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