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Transition Words

Transition words describe the logical relationship between your ideas, helping readers follow your train of thought. To test your knowledge of these handy expressions, read the following paragraphs and choose the function of each transition word or phrase in bold.

This quiz is based on three paragraphs:
Paragraph 1 (Learning about travel insurance): Questions 1 to 4
Paragraph 2 (Planning a long trip): Questions 5 to 7
Paragraph 3 (What to do before you go): Questions 8 to 12

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