Compare & Contrast Transitions Quiz Use comparison and contrast transition signals appropriately

About the quiz


Transition signals, also called cohesive devices or linking words, are an important aspect of good cohesion. This quiz focuses on grammar and meaning of transitions for comparison and contrast.

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Learning Outcomes

By completing this quiz, you will:

  • improve cohesion in writing by selecting appropriate transition signals for comparison and contrast, based on meaning and grammar.

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