Causation: words like “since” or “because” that indicate a causal relationship.
Causation: Provide a consequence
These words and phrases introduce a consequence or result.
After a sentence or paragraph that describes a cause.
- As such
- As a result
Causation: Provide a reason
These words and phrases introduce a reason or cause.
To begin writing or speaking about a cause and effect relationship.
When you use these at the beginning of a sentence, you must also include a result or consequence at the end of the sentence.
- Since + [verb phrase]
- As + [verb phrase]
- Because of + [noun phrase]
- As a result of + [noun phrase]
- Due to + [noun phrase]
- Owing to + [noun phrase]