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    Writing: connectors of sequence

    If we use the connectors of sequence to order events, is the following order correct.

    First, next, then, after that, next, then, after that, next, finally.

    If we use sequence connectors to show the sequence of events in a compositon or a report of an event (more than ten events), which of the following expressions do you prefer?

    1. First, next, then, after that, next, then, after that, next, after that, then, next, finally.

    2. First, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth, eleventh, finally.

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    Re: Writing: connectors of sequence

    If I had a string that long, I would tend to number them in a list: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, etc. Your first suggestion becomes tedious after the second "then".

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    Re: Writing: connectors of sequence

    If we use the connectors of sequence to order events, is the following order correct.

    First, next, then, after that, next, then, after that, next, finally.

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    Re: Writing: connectors of sequence

    It is still tedious.

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    Re: Writing: connectors of sequence

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    If I had a string that long, I would tend to number them in a list: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, etc. Your first suggestion becomes tedious after the second "then".
    Thanks Mike

    Do you mean First, second, third, fourth, fifth, etc.?

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    Re: Writing: connectors of sequence

    That is less tedious. But I would use numbers in a list.
    Last edited by MikeNewYork; 10-Aug-2014 at 07:32. Reason: typo

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