Transitions make language flow. They appear everywhere. Word phrases or even a whole sentence
Tell stories that are short and sweet (like anecdotes) or some long and detailed. Everyone loves good stories
Reference to occasion or time
Occasion- holidays and bdays
Events- sports, parties, plays
Historical- "remember the time"
Get audience thinking and engage them. If appropriate let audience answer. Use rhetorical questions.
Summarizing main points
Essential facts, major points
paragraph= topic/clincher sentence
Essay= thesis statement
Don't be redundant
Issuing challenge of call to action
If you want someone to do something just ask. Challenge people and be clear and specific
Mottos and montras
Words to live by. Use adages (wise sayings.) they're good to have and they keep us focused