NARRATING – SEQUENCING EXPRESSIONS

storytellingTime

  • In 1942, …
  • During the 20th century, …
  • Yesterday, …
  • Twenty five years ago, …

Sequence

Before he was offered a job as a lecturer, he had finished his research.
  • Before this, .
  • For the previous X years, .
  • Prior to this, .
  • Previously, .
  • X years previously, .
  • Before.
  • . before which .
  • . prior to which .
When
As soon as
After
he had finished his research, he was offered a job as a lecturer.
On finishing his research,
After finishing his research,
Having finished his research,
On finishing his research,
he was offered a job as a lecturer.
  • For the following X years, .
  • X years later, .
  • After .
  • Following this, .
  • When .
  • Subsequently, .
  • Soon/Shortly/Immediately afterwards, .
  • . following which .
  • . after which .
While he was doing his research, he made an important discovery.
When doing his research,
While
During his research,
  • During this period, .
  • Throughout this period, .
  • . during which.
  • . throughout which.

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