ADDITIONAL POINT
REASON
CONTRAST
TIME
Subordinate Clauses

100

AS WELL AS

+ NOUN / -ing

100

SINCE

+ clause

100

EVEN THOUGH

+ clause

100

AS

+ clause

100

GIVEN (that)

+ clause

200

IN ADDITION TO 

+ NOUN / -ing

200

DUE TO 

+ NOUN

200

IN SPITE OF

+ NOUN / -ing

200

SINCE

+ NOUN / -ing

200

REGARDLESS OF

+ NOUN

300

MOREOVER

, + new sentence

300

AS

+ clause

300

DESPITE

+ NOUN / -ing

300

FOLLOWING

+ NOUN

300

IN CASE

+ clause

400

IN ADDITION

, + new sentence

400

OWING TO

+ NOUN

400

HOWEVER

, + new sentence

400

SUBSEQUENTLY

, + new sentence

400

UNLESS

+ clause

500

NOT TO MENTION

+ NOUN / -ing

500

AS A RESULT OF

+ NOUN

500

NEVERTHELESS

, + new sentence

500

AS SOON AS

+ clause

500

PROVIDED (that)

+ clause