Cause and Effect Statements

Cause and effect statements are a wonderful way to connect one sentence with another AS WELL AS double-checking your cultural logic. If the first sentence is the REASON for or MOTIVE of the second sentence, then it CAUSES the second sentence which is then the effect or RESULT or CONSEQUENCE.

For example,

  • “I’m sick of this lousy weather!” = The weather (cause) makes me physically ill (effect).
  • “Because it’s snowing outside (reason/cause) I can’t go running (effect); I might slip and fall (fear of a worse effect).”
  • “-20 C temperatures (cause) create some awesome crystals on my kitchen window (effect).”
  • “The snow (cause) reminds me that Christmas is on its way (effect: images of Christmas in my mind).photo 4.”