To show a connection between two independent clauses in one sentence, to link the ideas in two or more sentences, or show relationships between ideas within an independent clause we use transition words or conjunctive adverbs.

As adverbs the difference between henceforth and therefore is that henceforth means from now on or from this time on while therefore is for that reason or this purpose, referring to something previously stated.

We use “Henceforth” if we want to indicate in a sentence that we are going to impose or do something from now on. For example, “She announced that henceforth she would be running her father’s business” or “Henceforth, the management will send you a termination letter.”

“Therefore” is used when we want to show cause and effect between independent clauses, so it cannot be used to start a paragraph or included as part of a standalone sentence. It is also used to conclude a statement. For example, “You did not study last night and therefore you may fail the test” or “If I have more time, I can do more work and therefore create more.”

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Writing is a medium used to express ourselves as individuals. Writing is a skill developed to inspire, to educate and inform people. My experiences have molded me to become an effective communicator through hosting, teaching and writing. I have been trained as a News Writer and Photo journalist of The-Search Student Publication, Feature Writer of The-Lead Publication of University of Saint La Salle Bacolod. I am a freelance speech and declamation writer and freelance event host. I worked as Media Laboratory Coordinator at USLS-Bacolod for 1 year. I also worked as International School Teacher at Centurion International School for 6 months in Bangkok, Thailand I have a degree in Bachelor of Arts Major in Communication at the University of Saint La Salle Bacolod year 2018.