Useful Expressions on Essay

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Useful expressions to write an essay
Introduction first of all to begin with in order to decide whether.... or not to outline the main points firstly, secondly, thirdly, finally / eventually Enumerating arguments in addition to / additionally besides / moreover / furthermore above all Weighing up arguments on the one hand..... on the other hand to consider the advantages and disadvantages arguments for and against to discuss the pros and cons in theory ... in reality both... and.... not only ... but also anyway / at any rate / in any case in fact / actually / as a matter of fact up to a point so to speak by no means / not at all Comparisons compared to / in comparison with to draw / make a comparison between ...and similarly as well as Restrictions however / though nevertheless whereas although / though / even though in spite of / despite unlike in contrast to / with sth. on the contrary sth is contrary to sth Refering to with reference to regarding as regards as far as ... is concerned according to (according to is used to introduce someone else's opinion. Don't say "according to me")

afin de décider si ......ou non exposer les points principaux

de plus, en outre surtout

discuter le pour et le contre à la fois..... et..... de toute façon en fait jusqu'à un certain point pour ainsi dire pas du tout / en aucune façon

aussi bien que / de même que

tandis que bien que / même si malgré à la différence de

en ce qui concerne selon

Emphasizing I’d like to point out that I’d like to emphasize

J'aimerais faire remarquer que J'aimerais mettre l'accent sur

Generalizing on the whole in general / generally speaking as a rule to some extent to a large extent / to what extent ? in many ways in all respects in most / many cases basically Giving examples for example / for instance such as / including in particular / particularly to give you an example of what I mean to illustrate this point what I mean is et cetera / and so on / and so forth that is to...
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