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    I study English for the German equivalent to A-levels, the Abitur. Next week I'll have my last exam and I'm in desperate for good essay wirting phrases.

    What phrases do you use for essays? My main concern is that they should sound impressive (vocabulary) and idiomatic (but not colloquial), i.e. it should be more complex than "furthermore" and "in my opinion".

    Please post your examples.
    Any help is very much appreciated.
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    Some ways of saying 'in my opinion' in a more advanced way are:
    I consider that...
    I am convinced that...
    It must be acknowledged that...
    It seems obvious to me...

    A few good conjunctions/ link phrases:
    As a consequence
    in any case
    nevertheless
    in addition
    with regard to
    as far as possible...
    as far as... is concerned...
    besides


    From what I have read of your english jammertel, it's really really good.. i don't think you will have any problems!
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    Just building on what Farfalla said:

    On the one hand...
    On the other hand...
    It might be argued that...
    Some would say that...
    Above all...
    The majority of people...
    Most importantly...
    Without a doubt...
    I am of the opinion that...
    Concerning...
    With reference to...
    In this respect...
    For this reason...

    Good Luck
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    From what I have read of your english jammertel, it's really really good.. i don't think you will have any problems!
    I absolutely agree.
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    (Original post by *Farfalla*)
    Some ways of saying 'in my opinion' in a more advanced way are:
    I consider that...
    I am convinced that...
    It must be acknowledged that...
    It seems obvious to me...

    A few good conjunctions/ link phrases:
    As a consequence
    in any case
    nevertheless
    in addition
    with regard to
    as far as possible...
    as far as... is concerned...
    besides


    From what I have read of your english jammertel, it's really really good.. i don't think you will have any problems!
    Hehe thanks and cheers for the phrases , but I'm afraid that my teacher doesn't think that. I always think that my vocabulary isn't up to the required standard, my sentences too complicated, etc.
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    Definitely not! If you didn't tell me I would've thought you were a native English speaker.

    Moreover
    In juxtaposition...
    In contrast...
    Indeed
    Similarly/likewise
    It can be argued that/arguably...
    Admittedly
    It is clear that...
    Nonetheless
    Without a doubt...
    Consequently...

    And a lot more
 
 
 
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