French | Phrases - Academic | Main Body

Main Body - Agreeing

I store træk, er jeg enig i at... fordi...
D'une façon générale, je suis d'accord avec... parce que...
Used when in general agreement with someone else's point of view
Man er meget tilbøjelig til at være enig i at... fordi...
On pourrait facilement tomber d'accord avec... parce que...
Used when in general agreement with someone else's point of view
Jeg kan se hans/hendes pointe.
Je comprends son point de vue.
Used when you believe someone else's point of view is valid, but you do not fully agree
Jeg er fuldstændig enig i det...
Je suis entièrement d'accord que...
Used when in complete agreement with someone else's point of view
Jeg støtter med liv og lyst meningen om at...
Je cautionne entièrement l'idée que...
Used when in complete agreement with someone else's point of view

Main Body - Disagreeing

I store træk, jeg er uenig i at... fordi...
D'une façon générale, je ne suis pas d'accord avec... parce que...
Used when in general disagreement with someone else's point of view
Man er meget tilbøjelig til at være uenig i at... fordi...
On pourrait facilement tomber en désaccord avec... parce que...
Used when in general disagreement with someone else's point of view
Jeg forstår hans pointe, men jeg er fuldstændig uenig.
Je peux l'entendre, mais je ne suis pas d'accord avec ce point de vue.
Used when you understand someone else's point of view, but you do not agree with it at all
Jeg er stærkt uenig i at...
Je ne suis pas du tout d'accord avec...
Used when in complete disagreement with someone else's point of view
Jeg er fuldt og fast imod den ide at...
Je suis fermement opposé à l'idée que...
Used when in complete opposition to someone else's point of view

Main Body - Comparisons

... og... er ens/forskellige med hensyn til...
...and... sont similaires/différents au regard de...
An informal way of stating specific similarities or comparisons between two things
I modsætning til..., ...viser...
En opposition avec..., ...montre...
Used when wanting to emphasize the difference between two things
...i modsætning til... er...
..., par contraste avec..., est/sont...
Used when wanting to emphasize the difference between two things
...er lig... i forbindelse med
...est similaire à... en ce qui concerne...
Used when wanting to emphasize and explain a similarity between two things
...og... er forskellige med hensyn til...
...et... diffèrent en termes de...
Used when wanting to emphasize and explain a difference between two things
Den første..., i modsætning til, den anden...
Le premier..., a contrario, le second...
Used when wanting to emphasize the difference between two things
En af de primære ligheder/forskelligheder mellem... og.. er at...
Une des principales similarités/différences entre... et... est que...
Used when stating specific similarities or comparisons between two things
En forskel mellem... og... er at..., hvorimod...
Une différence entre...et... est que..., tandis que...
Used to highlight a difference between two things, can be the start of a long list of differences

Main Body - Opinions

Jeg ville sige at...
Je dirais que...
Used to give a personal opinion, of which you are not fully confident
For mig virker det som om at...
Il me semble que...
Used to give a personal opinion, of which you are not fully confident
Efter min mening...
À mon sens...
Used to give a personal opinion
Fra mit synspunkt...
Selon mon point de vue...
Used to give a personal opinion
Jeg er af den mening at...
Je suis d'opinion que...
Used to give a personal opinion
Jeg mener der er adskillige grunde. For det første,... For det andet...
Je crois qu'il y a plusieurs raisons. Premièrement,... Deuxièmement...
Used when wanting to list many reasons for something
Det er min opfattelse at... fordi...
Je suis persuadé intimement que... parce que...
Used to give a personal opinion that you are sure of and an explanation of said opinion

Main Body - Connecting Elements

Lad os analysere/skifte til/undersøge...
Analysons/tournons-nous vers/examinons...
Used when changing subject and to start a new paragraph
Det er nu tydeligt at... Lad os fokusere på...
Il est désormais clair que... . Tournons notre attention sur...
Used when changing subject and to start a new paragraph
Ydermere, et argument mod dette kan ikke ignoreres: ...
De plus, on ne peut pas ignorer ce contre-argument : ...
Used when adding important information to an already developed argument
Indrømmet..., men...
De l'avis général..., mais...
Used when conceding a counter-argument, but wanting to suggest further analysis of your own
Er det sandt at..., men faktum er at...
Il est vrai que..., il n'en demeure pourtant pas moins que...
Used when conceding a counter-argument, but wanting to suggest further analysis of your own
Selvom, ikke desto mindre...
Il va de soi que..., cependant...
Used when conceding a counter-argument, but wanting to suggest further analysis of your own
Derimod,...
Au contraire, ...
Used when correcting a mistaken belief, after said belief has been stated
På den ene side...
D'un coté...
Used to introduce one side of an argument
På den anden side...
D'un autre côté...
Used to show another side of an argument. Always used after "on the one hand…"
På trods af...
En dépit de...
Used when making an argument, which goes against certain data or beliefs
Til trods for det faktum at...
En dépit du fait que...
Used when making an argument, which goes against certain data or beliefs
Videnskabeligt/historisk set...
Scientifiquement/Historiquement parlant...
Used when referring to science or past events in history
I øvrigt...
À propos de...
Used when an additional point is thought of that can support your analysis
Endvidere...
En outre...
Used when developing a point to a high analytical level