Esperanto | Phrases - Academic | Main Body

Main Body - Agreeing

Broadly speaking, I agree with… because…
En plej aspektoj, mi konsentas kun... ĉar...
Used when in general agreement with someone else's point of view
One is very much inclined to agree with… because…
Unu estas tre inklina konsenti kun... ĉar...
Used when in general agreement with someone else's point of view
I can see his/her point.
Mi povas vidi lian/ŝian punkton.
Used when you believe someone else's point of view is valid, but you do not fully agree
I entirely agree that…
Mi tute konsentas, ke...
Used when in complete agreement with someone else's point of view
I endorse wholeheartedly the opinion that…
Mi aprobas elkore la opinion, ke...
Used when in complete agreement with someone else's point of view

Main Body - Disagreeing

Broadly speaking, I disagree with… because…
En plej aspektoj, mi malkonsentas kun... ĉar...
Used when in general disagreement with someone else's point of view
One is very much inclined to disagree with… because…
Unu estas tre inklina malkonsenti kun... ĉar...
Used when in general disagreement with someone else's point of view
I can see his point, but disagree with it entirely.
Mi povas kompreni lian punkton, sed mi malkonsentas tute kun ĝi.
Used when you understand someone else's point of view, but you do not agree with it at all
I strongly disagree that…
Mi tute malkonsentas, ke...
Used when in complete disagreement with someone else's point of view
I am firmly opposed to the idea that…
Mi firme kontraŭstaras al la ideo, ke...
Used when in complete opposition to someone else's point of view

Main Body - Comparisons

…and…are similar/different as regards to…
...kaj...estas similaj/malsamaj rilate al ...
An informal way of stating specific similarities or comparisons between two things
In contrast to…, …shows…
En kontrasto al..., ...montras...
Used when wanting to emphasize the difference between two things
…by contrast with… is/are…
...per kontrasto kun...estas...
Used when wanting to emphasize the difference between two things
…is similar to… in respect of…
...estas simila al... rilate...
Used when wanting to emphasize and explain a similarity between two things
…and… differ in terms of...
...kaj... malsamas en terminoj de...
Used when wanting to emphasize and explain a difference between two things
The first…, by contrast, the second…
La unua..., kontraste, la dua...
Used when wanting to emphasize the difference between two things
One of the main similarities/differences between… and… is that…
Unu el la ĉefaj similecoj/diferencoj inter ...kaj... estas, ke...
Used when stating specific similarities or comparisons between two things
One difference between… and… is that…, whereas…
Unu diferenco inter... kaj... estas, ke ..., dum kiu...
Used to highlight a difference between two things, can be the start of a long list of differences

Main Body - Opinions

I would say that…
Mi dirus, ke...
Used to give a personal opinion, of which you are not fully confident
It seems to me that…
Ŝajnas al mi, ke...
Used to give a personal opinion, of which you are not fully confident
In my opinion…
Miaopinie…
Used to give a personal opinion
From my point of view…
El mia vidpunkto...
Used to give a personal opinion
I am of the opinion that…
Mi estas de la opinio, ke...
Used to give a personal opinion
I believe that there are several reasons. Firstly,… Secondly…
Mi kredas, ke estas pluraj kialoj. Unue,... Due,...
Used when wanting to list many reasons for something
It is my belief that… because…
Estas mia kredo, ke... ĉar...
Used to give a personal opinion that you are sure of and an explanation of said opinion

Main Body - Connecting Elements

Let us now analyze/turn to/examine…
Ni nun analizos/turnos al/ekzamenos...
Used when changing subject and to start a new paragraph
It is now clear that… . Let us turn our attention to…
Ĝi nun estas klara, ke.... Ni nun turnos nian atenton al...
Used when changing subject and to start a new paragraph
Moreover, one argument against this cannot be ignored: …
Plie, unu argumento kontraŭ tiu, ke ne povas esti ignorita:...
Used when adding important information to an already developed argument
Admittedly…, but…
Certe..., sed...
Used when conceding a counter-argument, but wanting to suggest further analysis of your own
It is true that…, yet the fact remains that…
Estas vera, ke..., tamen la fakto restas, ke...
Used when conceding a counter-argument, but wanting to suggest further analysis of your own
Granted, …, nevertheless…
Koncedita, ..., tamen...
Used when conceding a counter-argument, but wanting to suggest further analysis of your own
On the contrary, …
Kontraŭe, ...
Used when correcting a mistaken belief, after said belief has been stated
On the one hand…
Unuflanke...
Used to introduce one side of an argument
On the other hand…
Aliflanke…
Used to show another side of an argument. Always used after "on the one hand…"
In spite of…
Malgraŭ…
Used when making an argument, which goes against certain data or beliefs
Despite the fact that…
Malgraŭ la fakto ke...
Used when making an argument, which goes against certain data or beliefs
Scientifically/Historically speaking…
Science/Historie parolanta...
Used when referring to science or past events in history
Incidentally…
Parenteze...
Used when an additional point is thought of that can support your analysis
Furthermore…
Krome...
Used when developing a point to a high analytical level