Hungarian | Phrases - Academic | Main Body

Main Body - Agreeing

Broadly speaking, I agree with… because…
Általában beszélve egyetértek vele, mert...
Used when in general agreement with someone else's point of view
One is very much inclined to agree with… because…
Hajlamos egyetértésre a ....-val/vel, mert....
Used when in general agreement with someone else's point of view
I can see his/her point.
Értem, amit mond.
Used when you believe someone else's point of view is valid, but you do not fully agree
I entirely agree that…
Teljes mértékben egyetértek azzal, hogy...
Used when in complete agreement with someone else's point of view
I endorse wholeheartedly the opinion that…
Teljes szívvel egyetértek azzal a véleménnyel, hogy....
Used when in complete agreement with someone else's point of view

Main Body - Disagreeing

Broadly speaking, I disagree with… because…
Általánosan nem értek vele egyet, mert....
Used when in general disagreement with someone else's point of view
One is very much inclined to disagree with… because…
Nem hajlandó egyetérteni, mert....
Used when in general disagreement with someone else's point of view
I can see his point, but disagree with it entirely.
Értem amit mond, de nem értek vele teljes mértékben egyet.
Used when you understand someone else's point of view, but you do not agree with it at all
I strongly disagree that…
Határozottan nem értek vele egyet, mert....
Used when in complete disagreement with someone else's point of view
I am firmly opposed to the idea that…
Határozottan ellenzem az ötletet, hogy...
Used when in complete opposition to someone else's point of view

Main Body - Comparisons

…and…are similar/different as regards to…
.... és ..... hasonlóak/különbözőek abból a szempontból, hogy....
An informal way of stating specific similarities or comparisons between two things
In contrast to…, …shows…
Elllentétben .....-val/vel, .....mutatja, hogy.....
Used when wanting to emphasize the difference between two things
…by contrast with… is/are…
....-val/vel ellentétben, a .......
Used when wanting to emphasize the difference between two things
…is similar to… in respect of…
....hasonló ....-hoz/höz abból a szempontból, hogy...
Used when wanting to emphasize and explain a similarity between two things
…and… differ in terms of...
... és .... eltérnek abból a szempontból, hogy ...
Used when wanting to emphasize and explain a difference between two things
The first…, by contrast, the second…
Az első ... a másodikkal .... ellentétben
Used when wanting to emphasize the difference between two things
One of the main similarities/differences between… and… is that…
Az egyik legnagyobb hasonlóság/eltérés .... és .... között az, hogy ...
Used when stating specific similarities or comparisons between two things
One difference between… and… is that…, whereas…
Eltérés ... és ... között, hogy ...., mivel ...
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…
Azt mondanám, hogy ...
Used to give a personal opinion, of which you are not fully confident
It seems to me that…
Nekem úgy tűnik, hogy ...
Used to give a personal opinion, of which you are not fully confident
In my opinion…
Véleményem szerint ...
Used to give a personal opinion
From my point of view…
Véleményem szerint ...
Used to give a personal opinion
I am of the opinion that…
Azon a véleményen vagyok, hogy ...
Used to give a personal opinion
I believe that there are several reasons. Firstly,… Secondly…
Úgy hiszem, hogy számos érv szól mellette. Először is, .... . Másodszor ....
Used when wanting to list many reasons for something
It is my belief that… because…
Én abban hiszek, hogy ..., mivel ....
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…
Most pedig elemezzük/térjünk át/vizsgáljuk meg a ....
Used when changing subject and to start a new paragraph
It is now clear that… . Let us turn our attention to…
Most már egyértelmű, hogy ... . Tehát fordítsuk a figyelmet a ...
Used when changing subject and to start a new paragraph
Moreover, one argument against this cannot be ignored: …
Ezen felül, egy ezzel szembeni érvet nem lehet figyelmen kívül hagyni: ....
Used when adding important information to an already developed argument
Admittedly…, but…
Hozzátéve ...., de ....
Used when conceding a counter-argument, but wanting to suggest further analysis of your own
It is true that…, yet the fact remains that…
Az igaz, hogy..., de az a tény marad, hogy ...
Used when conceding a counter-argument, but wanting to suggest further analysis of your own
Granted, …, nevertheless…
Adott, hogy ...., mindazonáltal ...
Used when conceding a counter-argument, but wanting to suggest further analysis of your own
On the contrary, …
Ezzel ellentétben ....
Used when correcting a mistaken belief, after said belief has been stated
On the one hand…
Másrészt viszont ....
Used to introduce one side of an argument
On the other hand…
Másrészt ...
Used to show another side of an argument. Always used after "on the one hand…"
In spite of…
Ellentében a ....-val/vel, a ....
Used when making an argument, which goes against certain data or beliefs
Despite the fact that…
Azzal a ténnyel ellentétben, hogy ...
Used when making an argument, which goes against certain data or beliefs
Scientifically/Historically speaking…
Tudományosan/történelmileg ...
Used when referring to science or past events in history
Incidentally…
Mellékesen....
Used when an additional point is thought of that can support your analysis
Furthermore…
Továbbá ....
Used when developing a point to a high analytical level