French | Phrases - Academic | Main Body

Main Body - Agreeing

En plej aspektoj, mi konsentas kun... ĉar...
D'une façon générale, je suis d'accord avec... parce que...
Used when in general agreement with someone else's point of view
Unu estas tre inklina konsenti kun... ĉar...
On pourrait facilement tomber d'accord avec... parce que...
Used when in general agreement with someone else's point of view
Mi povas vidi lian/ŝian punkton.
Je comprends son point de vue.
Used when you believe someone else's point of view is valid, but you do not fully agree
Mi tute konsentas, ke...
Je suis entièrement d'accord que...
Used when in complete agreement with someone else's point of view
Mi aprobas elkore la opinion, ke...
Je cautionne entièrement l'idée que...
Used when in complete agreement with someone else's point of view

Main Body - Disagreeing

En plej aspektoj, mi malkonsentas kun... ĉar...
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
Unu estas tre inklina malkonsenti kun... ĉar...
On pourrait facilement tomber en désaccord avec... parce que...
Used when in general disagreement with someone else's point of view
Mi povas kompreni lian punkton, sed mi malkonsentas tute kun ĝi.
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
Mi tute malkonsentas, ke...
Je ne suis pas du tout d'accord avec...
Used when in complete disagreement with someone else's point of view
Mi firme kontraŭstaras al la ideo, ke...
Je suis fermement opposé à l'idée que...
Used when in complete opposition to someone else's point of view

Main Body - Comparisons

...kaj...estas similaj/malsamaj rilate al ...
...and... sont similaires/différents au regard de...
An informal way of stating specific similarities or comparisons between two things
En kontrasto al..., ...montras...
En opposition avec..., ...montre...
Used when wanting to emphasize the difference between two things
...per kontrasto kun...estas...
..., par contraste avec..., est/sont...
Used when wanting to emphasize the difference between two things
...estas simila al... rilate...
...est similaire à... en ce qui concerne...
Used when wanting to emphasize and explain a similarity between two things
...kaj... malsamas en terminoj de...
...et... diffèrent en termes de...
Used when wanting to emphasize and explain a difference between two things
La unua..., kontraste, la dua...
Le premier..., a contrario, le second...
Used when wanting to emphasize the difference between two things
Unu el la ĉefaj similecoj/diferencoj inter ...kaj... estas, ke...
Une des principales similarités/différences entre... et... est que...
Used when stating specific similarities or comparisons between two things
Unu diferenco inter... kaj... estas, ke ..., dum kiu...
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

Mi dirus, ke...
Je dirais que...
Used to give a personal opinion, of which you are not fully confident
Ŝajnas al mi, ke...
Il me semble que...
Used to give a personal opinion, of which you are not fully confident
Miaopinie…
À mon sens...
Used to give a personal opinion
El mia vidpunkto...
Selon mon point de vue...
Used to give a personal opinion
Mi estas de la opinio, ke...
Je suis d'opinion que...
Used to give a personal opinion
Mi kredas, ke estas pluraj kialoj. Unue,... Due,...
Je crois qu'il y a plusieurs raisons. Premièrement,... Deuxièmement...
Used when wanting to list many reasons for something
Estas mia kredo, ke... ĉar...
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

Ni nun analizos/turnos al/ekzamenos...
Analysons/tournons-nous vers/examinons...
Used when changing subject and to start a new paragraph
Ĝi nun estas klara, ke.... Ni nun turnos nian atenton al...
Il est désormais clair que... . Tournons notre attention sur...
Used when changing subject and to start a new paragraph
Plie, unu argumento kontraŭ tiu, ke ne povas esti ignorita:...
De plus, on ne peut pas ignorer ce contre-argument : ...
Used when adding important information to an already developed argument
Certe..., sed...
De l'avis général..., mais...
Used when conceding a counter-argument, but wanting to suggest further analysis of your own
Estas vera, ke..., tamen la fakto restas, ke...
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
Koncedita, ..., tamen...
Il va de soi que..., cependant...
Used when conceding a counter-argument, but wanting to suggest further analysis of your own
Kontraŭe, ...
Au contraire, ...
Used when correcting a mistaken belief, after said belief has been stated
Unuflanke...
D'un coté...
Used to introduce one side of an argument
Aliflanke…
D'un autre côté...
Used to show another side of an argument. Always used after "on the one hand…"
Malgraŭ…
En dépit de...
Used when making an argument, which goes against certain data or beliefs
Malgraŭ la fakto ke...
En dépit du fait que...
Used when making an argument, which goes against certain data or beliefs
Science/Historie parolanta...
Scientifiquement/Historiquement parlant...
Used when referring to science or past events in history
Parenteze...
À propos de...
Used when an additional point is thought of that can support your analysis
Krome...
En outre...
Used when developing a point to a high analytical level