English | Phrases - Academic | Main Body

Main Body - Agreeing

Согласие
Broadly speaking, I agree with… because…
Used when in general agreement with someone else's point of view
Кто-либо склонен согласиться с..., потому что...
One is very much inclined to agree with… because…
Used when in general agreement with someone else's point of view
Я понимаю его/ее точку зрения.
I can see his/her point.
Used when you believe someone else's point of view is valid, but you do not fully agree
Я полностью согласен, что...
I entirely agree that…
Used when in complete agreement with someone else's point of view
Я всецело поддерживаю мнение, что...
I endorse wholeheartedly the opinion that…
Used when in complete agreement with someone else's point of view

Main Body - Disagreeing

В ообще говоря, я не согласен с ..., потому что...
Broadly speaking, I disagree with… because…
Used when in general disagreement with someone else's point of view
Кто-либо склонен не соглашаться с.., потому что...
One is very much inclined to disagree with… because…
Used when in general disagreement with someone else's point of view
Я понимаю эту точку зрения, но несогласен с ней
I can see his point, but disagree with it entirely.
Used when you understand someone else's point of view, but you do not agree with it at all
Я совершенно не соголасен с...
I strongly disagree that…
Used when in complete disagreement with someone else's point of view
Я совершенно не разделяю идею, что...
I am firmly opposed to the idea that…
Used when in complete opposition to someone else's point of view

Main Body - Comparisons

и... подобны/различаются, если обратить внимание на...
…and…are similar/different as regards to…
An informal way of stating specific similarities or comparisons between two things
И наоборот, ... показывает...
In contrast to…, …shows…
Used when wanting to emphasize the difference between two things
В отличие от...
…by contrast with… is/are…
Used when wanting to emphasize the difference between two things
... похоже на ..., если принять во внимание...
…is similar to… in respect of…
Used when wanting to emphasize and explain a similarity between two things
... и ... различаются в понимании ...
…and… differ in terms of...
Used when wanting to emphasize and explain a difference between two things
Первое...., второе, напротив, ...
The first…, by contrast, the second…
Used when wanting to emphasize the difference between two things
Одно из сходств/различий между ... и ... то, что...
One of the main similarities/differences between… and… is that…
Used when stating specific similarities or comparisons between two things
Одно из различий между ... и ..., однако...
One difference between… and… is that…, whereas…
Used to highlight a difference between two things, can be the start of a long list of differences

Main Body - Opinions

Я бы предположил, что...
I would say that…
Used to give a personal opinion, of which you are not fully confident
Мне кажется, что...
It seems to me that…
Used to give a personal opinion, of which you are not fully confident
Я считаю, что...
In my opinion…
Used to give a personal opinion
По моему мнению...
From my point of view…
Used to give a personal opinion
Я придерживаюсь мнения, что...
I am of the opinion that…
Used to give a personal opinion
Я думаю, что существуют различные причины этого. Во-первых..., во-вторых...
I believe that there are several reasons. Firstly,… Secondly…
Used when wanting to list many reasons for something
Я полагаю, что...
It is my belief that… because…
Used to give a personal opinion that you are sure of and an explanation of said opinion

Main Body - Connecting Elements

А теперь давайте проанализируем/вернемся к.../рассмотрим...
Let us now analyze/turn to/examine…
Used when changing subject and to start a new paragraph
Неясно,что... Я прошу вас обратить внимание на...
It is now clear that… . Let us turn our attention to…
Used when changing subject and to start a new paragraph
Нельзя не заметить, что ...
Moreover, one argument against this cannot be ignored: …
Used when adding important information to an already developed argument
Согласен.., но...
Admittedly…, but…
Used when conceding a counter-argument, but wanting to suggest further analysis of your own
Действительно..., и все же ... остается фактом
It is true that…, yet the fact remains that…
Used when conceding a counter-argument, but wanting to suggest further analysis of your own
Согласен,... , и тем неменее
Granted, …, nevertheless…
Used when conceding a counter-argument, but wanting to suggest further analysis of your own
Напротив,...
On the contrary, …
Used when correcting a mistaken belief, after said belief has been stated
С одной стороны
On the one hand…
Used to introduce one side of an argument
С другой стороны...
On the other hand…
Used to show another side of an argument. Always used after "on the one hand…"
Несмотря на
In spite of…
Used when making an argument, which goes against certain data or beliefs
Хотя...
Despite the fact that…
Used when making an argument, which goes against certain data or beliefs
Говоря научным языком...
Scientifically/Historically speaking…
Used when referring to science or past events in history
Между прочим...
Incidentally…
Used when an additional point is thought of that can support your analysis
Более того...
Furthermore…
Used when developing a point to a high analytical level