Friday, August 7, 2015

Rhetorical expressions for essay writing

To express reality: it is a fact that, in effect, as a matter of fact, actually, indeed

To make partially correct statements: up to a point, to some extent, in a way

To make contrasting points: yet, but, while, however, still, nevertheless, on the other hand, at the same time, even so, regardless of the fact, in spite of the fact that

To express balance: although, yet, on the other hand, at the same time, in contrast

To express exception: but, apart from, except (for)

To clarify: in other words, that is to say, to put it another way

To conclude: finally, lastly, all in all, on the whole, all things considered, to sum up

Summarising: in short, briefly, to put it briefly