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EXPRESSIONS TO USE IN A

DEBATE
*Agreement
I completely agree with.
I couldnt agree more with
Thats right because
You have a point and..
Thats absolutely true
because
Thats precisely the point
Exactly,..
Ill say!
*Disagreement
Although you have a point.
However,.
I guess thats true but
I understand what you mean
but
You may have a point on that
but
However,
Well I feel that
I guess you could say that,
but..
Sorry to contradict you but
I am afraid that I disagree
with. because
Well, I dont think so .
In that case.
No, definitely not! Because
You couldnt be more wrong
about.
I dont believe that.
No way!
*Additional Information
In fact,.
In addition,
Furthermore,
Besides,
What I mean is
Something I havent mentioned
is.
*Giving Reasons or Examples
The fact is
For instance,
Thats why.
Therefore,
Because
For example
Proof/evidence of this is
*Establishing an opinion
In my personal point of view,
To my mind,
As far as I am concerned,
Personally,
As I see it
I think/guess/believe
Id like to say
My view is that
I mean
*Emphasizing information
Id like to highlight/point out

The point Id like to make is


Its interesting to say that
The real point is that
There remains one point worth
discussing
Without a doubt
EXPRESSIONS TO USE IN A
DEBATE
*Agreement
I completely agree with.
I couldnt agree more with
Thats right because
You have a point and..
Thats absolutely true
because
Thats precisely the point
Exactly,..
Ill say!
*Disagreement
Although you have a point.
However,.
I guess thats true but
I understand what you mean
but
You may have a point on that
but
However,
Well I feel that
I guess you could say that,
but..
Sorry to contradict you but
I am afraid that I disagree
with. because
Well, I dont think so .
In that case.
No, definitely not! Because
You couldnt be more wrong
about.
I dont believe that.
No way!
*Additional Information
In fact,.
In addition,
Furthermore,
Besides,
What I mean is
Something I havent mentioned
is.
*Giving Reasons or Examples
The fact is
For instance,
Thats why.
Therefore,
Because
For example
Proof/evidence of this is
*Establishing an opinion
In my personal point of view,
To my mind,
As far as I am concerned,
Personally,
As I see it

I think/guess/believe
Id like to say
My view is that
I mean
*Emphasizing information
Id like to highlight/point out
The point Id like to make is
Its interesting to say that
The real point is that
There remains one point worth
discussing
Without a doubt
EXPRESSIONS TO USE IN A
DEBATE
*Agreement
I completely agree with.
I couldnt agree more with
Thats right because
You have a point and..
Thats absolutely true
because
Thats precisely the point
Exactly,..
Ill say!
*Disagreement
Although you have a point.
However,.
I guess thats true but
I understand what you mean
but
You may have a point on that
but
However,
Well I feel that
I guess you could say that,
but..
Sorry to contradict you but
I am afraid that I disagree
with. because
Well, I dont think so .
In that case.
No, definitely not! Because
You couldnt be more wrong
about.
I dont believe that.
No way!
*Additional Information
In fact,.
In addition,
Furthermore,
Besides,
What I mean is
Something I havent mentioned
is.
*Giving Reasons or Examples
The fact is
For instance,
Thats why.
Therefore,
Because
For example
Proof/evidence of this is

*Establishing an opinion
In my personal point of view,
To my mind,
As far as I am concerned,
Personally,
As I see it

I think/guess/believe
Id like to say
My view is that
I mean
*Emphasizing information
Id like to highlight/point out

The point Id like to make is


Its interesting to say that
The real point is that
There remains one point worth
discussing
Without a doubt

Programa Universidad Bilinge


EXPRESSIONS TO USE IN A DEBATE

*Agreement
I completely agree with.
I couldnt agree more with
Thats right because
You have a point and..
Thats absolutely true because
Thats precisely the point
Exactly,..
Ill say!
*Disagreement
Although you have a point.
However,.
I guess thats true but
I understand what you mean but
You may have a point on that but
However,
Well I feel that
I guess you could say that, but..
Sorry to contradict you but
I am afraid that I disagree with.
because
Well, I dont think so .
In that case.
No, definitely not! Because
You couldnt be more wrong about.
I dont believe that.
No way!
*Additional Information
In fact,.
In addition,
Furthermore,
Besides,

What I mean is
Something I havent mentioned is.
*Giving Reasons or Examples
The fact is
For instance,
Thats why.
Therefore,
Because
For example
Proof/evidence of this is
*Establishing an opinion
In my personal point of view,
To my mind,
As far as I am concerned,
Personally,
As I see it
I think/guess/believe
Id like to say
My view is that
I mean
*Emphasizing information
Id like to highlight/point out
The point Id like to make is
Its interesting to say that
The real point is that
There remains one point worth
discussing
Without a doubt

By: Larisa Herrera Quiroz