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List of Connectors

1. Linking words for essays, reports, papers that´s why ...


listing
firstly, secondly ... reformulating
to begin / start with ..., to conclude with to put it another way
in the first place, in the second place in other words
next , then , finally, last(ly)
to conclude ... alternative
last but not least ... on the one hand... , on the other hand ...
to summarise , to sum up
contrasting
adding on the contrary
also, too, then in contrast to that
furthermore ... but , yet, however
moreover ... nevertheless ...
in addition to that ... whereas ..., while ...
above all ...... neither .... nor ...
what is more ... on the one hand ..., on the other hand ...
additionally
concession
comparing besides, however, still, though,
equally, likewise, similarly, in the same / a different in spite of that, despite that
way admittedly
compared to / with, in comparison with if , unless
as ... as , both ... and ...
you can´t compare it with ... 2. Giving one´s own opinion
In my view; To my mind, In my opinion, As I see it,
concluding I think that , I believe that , I have come to the
all in all... / in conclusion ... conclusion that,
to sum up ... I would not say that ..., Therefore I cannot agree
I draw the conclusion / arrive at the conclusion that ... with ...,
I conclude ... I am doubtful whether / certain that ...
consequently .. According to the text ...
It seems to me that ...
exemplifying Another argument is that ...
for example (e.g.), for instance As far as I am concerned, ....
that is (i.e.) One reason is that ...
that is to say I would say that ...
... such as ... As we have seen, ...
namely ... As we know from ...., ...
For all these reasons I would support the view that ...
result As a result ...
consequently In short ...
hence With regard to ...
therefore It is for this reason that I think ...
thus I am convinced that ...
as a result I feel that ...
because of that ...-