Phrases to be used in essays

Introductory Phrases
1. I would like to agree to the view that.... 2. To begin with.... 3. To my mind.... 4. At the outset.... 5. By the advent of Globalization, Privatization and Liberalization... 6. It is rightly said that... 7. I would like to state/establish that.... 8. It is quite evident that... 9. Taking into consideration.... 10. To begin with.... 11. Times have changed..... 12. In today's times.....

Phrases for citing examples
1. For instance.... 2. In this context... 3. To give a specific example... 4. I would like to cite... 5. To illustrate this... 6. According to... 7. To substantiate my view, I would like to cite the example of....

Impressive Phrases
1. The more... 2. Of late...

3. Generally speaking... 4. In a global perspective... 5. In general... 6. In any given period of time... 7. To clarify... 8. To explain... 9. To paraphrase... 10. I absolutely agree to... 11. On the whole... 12. I tend to thing that... 13. In course of time... 14. In due course... 15. Ten years down the line... 16. In connection with... 17. While there are argument in favour of... 18. Even though... 19. In pursuit of happiness... 20. Some people think that.... 21. Some people feel that... 22. Although many people feel that... 23. It is claimed that.... 24. Despite the fact that..... 25. Although it is often said.... 26. It is undoubtedly true that.... 27. Supporters of this viewpoint say that.... 28. While it is true that.... 29. The influence of media has.... 30. It can be argued that..... 31. Some believe that.... 32. To improve the quality of life.... 33. Decades back.... 34. Craze for material prosperity... 35. Impulsive actions make us repent many a time, because...

36. Success and failure are but.... 37. When we read between the lines.... 38. The motive a this juncture.... 39. A word of caution.... 40. While working from dawn to dusk... 41. In the ultimate analysis... 42. As women started to seek jobs... 43. By and by... 44. Gone are the days when.... 45. These are the days when.... 46. It is of utmost importance... 47. By the shift of priorities...

Phrases to contrast
1. On the other hand... 2. Nevertheless... 3. Contrary to that... 4. In other words.... 5. Curiously enough.... 6. However.... 7. In Contrast.... 8. On the contrary... 9. Otherwise... 10. With due respect to.... 11. Ironically enough..... 12. In spite of.... 13. Alternatively.... 14. It is paradoxical that.... 15. Nonetheless.... 16. In spite of the fact that.... 17. To approach it from another angle....

Phrases to supplement
1. In addition to that... 2. To supplement this view... 3. Another example would be... 4. Last but not least... 5. Moreover... 6. With a view to... 7. In memory of... 8. At the instance of...

Phrases to conclude
1. To put in a nutshell... 2. To conclude... 3. In conclusion... 4. Let us come to the conclusion that... 5. To summarise.... 6. Having established the pros and cons, I would like to establish that... 7. Conclusively... 8. Finally... 9. In brief... 10. In short... 11. In summary.. 12. To sum up... 13. Thus, let us arrive at an inference that....

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