Discursive essay vocabulary

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Here are some essay phrases that ought to help with the discursive essay in the unit 4 exam

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  • Discursive essay vocabulary
    • The * is a reminder that the phrase requires the subjunctive
    • Introducing a paragraph
      • Firstly, let us talk about...
        • Inanzitutto, parliamo di....
      • Secondly / thirdly, let us discuss ...
        • Nel secondo / terzo luogo, disctuiamo di...
      • To respond to the question of ... ... it is necessary to examine ... ...
        • Per rispondere alla domanda di ... ... è necessario che* esaminiamo ... ...
      • Firstly let us discuss... ...
        • Discutiamo in primo luogo su ... ...
    • Weighing the two sides
      • Concluding the essay
        • To conclude...
          • Per  concludere...
        • In the end
          • Infine
      • One one hand ... ..., but on the other hand
        • Da un lato ... ..., però dall'altro
      • Dobbiamo chiederci
        • We have to ask ourselves
    • Concluding the essay
      • To conclude...
        • Per  concludere...
      • In the end
        • Infine
    • Comparisons
      • With respect to...
      • As opposed to...
        • A confronto con...
      • Compared with...
        • A paragone di...
  • Opening statement / Introduction
    • Discursive essay vocabulary
      • The * is a reminder that the phrase requires the subjunctive
      • Introducing a paragraph
        • Firstly, let us talk about...
          • Inanzitutto, parliamo di....
        • Secondly / thirdly, let us discuss ...
          • Nel secondo / terzo luogo, disctuiamo di...
        • To respond to the question of ... ... it is necessary to examine ... ...
          • Per rispondere alla domanda di ... ... è necessario che* esaminiamo ... ...
        • Firstly let us discuss... ...
          • Discutiamo in primo luogo su ... ...
      • Weighing the two sides
        • One one hand ... ..., but on the other hand
          • Da un lato ... ..., però dall'altro
        • Dobbiamo chiederci
          • We have to ask ourselves
      • Comparisons
        • With respect to...
        • As opposed to...
          • A confronto con...
        • Compared with...
          • A paragone di...
    • Nowadays, one often hears about cases of ... ... in the news
      • Al giorno d'oggi, si sente dire dei casi di ... ... nel telegiornale
    • The problem of ... ... is very alarming
      • Il problema di ... ...  è molto preoccupante / allarmente
    • It is worthwile that this issue be examined / analysed
      • Vale la pena* che quest'argomento venga esaminato / analizzato
    • Despite the fact that ... ... is very useful, there are many problems associated with its usage
      • Nonostante* ... ... sia veramente utile, ci sono parecchi problemi associato al suo uso
    • ... ... has long been of interest to the experts of the field
      • ... ... è gia da molto tempo di grande interesse per gli esperti in materia
  • Rispetto a...

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