French Essay Terms

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useful terms for the ap french essay (sorry no accents).

à cause de

because of

à l'avenir

in the future

à l'époque

in those days

à la suite de

following

aussi faut-il

it is therefore important to

aussi faut-il que

it is therefore important that

au sujet de

about

autrefois

formerly, in the past, in the olden days

autrement dit

in other words

c'est justement parce que

it is exactly because

ce qui est frappant, c'est

what is striking is

ce qui est inquiétant

what is unsettling

ce qui est intéressant

what is interesting

ce qui est surprenant

what is surprising

ce qui est plutôt

what is rather

cependant

however, pourtant, toutefois

d'abord

first

d'ailleurs

besides

d'après

according to, selon

dans un avenir proche

in the near future

de nos jours

nowadays

de plus

furthermore, en outre

de plus en plus

more and more

de toute façon

en tout cas, in any case

le dénouement

the outcome

désormais

from now on, dorénavant

dès lors

from then on

dorénavant

from now on, désormais

en dépit de

malgré, in spite of

en outre

furthermore, de plus, moreover

en revanche

on the other hand, par contre

en tout cas

de toute façon, in any case

enfin

finally, at last

ensuite

then

entendre dire que

to hear that

envers

towards (abstrait)

évidemment

obviously

il me semble que

it seems to me that (i)

il ne faut pas oublier que

one must not forget that (s)

il paraît que

it is rumored that (i)

il s'agit de

it is about

il semble que

it seems that (s)

il va sans dire que

it goes without saying that

malgré

in spite of, despite

n'oublions pas que

let us not forget that

néanmoins

nevertheless

en outre

moreover, furthermore

par contre

on the other hand, en revanche

par rapport à

in relation to, in comparison to

personnage

character

peut-être

maybe

plus...plus

the more...the more (NO "le")

pourtant

however, cependant, toutefois

les rapports

the relationship

selon

according to, d'après

tout cela peut

all this can

toutefois

pourtant, however, cependant

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