Palabras y expresiones útiles para conversar y para escribir ensayos

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Triángulo

para presentar una idea

in order to present an idea

para empezar

to begin with

en primer lugar

in the first place

al principio

in the beginning

como punto de partida

as a point of departure

por un lado

on one hand

para agregar otra idea

to add another idea

para continuar

to continue

durante

during

mientras tanto

meanwhile

además

in addition, also, moreover

también

too, also

luego

then, later

entonces

then, and so

después

after

mientras

while

antes de

before

sin embargo

nevertheless

a pesar de

in spite of

aunque

even though, even if

en cambio

on the other hand (#1)

por otra parte

on the other hand (#2)

por otro lado

on the other hand (#3)

sino, sino que

but rather

para llamar la atención

to call attention to

en realidad

in reality, really

hay que tomar en cuenta

one must take into account

lo importante es

the important thing is

por eso

therefore

por lo tanto

therefore (as such)

desgraciadamente

unfortunately

afortunadamente

fortunately

para dar un ejemplo

to give an example

para ilustrar

to illustrate

por ejemplo

for example

para llegar a una conclusión

to arrive at a conclusion

a causa de

because of

en conclusión

in conclusion

en fin

in short

finalmente

finally

en resumen

in summary, to summarize

para concluir, para terminar

to conclude

claro que

it's clear that

es importante que

it's important that

quisiera agregar que

I'd like to add that

prefiero no discutir eso ahora

I prefer not to discuss this right now

quisiera clarificar que

I'd like to clarify that

a pesar de todo

despite everything

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