Academic Phrases

 Phrases often heard in the American Classroom

 

… for example                                                                   … especially important

… for instance                                                                   … especially relevant

… such as the following                                                     … especially valuable

… in the same way as                                                       … important to note

… specifically relating to the problem                                … should be noted

… to illustrate                                                                    … main value

… much like                                                                        … basic concept

… similar to                                                                        … the chief outcome

… a major development                                                     … the principal item

… a significant factor                                                          … the crux of the matter

… a primary concern                                                           … except the following

… a key feature                                                                  … accept the following

… it all boils down to                                                          … pertinent facts

… as a matter of fact                                                          … consequently

… most of all                                                                       … different responses

… remember that                                                                … different factors

… most noteworthy                                                             … graphic illustration

… more than anything else                                                  … from this we see

… otherwise                                                                         … from this we find

…on the other hand                                                            … as a result

… on the contrary                                                                … hence

… different from                                                                   … as a rationale

… even though                                                                    … in summary

… instead of                                                                        … in conclusion

 ... in spite of                                                                       … compare the

… one reason                                                                      … introduce the information

… first of all                                                                         … survey the statistics

… furthermore                                                                     … increase the comprehension

… in addition                                                                       … powerful argument

… reflect the findings                                                          … pay attention to the reasons

… a major event                                                                 … to explain

… a vital piece of information                                              … check to see

… a distinctive quality                                                         … eliminate the findings

… above all                                                                         … be alert to

… watch for details                                                             … interpret the data

… enumerate the findings                                                  … differentiate between

… analyze your data                                                          … assess the result

… therefore                                                                        … however