Les connecteurs en anglais

Catégorie : anglais

LES CONNECTEURS logiques et chronologiques : besides (ajout d’un argument) as a matter of fact, firstly, also, so as, another similarity is that, on the other hand, however, furthermore, moreover, since (puisque, pour introduire une cause, proche de because), to sum up, and yet, hence (d’où)

While et whereas pour exprimer deux idées contraires dans une phrase: whereas est plutôt utilisé au milieu de la phrase et while en début de phrase.

 

Introducing an argument :

First of all/ First and foremost…

Interestingly/ Interestingly enough…

Surprisingly/ Surprisingly enough

Quite meaningfully,…First of all/ First and foremost…

Interestingly/ Interestingly enough…

Surprisingly/ Surprisingly enough

Adding an argument

Besides: Par ailleurs

As a matter of fact/ In fact/ In point of fact: En effet

What is more/furthermore/ In addition to that/ Moreover: De plus

No less important is…

It’s all the more + adj as/because…

And last but not least: pour annoncer un dernier argument: finalement

Quite meaningfully

Expressing certainty:

There is no doubt that,

Doubtless, Undoubtedly, No doubt…

Clearly, …

As a certainty

Expressing probability:

Modals:  must/may/might

It/they may very well…

Possibly/probably

Expressing condition :

Provided/ Providing that… : à condition que, pourvu que

On condition that…: à condition que

As long as/ so long as…: pourvu que

Unless : à moins que

If/ Only if…: Si/ Seulement si

Introducing an example:

This brings to mind…

This is clearly/ precisely the case for…

For instance/ For example…

In the case of…

To illustrate that point,…

Introducing a quotation/ an opinion:

According to X, ‘…’ ‘According to me’ n’est pas correct.

As X once said, ‘…’

To quote X, ‘…’

This is precisely what X points to when he says/ declares/ writes that ‘…’

X considers that…

X advocates…

Expressing cause:

Due to…

Owing to…

On account of…

Because

Because of…: à cause de

Thanks to: grâce à

Considering/Given that…

Under the pretext that

Expressing consequence:

So,…

So that

Consequently/As a consequence/As a result,…

It leads to… (It led to au prétérit)

That is the reason why…

Thus, …

Hence: d’où

Expressing concession:

Despite the fact that/ In spite of the fact that…

However +adj this may be…

Adj as it may seem

Even though…/though…/Although…

Whatever we/ they/ people may say…

However/ Nevertheless/ Nonetheless/ Yet, …

Expressing contrast:

On the one hand…, on the other hand… (l’un ne fonctionne pas sans l’autre) : D’une

part…, d’autre part…

While… : Tandis que

Whereas…: Alors que

By comparison with…

On the contrary/ Conversely: Au contraire

Contrary/conversely to: Contrairement à

Unlike: à la difference de/ Contrairement à

Expressing similarity:

Like/ Just like: Comme/ Tout comme/ A l’instar de

Similarly/ Likewise: De la même façon…

In the same way, …

Expressing one’s opinion (à réserver plutôt pour votre conclusion) :

As far as I can judge/ As far as I am concerned

In my opinion/ To my mind

I believe that

I think that

I suppose

I guess

In my view, ...

I am convinced that...

I am in two minds over/ whether/ about (quand vous êtes partagé)

Expressing one’s agreement:

I agree with

I share the opinion of/ X’s opinion

X is right when he/ she says that

Expressing one’s disagreement:

I disagree with

I do not (quite) agree with

I think X is wrong/ is not right when he says that

It seems hard to believe that…

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par ANNE DAGICOUR le 13 oct. 2017 à 13:42

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