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Useful expressions and linking words for writing

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Linking words/ phrases là những thành phần không thể thiếu để hoàn thành tốt một bài viết hay bài nói. Trong bài Hướng dẫn học IELTS, mời các bạn cùng ArrowEnglish tóm tắt lại những từ/ cụm từ hữu dụng để chuẩn bị tốt hơn cho bài viết luận của mình nhé.

To add more points to the same topic:

in addition (to this), furthermore, moreover, besides, apart from, what is more, as well as, not to mention (the fact) that, also, not only ... but also/as well/both ... and, There is another side to the issue/question/argument of...

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To introduce points/ arguments for & against:

One (very convincing) point/argument in favour of ... / against ...,
A further common criticism of ... / It could be argued that ..., 
 It is often/ widely/ generally claimed/ suggested/ argued/ maintained/ felt/believe/held that...

some/ many/ most people/ experts/ scientists/ skeptics/ critics

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claim/suggest/argue/feel that ...
maintain/believe/point out/agree/hold that ...
 advocate (+ing/noun)/support the view that ...
oppose the view that ...
are in favour of/against ...
of the opinion that/convinced that ...
opposed to ...

 To make contrasting points:

on the other hand, however, still, yet, but, nonetheless, nevertheless, even so, it may be said/argued/claimed that, ... 
others/ many people oppose this viewpoint
(strongly) disagree ...,
claim/feel/believe this argument is incorrect/misguided 

although, though, even though, while, whilst, whereas, despite/in spite of (the fact that), regardless of the fact that ...

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Opponents of ... argue/believe/claim that ...
The fact that ... contradicts the belief/idea that ...
While it is true to say that ..., in fact ...
While/Although ..., it cannot be denied that ...

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