Useful Phrases for Academic Writing

Academic Writing
If you need to improve your academic writing skills and become a better writer, you can use this article which is very useful. It gives some examples of phrases that are appropriate to use in academic works. For your convenience it is divided into subsections which discuss various parts of academic text. 

The thing to remember before starting to read is that all transitions between the sections of your document should be logical and smooth. You want to give the information that is properly structured and presented.

Introduction

The present essay is aimed to...
The essay deals with such factors of the issue...

Overview of the content

Consideration for this issue is presented in the second part of the essay...
The first part of the work consists of...
The parts of the examination include...
Current essay provides brief outline to the...to connect... with...

Making a Point

It is fair to say that...
It is necessary to emphasize that...
The following fact needs to be pointed out...

Introducing the Reader to a New Point

Having considered that...
Turning to consideration of...
As far as the ... is concerned...
Turning to the discussion of...
Keeping in mind earlier points...

Citing studies by others

The previous research has demonstrated...
has shown that...
The scientists from ... have discovered that...
The study by... provided...

Providing examples

In this case...
In order to illustrate...
For instance...

Markers of a discussion

The critics of this approach argue...
Given that it is agreed...
Between...and...there is a conflict...
The advocates of...
On the other hand...

Summarizing the points

In conclusion,...
So to summarize...
Therefore...
All above evidence points out to...
In general it indicates...
Hence,...

Always remember to use such phrases in your academic writing. Try to organize your ideas and points accordingly to the rules. Avoid repeating the same things and stick to one point at a time. Make claims and suggestions that are relevant to your work and avoid over-generalization. Also you should not make very broad claims or the ones that suggest too much about the subject. The student cannot know everything about the area so better stick to your topic. If you follow these simple recommendations, your text should be great in terms of using appropriate language and style.
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