MYTUTOR SUBJECT ANSWERS

477 views

How can I improve my essay terminology?

Varying your essay terminology is one of the simplest ways of upgrading yours essays from GCSE to an A grade A-level standard. Eloquent phrases for introducing new points, comparison or for linking ideas can really help to structure your essay. They might even dazzle your examiner into believing your essay is mature and sophisticated, regardless of content…

…gone are the days of pero, sin embargo y porque!

Below are some useful phrases.

The first sentence

Voy a discutir acerca del tema de…

Voy a hablar sobre…

Voy a discutir…

Introducing your opening argument

Para empezar

Al principio

En primer lugar

Introducing new themes and arguments

Para continuar

Para ilustrar

Concluding the essay

Por fin – in short

Finalmente

Para concluir

En conclusion

Para terminar

En resumen – in summary

Presenting an argument

Por un lado… - on one hand

Por otro lado… - on the other hand

En cambio – in contrast

Por otra parte

Hay que tomar en cuenta – you have to take into account

Because/ as a result of

A causa de

Como consecuencia de

Debido a

Porque

Como resultado

Connectives and conjunctions

Además

También

Sin embargo

A pesar de – in spite of

Así que – so

Aunque

Sino que – but (triggers subjunctive)

Common subjunctive triggers

Es probable que

Es necesario que

No creo que

Dudo que

Aconsejo que – I advise that

Espero que

Quiero que

Presenting opinion (no subjunctive)

Creo que

Pienso que

Opino que

En mi opinión

Amelia A. A Level Spanish tutor, GCSE Spanish tutor, A Level Biology ...

10 months ago

Answered by Amelia, an A Level Spanish tutor with MyTutor


Still stuck? Get one-to-one help from a personally interviewed subject specialist

67 SUBJECT SPECIALISTS

£22 /hr

Zahra S.

Degree: Modern and Medieval Languages (Bachelors) - Cambridge University

Subjects offered:Spanish, Italian+ 3 more

Spanish
Italian
French
-Personal Statements-
-Oxbridge Preparation-

“Hi! I'm Zahra and I'm currently studying French and Spanish at the University of Cambridge. ”

£20 /hr

Katie J.

Degree: English and Spanish (Bachelors) - Exeter University

Subjects offered:Spanish, English

Spanish
English

“Your average Bronte-loving, tapas-nibbling English and Spanish tutor. Specialises in quirky and creative exercises to enhance academic understanding.”

MyTutor guarantee

£36 /hr

Hannah W.

Degree: Spanish (Bachelors) - Exeter University

Subjects offered:Spanish

Spanish

“speaking is a key part of language learning, particularly for students that lack confidence in the language”

About the author

Amelia A.

Currently unavailable: for regular students

Degree: Medicine (Bachelors) - Bristol University

Subjects offered:Spanish, Biology

Spanish
Biology

“About Me: ​​Hello! My name is Amelia. I am a second year Medicine student at the University of Bristol. I offer help with Sciences, in particularBiology. I have always had a passion for languages and I would be delighted to assist an...”

Trusted by schools

|  7 completed tutorials

You may also like...

Posts by Amelia

How can I improve my essay terminology?

How do I answer a 'Describe and Explain' question?

How do I gain the full marks in the question "Describe the stages of Eutrophication" (6 marks)?

What are the most important topics that I should revise?

Other A Level Spanish questions

How can I perform better in my A Level oral exam?

How can I improve my essay terminology?

When do you use the personal a?

How do you ask someone how their day is going?

View A Level Spanish tutors

We use cookies to improve your site experience. By continuing to use this website, we'll assume that you're OK with this. Dismiss

mtw:mercury1:status:ok