Sentence Starters: Useful Words and Phrases You Can Use As Sentence Starters 1

Sentence Starters: Useful Words and Phrases You Can Use As Sentence Starters

Sentence Starters! Here you will find a useful list of common sentence starters that you can use in a discussion as well as in essay writing. Learn these sentence starters to improve your English speaking and writing skills.

Sentence Starters

Sentence Starters | Common Phrases

  • (The topic) has fostered a debate on …
  • A sensible idea would be to…
  • We all know that…
  • It is said that…
  • It is believed that…
  • People assumed that…
  • There is growing support for the notion that …
  • The data gathered in the study strongly suggests that …
  • The supposition drawn from this being that…
  • Leading to the supposition that…
  • This can be argued that..
  • The source suggest…
  • My own feeling on the subject is that …
  • Generally speaking…
  • As far as I know…
  • As far as I am concerned…
  • I believe that…
  • The focus of discussion in this paper is …
  • The premise of (the topic) seems to be based on …
  • Latest research corroborates the view that …
  • Most people would agree that…
  • It is estimated…
  • The reader supposed that…
  • It is clear that…
  • Everybody knows that…
  • Surely you would agree that…
  • This clearly shows that…
  • I discovered…
  • We always…
  • This indicates…
  • Demonstrating that…
  • It is vital that…
  • It wouldn’t be very difficult to…
  • The real truth is that…
  • Are we expected that…
  • The fact is that…
  • I felt as…
  • I think/ I believe that…
  • It seems to me that…
  • We concluded that…
  • My perspective is…
  • I agree with…
  • Have you thought about…
  • In other words…
  • I see what you mean but…
  • I share your point of view on…
  • In my opinion…(how to express your opinions)

Sentence Starters: Useful Words and Phrases You Can Use As Sentence Starters

Transition Words Used as Sentence Starters

Words to add an idea

  • In addition to
  • For instance
  • For example
  • As an example
  • Additionally
  • Moreover
  • Furthermore
  • As well as
  • Another reason
  • Along with
  • Coupled with
  • Correspondingly
  • In addition
  • Indeed
  • In fact
  • Identically
  • Likewise
  • Again
  • Similarly
  • Whereas
  • Likewise
  • One other thing

Words that show cause

  • Accordingly
  • As a result
  • Because
  • Consequently
  • Due to
  • For this reason
  • For this purpose
  • Hence
  • Otherwise
  • Since
  • So then
  • Subsequently
  • Therefore
  • Thereupon
  • This is why
  • Thus
  • Wherefore
  • Following this
  • As you can see
  • For all of those reasons
  • So

Words that show contrast

  • Comparatively
  • Different from
  • Even though
  • However (however synonyms)
  • Although
  • Conversely
  • Instead
  • In comparison
  • Nevertheless
  • In contrast
  • Whereas
  • Yet
  • On the one hand…
  • On the other hand
  • On the contrary
  • Other than
  • Outside of
  • Besides
  • Otherwise

Words that add emphasis

  • Admittedly
  • Above all
  • As a rule
  • As usual
  • Assuredly
  • Certainly
  • Chiefly
  • Especially
  • Granted
  • Generally speaking
  • For the most part
  • In this situation
  • No doubt (undoubtedly)
  • Obviously
  • Of course
  • Ordinarily
  • Particularly
  • Singularly
  • Unquestionably
  • Usually

Sentence Starters: Useful Words and Phrases You Can Use As Sentence Starters

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Ojok Bigfish
Ojok Bigfish
1 year ago

This is a great tool for aspiring writers, that I bet, me and you.

11 months ago

This is great! Thank you.

9 months ago

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9 months ago

this was helpful

9 months ago

this help lot

9 months ago

this work for me thanks a lot

Savita Sahni
Savita Sahni
9 months ago

I was looking for starters like :-
Be that as it may , Come to think of it
Granted that ,wonder of wonders etc.

6 months ago


5 months ago

I love seeing in written print the proper use of “different FROM”!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! “Different than” never has been and henceforth forever more never shall be – proper English!!!!!!!!!!!! It’s DIFFERENT FROM, NOT different than!!!!! Things differ from each other they don’t differ than each other and subsequently, things are different from each other; they are not different than each other! “I think differently now from how I thought 20 years ago” is an example of the proper use of “different from”. “I think differently now than I thought 20 years ago” is not proper English! It’s amazing how many times a… Read more »

1 month ago
Reply to  Kazmrr

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5 months ago

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4 months ago

It is stupid

4 months ago



3 months ago

i like them

2 months ago

really really helpful

Morgan carr
Morgan carr
2 months ago

What Sentice starters do you have

Daniel Contento
Daniel Contento
1 month ago

This is nice to see! Based upon what I have been hearing, I was beginning to believe that EVERY sentence should start with “So”.

Essence Tramel
Essence Tramel
19 days ago

This is Really GOOD!

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