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Arguing in a debate

GIVING ONE’S OPINION

HOW TO AGREE HOW TO EXPRESS DOUBTS HOW TO DISAGREE


Your TASK 

Here are some useful


expressions in
debates. Rewrite
them under the
corresponding
column.
In my opinion… To my mind… Yes, perhaps, however…
I disagree / don’t agree with… You are right to suggest that…, As a matter of fact, I am convinced
I can’t help thinking that… however I am not really sure that..
I’m not so sure! No, I don’t think so…
My feeling is that… You can’t be serious!

I’m with you on that. It is true to say that… Well, yes, but…
I don’t see things that way. I feel / believe that… I agree with your point.
For my part, I consider that… That’s exactly what I think! It seems to me that…
Hmm, possibly, but… That’s a good point! I couldn’t agree more!
As far as I’m concerned From my point of view … Well, you have a point there, but…
That’s absolutely true !
Absolutely ! You must be joking! I can’t agree with you!
That’s not how I see things!
Yes, I suppose so, however…