How do you start a counter argument essay?
Some examples of counter-argument sentence starters are… “On the other hand…”, which shows one point of the argument is one hand, and the other point of the argument being the other hand. “However…”, which would show the two different opposing views of the argument.
How do you respond to an argument?
There are three main ways to respond to an argument: 1) challenge the facts the other person is using; 2) challenge the conclusions they draw from those facts; and 3) accept the point, but argue the weighting of that point (i.e., other points should be considered above this one.)
What are some transitional words and phrases?
|LOGICAL RELATIONSHIP||TRANSITIONAL EXPRESSION|
|Time||after, afterward, at last, before, currently, during, earlier, immediately, later, meanwhile, now, recently, simultaneously, subsequently, then|
|Example||for example, for instance, namely, specifically, to illustrate|
Where should I put my counter argument?
The most common places for a counterargument are in the introduction, the paragraph after your introduction, or the paragraph after all of your main points. Placing your counterargument in your introduction is one effective way to include your counterargument.
Do you need a counter argument in an argumentative essay?
Why include a counterargument? Including a counterargument paragraph when writing an argumentative paper shows your reader you know and understand that other positions exist, you have considered these, and you can respond to them. Doing this gives you credibility and can strengthen your own argument.
What can I say instead of this shows?
What is another word for this shows?
|this confirms||this demonstrates|
|this establishes||this explains|
|this exposes||this indicates|
|this proves||this reveals|
|this supports||this validates|