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Starting and getting your point across

Well, firstly/ To begin with/Ill start by

There are two points here, firstly. and secondly
You also have to consider
I strongly believe
Well, if you ask me.
Well, theres no doubt that
I expect that/ I believe/ I guess that/ I suppose that
I doubt whether
Whats important/interesting is that
Theres probably a good argument for
Im afraid I cant agree
I see what you mean but
Well, Im not sure whether
That isnt strictly true
What do you mean by that?
Well, it depends on what you mean.
That's interesting. I think that...
Interesting point. I would add...
Hmmm. I hadn't thought of that before.
Have you considered . . .
What about . . .
Can I add something here?
In other words . . . (paraphrase)
I understand./ Oh. I see. /I get it. (You mean . . .)
So, what you mean is . . .
Let me see if I understand you correctly. . .
What I think you're saying is . . .