Урок 9. Useful Expressions.tions.

Задание 3. Условный диалог-интервью. 

"Устный экзамен ЕГЭ по английскому языку "

 

 

 
Тон голоса в английских предложения. Задание 1. Чтение текста вслух.

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Giving opinion/ Expressing Opinion:

  • In my opinion/ In my view…
  • My view is that/ My point of view is that…
  • I reckon/ I feel/ Personally speaking…
  • As far as I am concerned…
  • It seems to me that…
  • Well, I would say...
  • I would like to point out...
  • If you want my opinion…
  • The way I look it…
  • As I see it…
  • The point I am trying to make is…
  • I think/believe that…
  • I suppose/ presume/ would say…
  • I think most people would agree that…
  • I believe it is hard to deny that…
  • I strongly believe that…
  • I think none would deny that…

Examples:
  1. 1. In my opinion, we should encourage children to have more outdoor activities than playing computer games.
  2. 3. I would like to point out that having a part-time job is advantageous from various aspects.
  3. 4. The way I look it is a waste of time and resource which could have been better utilized in academic fields.
  4. 5. The point I am trying to make is that it is not entirely our fault.

Giving an explanation:

  • Well, the reason is…
  • Well, the thing is…
  • What I mean is…
  • The reason for this is…

Examples:
  1. 1. Well, the reason is technology that has revolutionised the way we contact others.
  2. 2. Well, the thing is I have observed some of these people closely and they all have something in common- hard work and passion.

Giving an Example:

  • Take ………., for example…
  • A good example of this is…
  • To give an example…
  • I can give a relevant example here…
  • Look at…….., for instance.
Examples:
1. Take my country, for example, where most of the people still believe in strong family ties and support each other no matter what.
2. A good example of this is cricket fans who not only follow every single tournament of their favourite team, their own country in this case, but many of them appear on the stadium to cheer up and support the entire team.

Agreeing with an opinion:

  • I quite agree…
  • I completely agree that…
  • Yes, Indeed…
  • I could not agree more…
  • I entirely/totally agree with you on that…
  • That’s exactly how I see it…
  • That’s exactly what I think/ believe…
  • Precisely/ Exactly/ Certainly/ Definitely…
  • You are quite right about…
  • You have just read my mind…
  • Yes, that’s obvious…
  • Absolutely, yes...
Examples:
1. I quite agree that music choice by the young generation is often considered tasteless by the senior citizens.
2. Yes, indeed, it is our responsibility to save the endangered species.
3. You are quite right about difficulties in adopting these changes but that’s what the human race has always done.
5. Yes, that’s obvious and the way we are treating them is a shame.

Introducing other ideas/contrasting ideas:

  • On the other hand…
  • On the contrary…
  • To look at it another way…
  • Then again…
  • From a different perspective…
  • From a different point of view…
Examples:
1. On the contrary, youngsters have fresh ideas and a much better understanding of the technology.
2. Then again, I think we should keep the CO2 emissions as low as possible.
3. From a different perspective, those tourists contribute a lot to the national economy.

Disagreeing with an opinion:

  • I possess a different view…
  • I must disagree with the view that…
  • I am afraid I believe/ see it otherwise…
  • This might be true in some context but…
  • I am inclined to oppose the view that…
  • I am afraid I disagree…
  • Yes, perhaps, but…
  • Well, it depends…
  • I see what you mean, but this is not the whole story…
  • Yes, but there is also another aspect to consider…
  • I don’t quite agree that…
  • Well, that’s one way to look at that, but…
  • I am not quite so sure that…
Examples:
1. I am afraid I believe otherwise and feel that ordinary citizens like us have a much greater role here.
2. Yes, perhaps, but my experience has taught me that I should plan beforehand rather than ruing it.
3. Well, it depends, and from my personal experience, I can say that such activities are really helpful.  
4. I am not quite so sure that I would contradict my parents on issues like that.

Expressing certainty:

  • I am absolutely convinced that…
  • There is no denying that…
  • Nobody will deny that…
  • It is a fact that…
  • Undeniably…

Examples:
1. I am absolutely convinced that money may be important to purchase things but not to buy happiness.
2. It is a fact that many countries are struggling to fight corruption and citizens have a great role to play here.
3. Undeniably, education makes the difference and that’s why the government has to increase its budget allocation for this sector

Drawing the conclusion/ Ending a point/ discussion:

  • In summary, I can say that…
  • So, that’s why I think that…
  • Anyway, that’s why…
Examples:
1. Anyway, that's why we are the supreme being and we should act accordingly.
2. In summary, I can say that we still have to monitor this closely before taking any whimsical decision