CONVERSATION LESSON PLAN
Economics and politics are often related and a source of conversation all over the world. This is the 3rd installment from this series of lesson plans which has been written and produced by one2one. Learn how to express yourself in English as a second language.
It's not what we do, it's how we do it!
A key that will help you to provide an opinion both in and out of a work environment.
Expressing your opinion personally
In my opinion…...
The way that I see it is…..
To my mind……
From my point of view…..
I see it this way……..
I have a feeling that ……..
I have no doubt that ……..
I think that …….
It goes without saying that ……
I am confident that ……
My opinion is that ……
As far as I am concerned…..
It seems to me that……
I am absolutely certain that …….
Expressing the opinion from many
Most people believe…..
Most of us think that….
The majority of people believe that….
There are people who believe that…
People believe that……
Couldn’t agree more
I agree with you
I share your view
You could be right
Say that again
Tell me more!
I have never really thought about that
Wow, never seen it that way!
I can’t comment on that
I don’t really have an opinion on that
Not to sure about that
I’m going to sit on the fence on that
I agree partly with that
I agree on some level
I partially agree with you
On some level I agree
I don’t agree
I don’t think so
I have to disagree with you on that
I don’t agree with what your saying
I have a totally different view
Not at all
I don’t think that’s true
Transitions & Sequence
First of all
Then/ next/ finally
After that/ this
Following this/ that
Express Your Opinion
The following statements require an opinion, using the code, express how you feel about each one.
Listening And Comprehension
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