Useful language-upper intermediate

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Bogiwombat
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Useful language-upper intermediate
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2014-08-26 08:50:45
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  1. .
    Dos

    Always remember...
  2. .
    Dos

    Start by -ing
  3. .
    Dos

    Take every opportunity to...
  4. .
    Don'ts

    Resist the temptation to...
  5. .
    Don'ts

    Avoid...
  6. .
    Dos and Don'ts

    Make sure you (don't)...
  7. .
    Dos and Don'ts

    It's important (not) to...
  8. .
    Dos and Don'ts

    You should (never)...
  9. .
    Dos and Don'ts

    You might ... if you don't ...
  10. .
    Dos and Don'ts

    Be careful (not) to...
  11. .
    Explaining your life circles

    I put ... because ...
  12. .
    Explaining your life circles

    ...is important to me because...
  13. .
    Explaining your life circles

    ...is a woman/a boy who...
  14. .
    Explaining your life circles

    ...is the place where...
  15. .
    Explaining your life circles

    That's when I...
  16. .
    Explaining your life circles

    The last time I... was...
  17. .
    Explaining your life circles

    I haven't seen ... for ...
  18. .
    Asking about life circles

    Why did you put...?
  19. .
    Asking about life circles

    Why is/was ... important for you?
  20. .
    Asking about life circles

    Who/Where exactly is...?
  21. .
    Asking about life circles

    Can you tell me a bit more about...?
  22. .
    Asking about life circles

    When did you last...?
  23. .
    Describing your feelings

    One thing/another thing that really frightens/embarrasses me is when...
  24. .
    Describing your feelings

    I hate/love it when...
  25. .
    Describing your feelings

    It really annoys me when...
  26. .
    Describing your feelings

    I find ... very embarrassing/relaxing/annoying, etc...
  27. .
    ...makes me very happy/relaxed/depressed, etc.
  28. .
    Describing your feelings

    I just can't stand/cope with...
  29. .
    Comparing

    • Me too.
    • So do I.
  30. .
    Comparing

    What about you?
  31. .
    Comparing

    Does anyone else feel the same way?
  32. .
    Comparing

    Yes, I find ... very relaxing/annoying, too.
  33. .
    Describing the event

    What I liked most about it was...
  34. .
    Describing the event

    It was the most ... I've ever...
  35. .
    Describing the event

    On the whole, it was extremely impressive/good fun.
  36. .
    Describing the event

    It was rather disappointing.
  37. .
    Describing the event

    It went on a bit too long.
  38. .
    Describing the event

    It was absolutely huge/fascinating/exhausting, etc!
  39. .
    Describing the event

    Looking back, what I remember best was...
  40. .
    Asking about the event

    Who/How many people were there with you?
  41. .
    Asking about the event

    How did you feel when...?
  42. .
    Asking about the event

    What impression did you get of...?
  43. .
    Asking about the event

    What was the highlight of the day for you?
  44. .
    Asking about the event

    Was it how you'd expected?
  45. .
    Talking about a general achievements

    One of the things I always find amazing is...
  46. .
    Talking about a general achievements

    ...has completely changed our lives.
  47. .
    Talking about a general achievements

    As a result of this...
  48. .
    Talking about a general achievements

    Just imagine life if...
  49. .
    Talking about a general achievements

    If we didn't have ... our lives would be...
  50. .
    Talking about a general achievements

    It's incredible to think that...
  51. .
    Talking about the achievements of a particular person

    His/her achievements have really changed the world because...
  52. .
    Talking about the achievements of a particular person

    I really admire the way he/she...
  53. .
    Talking about the achievements of a particular person

    What I find particularly impressive/amazing is...
  54. .
    Talking about the achievements of a particular person

    He/She (has) achieved so much.
  55. .
    Phrases for summarising the article

    This article is all about.../describes how/...
  56. .
    Phrases for summarising the article

    Basically, what happened is...
  57. .
    Phrases for summarising the article

    The main point the article is making is that...
  58. .
    Phrases for summarising the article

    According to the article...
  59. .
    Phrases for summarising the article

    The article claims that...
  60. .
    Phrases for summarising the article

    Apparently, what happens is / happened was...
  61. .
    Questions arising from the article

    What I wondered was whether...
  62. .
    Questions arising from the article

    It raises the question of whether...
  63. .
    Questions arising from the article

    What interests me is whether or not...
  64. .
    Questions arising from the article

    I'd be interested to know what other people think about...
  65. .
    Discussing solutions

    ...might/must/can't have ... because ...
  66. .
    Discussing solutions

    I think I know what might have happened...
  67. .
    Discussing solutions

    One possible explanation is that...
  68. .
    Discussing solutions

    It seems likely/unlikely that... because...
  69. .
    Discussing solutions

    On the other hand...
  70. .
    Discussing solutions

    How do you explain the fact that...?
  71. .
    Presenting conclusions

    We think ... must/can't have ... because...
  72. .
    Presenting conclusions

    We're pretty certain that ... because ...
  73. .
    Presenting conclusions

    The only logical explanation is that...
  74. .
    Presenting conclusions

    We couldn't agree about this, because...
  75. .
    Explaining your list

    The reason I chose him/her is because...
  76. .
    Explaining your list

    I think he/she is the ideal guest because...
  77. .
    Explaining your list

    He/She will be really interesting to talk to.
  78. .
    Explaining your list

    I've always wanted to meet...
  79. .
    Agreeing

    So do we all agree that we're (not) going to invite...?
  80. .
    Agreeing

    Do you think that X will get on with Y?
  81. .
    Discussing the seating plan
  82. .
    Discussing the seating plan

    If he sits next to her, they'll probably (argue / get on well together)...
  83. .
    Discussing the seating plan

    We're going to put X next to Y so they can talk about...
  84. .
    Discussing the seating plan

    I'm not sure it's a good idea to put X and Y together.
  85. .
    Discussing the seating plan

    Personally, I'd love to sit next to ... because...
  86. .
    Presenting your partner's result

    You got mainly 'a's / 'b's.
  87. .
    Presenting your partner's result

    Your answer were a mixture of 'a's and 'b's.
  88. .
    Presenting your partner's result

    According to the experts, that means that...
  89. .
    Discussing the result

    One thing that surprised me was...
  90. .
    Discussing the result

    I (don't) think this kind of test is very useful because...
  91. .
    Discussing the result

    I found the question about ... very interesting.
  92. .
    Discussing the result

    At  school, we were expected to...
  93. .
    Discussing the result

    I was always encouraged to...
  94. .
    Discussing the result

    I would like to be more...
  95. .
    For a telling the story

    He was just -ing when...
  96. .
    For a telling the story

    • All of a sudden...
    • Suddenly...
    • At the moment...
  97. .
    For a telling the story

    She saw/heard them -ing
  98. Így aztán ő...
    For a telling the story

    So then he/she/ they...
  99. Végül...
    For a telling the story

    • In the end...
    • Eventually...
  100. vmi szerint
    For comparing the two story

    According to...
  101. Azt állította, hogy
    Ragaszkodott hozzá, hogy
    For comparing the two story

    He/She claimed/insisted that...
  102. Mivel azt mondta...
    For comparing the two story

    • He/She said...
    • Whereas He/She said...
  103. .
    For comparing the two story

    He/She absolutely certain that...
  104. Nem említette azt a tényt, hogy...
    For comparing the two story

    He/She mentioned / didn't mention the fact that...
  105. Nem említett semmit -ról
    For comparing the two story

    He/She didn't mention anything about...

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