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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #17636: Speaking
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    Expressing agreement


    -Yes it is / I am / I can / he may ...

    -I (quite) agree (with you .....)

    -I couldn't agree more!

    -That's right. You're right!

    -Of course. Certainly.

    -Yes I think so.

    That's a good idea.

    -Sure / ok / It's ok by me.

    That's correct.

    -I'm all in favour of that.

    I'm 100% in agreement with you.

    -Agreed! / All right!


    Expressing disagreement

    -No (it isn't / I'm not / I can't ...)

    -I (flatly / totally) disagree.

    -I don't agree (with you ...)

    -I'm afraid, I can't agree with that.

    -That's not right. That's incorrect.

    -Certainly not!

    -I don't think so.

    -Ridiculous! / It's ridiculous!

    -I can't accept that.

    -I don't see it that way.

    -I don't see eye to eye with you on that.

    -No way! Nothing doing!

    -I'm strongly against this decision / interpretation ...



    Inquiring about agreement

    or disagreement

    -Do you agree (with me ...)

    -Don't you agree?

    -Do you think so (too)? / Don't you think so?

    -How do you feel about it? / about the suggestion? ...

    -Are you for or against it?

    -Wouldn't you say that it was so?

    -Have you made up your mind yet?



    Giving an opinion


    -(personally) I think/ believe/ feel/I'd say... (It's all right/...)

    -I don't think they should do that / say so / ...

    -As far as I can see (you're wrong / it's not possible ...)

    -In my opinion (they're right / it's difficult ...)

    -If you want my opinion ...

    -I'm convinced that ...

    -As I see it ...

    -To my eyes ...

    -To my mind ...

    -This is how I see things..

    -From my point of view...

    -I consider him / her (to be) a good teacher / a bad ...



    Asking for an opinion


    -What do you think about / of  (it / that story / ...)

    -What's your opinion of (what they've done / dogs /...)

    -Are you in favour of (that idea / Bridget / ...)

    -What is your personal / own view?

    I'd like to know your opinion about / of ...

    -Could I know what you think of (that lesson / those people)

    -Do you have any comment about / of ...?

    -Are you convinced it's true / it's important ...

    -We'd be happy to have your opinion.



    Expressing deduction


    -It was too late so / therefore I couldn't catch the tram.

    -You must have (made a mistake / forgotten something :...)

    -That is necessarily true / false / ...

    -By deduction we can't say that ...

    -So, you were tired / happy / disappointed ...

    -As a result / consequently ...

    -Due to / On account of the circumstances ...

    -I've been brought to think that( we should start earlier / we ought to do otherwise / ...)

    -Therefore / so we have to stop now / everything is wrong / ...



    Cause and consequence


    -I did it because (I wanted to/ it was fun / it was necessary :...)

    -That's (the reason) why (they were late / he couldn't come / ...)

    -What was the real cause of ( the accident / being late / ...)

    -As a consequence ...

    -Owing to the fact that ...

    -Given the situation / the fact / ...

    -Due to (bad weather / an accident / the circumstance /...)



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