Expressing Thoughts and opinions
have mixed views on
It has been around fifteen years since the Internet was first introduced into British households but people still have mixed views on whether it is a positive or negative influence on society.
reach consensus on...
I will be difficult for people to reach a consensus on this issue.
I take the view that..
I take the view that free education should be available to financially needy people.
be of the opinion that...
(某人的) 个人意见是 (注意不能遗漏句型中的介词of)
They are of the opinion that morality cannot be legislated.他们的意见是道德是不能由法律来规定的。
be a highly charged issue
Euthanasia is a highly charged issue in many European countries.
ignite fierce debate
The song's lyrics ignited fierce debate last year.
be a well-established fact
It is a well-established fact that very young children learn best by rote.
The tide of opinion is now running steadily against...
The tide of opinion is now running steadily against the new traffic law.
The majority of people oppose…
The majority of people oppose the proposed tax reform.
It stands to reason that...
It stands to reason that a child who is constantly criticised will grow up to have no self-confidence.
The concerns that... are well-justified.
The concerns that the new law will curtail(削减)NGO (非政府组织)activities are well-justified.
It is an inescapable fact that...
It is an inescapable fact that some students behave badly and damage the learning environment.
Many people feared that war was unavoidable.
... be noticeabie
The differences between the British and American academic systems are noticeable.
...be substantial differences
There were substantial differences in the proportion of men and women at various levels.
The underlying cause of sth. is…
We should look into the underlying cause of this problem.
A fundamental mistake made by sb.is...
Their fundamental mistake is to rely too much on technology.