- There is no doubt that… / It is clear that…
- Nowdays… / These days….
- In recent years… / Over the last few years….
- It is important to consider ( how/whether/why )…
- Some people prefer ( not to attend a live sporting or music event in person), instead ( watching at home on a TV or computer )
Specific/ Paraphrase Statement
- While some people believe,… others argue that…
- With that thought in mind, many people debate whether…
- While there are many benefits to…, there are also some drawbacks to consider…
- Although there are good reasons to do so, those advantages are largely outweighed by the disadvantages.
- I completely agree or disagree ( opinion )
- Both options offer enticing benefits, but …. present better alternative due to … ( choose one )
- This essay will explore arguments for both sides and provide detailed analysis to aid readers in coming to their own conclusions ( discuss both views/sides )
- The analysis contained within the following paragraphs will explore the issues and solutions in greater details. ( problem and solution )
- The analysis contained within the following paragraphs will explore the reasons for …. ( give reason to question statement )