Organizer: Teacher Tonny Lion
Hi! I collected these useful expressions for CAE and FCE speaking tests. There other ones but I chose the most interesting for me. You can find more on internet and course books. Create this you own list or edit this one. Good studies!!!!!
- I’m really keen on (studying, working, etc)
- I’ve endeavor to…..
- I’m bursting to
- I would prefer to …..
- I much prefer….) jazz to rock/someone/something)
- I’d rather go to …..
- I’d much rather
- As far as I’m concerned ……
- In my humble opinion …
- I think it’d be better if….
- Both pictures show…
- In this picture (they) look as though (they) are … whereas/while in this picture ……
- In this one we can see …… while in this one, we can see/notice ….
- What I mean is ….
- What I’m trying to say is …
- The first thing that strikes me about this Picture is …..
- The thing that really jumps out of this subject/Picture is …
- You hit the nail on the head
- Yeah! I’d go along with that
- You took the words right out of my mouth
- I take your point but …
- I’m not sure about that …
- I know you mean, but I don’t see it that way
- I’m afraid not
- It might be….
- It looks as i9f He/she/they is/are …ing
- It seems to me that
Asking for opinion
- In my opinion ….., would go along with that?
- What are your thoughts on this?
- What are your views on this?
- What are your conclusion
- It’s a tough one, I’m torn between … and …
- Shall we go with…?
- It seems to me as though we both agree on this one
- It’s also worth bearing in mind that …
- I’d also like to point out that …
- I think it’s utterly important not to forget that …
- The vast majority of people tend to think that….
- But in my humble opinion I strongly believe that …
Asking for repetition
- I beg your pardon, I didn’t catch that
- Sorry would you mind repeating that?
- Do you mind if I add something?
- Do you mind if I cut in here?
- Sorry, Could I interrupt?
- Do you mind if I jump in here?
- I try not to cry over spilt milk