Useful Sentences & Gap Fillers

Phrases With Different Meaning
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Useful Sentences & Gap Fillers

Useful Sentence starters and gap fillers:

    Introductory phrases – When you start your talk:

  • I’m going to talk about…
  • I’d like to talk about…
  • I want to talk about…
  • What I’m going to talk about is…
  • I’m going to describe… 
    Developing phrases – When you want to expand your argument:

  • First of all…  
  • Secondly,… 
  • Additionally,… 
  • Another thing…
  • Another reason why…
  • What’s more,… 
    Background phrases – When you want to add some detail:

  • It’s near… 
  • It happened… 
  • It took place…
  • It’s been going on for/since… 
  • At that time…  
    Impression phrases – When you want to say something that made an impression on you:

  • impressed me 
  • motivated me 
  • moved me   
  • touched me deeply 
  • had an effect on me
  • affected me 
  • influenced me. 
    Things you like phrases – When you want to describe or talk about things you like:

  • I like… most of all
  • I enjoy…
  • I love doing…
  • I’m a big/great fan of…
  • I’m really keen on… 
  • I’m so much into…
  • really appeals to me because… 
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