Functions Reference

Adding information

Apart from that...
Not only that...

Agreeing and disagreeing

I couldn't agree more

Checking you understand

Sorry, do you mean...?

Comparing and contrasting

They both seem to be...

Correcting yourself

What I mean is...

Expressing advantages and disadvantages

The good thing about ...is...

Expressing likes, dislikes and preferences

If I had to choose...

Expressing opinions

I think...
Personally, I...
It's very hard to say, but

Giving and asking for suggestions

Let's begin with...

Interrupting

Ca I just say...?

Paraphrasing

It's when you...
It's like a...
It's a... where/that /who...
It's a kind of...

Speculating

It could be
It might be
I get the impression that...



Sources consulted
First Certificate Expert coursebook. Jan Bell, Roger Gower. Longman.2008. page 215.