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1 Language Support for TBL and PBL Peih-ying Lu, PhD

2 Giving opinions. I definitely think that.... I definitely think that.... I'm sure that.... I'm sure that.... I'm convinced that.... I'm convinced that.... I really do think that.... I really do think that.... I'm of the opinion that... I'm of the opinion that... As I see it,.... As I see it,.... I think.... I think.... I consider.... I consider.... I feel.... I feel.... Personally, I believe... Personally, I believe... In my opinion/view,.... In my opinion/view,.... It seems to me.... It seems to me.... I'm inclined to think that... I'm inclined to think that... I tend to think that.... I tend to think that....

3 Asking for opinions What do you think about...? What do you think about...? What are you views on...? What are you views on...? What do you feel about...? What do you feel about...? What's your opinion of...? What's your opinion of...? What are your feelings about...? What are your feelings about...? Have you got any comments on...? Have you got any comments on...? Could I have your reaction to...? Could I have your reaction to...? Do you have any particular views on...? Do you have any particular views on...? Don't you agree,...? Don't you agree,...? I think X knows more about this than I do. I think X knows more about this than I do. I expect X will agree with me when I say.... I expect X will agree with me when I say....

4 Asking for clarification/more information I didn't understand what you said about. I didn't understand what you said about. I'm sorry, I didn't catch what you said about. I'm sorry, I didn't catch what you said about. I'm sorry, could you repeat what you said about. I'm sorry, could you repeat what you said about. Sorry, but I'm not quite clear on. Sorry, but I'm not quite clear on. I'd like to ask you about. I'd like to ask you about. I didn't understand the bit about the... I didn't understand the bit about the... What does. mean? What does. mean? I'm not sure what you mean. I'm not sure what you mean. I don't see what you mean. I don't see what you mean. Could we come back to that? Could we come back to that?

5 Could you explain that again, please? Could you explain that again, please? What did you mean when you said.? What did you mean when you said.? Could you be more specific about.? Could you be more specific about.? Could you expand a little bit on what you said about.? Could you expand a little bit on what you said about.? Could you give an example of.? Could you give an example of.? Could you explain in more detail.? Could you explain in more detail.? So you're telling me that I can't.? So you're telling me that I can't.? So what you're saying is that.? So what you're saying is that.? So you mean that.? So you mean that.? Are you saying that.? Are you saying that.? Am I correct in assuming that.? Am I correct in assuming that.? Let me just make sure - your point is that. Let me just make sure - your point is that. If I have understood you correctly, your point is that. If I have understood you correctly, your point is that.

6 Checking that you have understood So you're telling me that I can't.. So you're telling me that I can't.. So what you're saying is that.. So what you're saying is that.. So you mean that.. So you mean that.. Are you saying that.? Are you saying that.? Am I correct in assuming that.? Am I correct in assuming that.? Let me just make sure - your point is that. Let me just make sure - your point is that. If I have understood you correctly, your point is that. If I have understood you correctly, your point is that.

7 It seems to me.... It seems to me.... I tend to think.... I tend to think.... I don't think I'd say that. I don't think I'd say that. I'm not so sure about that. I'm not so sure about that. You may be right. You may be right. But all the evidence suggests that.. But all the evidence suggests that.. I'm afraid I can't agree with. on this matter. I'm afraid I can't agree with. on this matter. I wouldn't say that. I wouldn't say that. I don't agree at all. I don't agree at all. I can't accept that I can't accept that

8 Challenging Well. maybe. possibly. Well. maybe. possibly. Yes, but don't you think.? Yes, but don't you think.? I can see your point, but.. I can see your point, but.. I think that's debatable. I think that's debatable. Perhaps, but don't you think that.. Perhaps, but don't you think that.. I see what you mean but.. I see what you mean but.. I agree to some extent, but.... I agree to some extent, but.... I see what you mean, but.. I see what you mean, but.. But isn't it really a question of.. But isn't it really a question of.. But what about.? But what about.? But surely.? But surely.? But don't you think that.? But don't you think that.? I take your point, but.. I take your point, but..

9 Interrupting politely If I could just come in here. If I could just come in here. Sorry to interrupt, but. Sorry to interrupt, but. I'd just like to say that... I'd just like to say that...

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