play an important/a significant role in…
have a profound influence/effect on
have positive/negative effects
along/together with the development of science and technology,
as the development of science and technology accelerates,
a good/large/growing/an increasing number of people
enlarge/expand one’s knowledge
widen one’s horizons
provide sb. with sth.
convenient = of convenience
significant = of significance
nevertheless,/nonetheless,/ on the other hand
take sth. as an example
Internet provides a convenient platform. for people to communicate directly.
impair/damage people’s health
do damage to
to sum up/in general/on the whole/
in this sense/in conclusion
enter an era/age of information/technology
There are also/also exist some pressing problems confronting us/which confront us.
=However, we are also confronted/faced with some serious problems, one of which is traffic problem.
realize/be aware/conscious of the seriousness of the issue
In this essay, I will concentrate on/focus on/dwell on/explore the causes of this problem and find out effective solutions to it.
The rapid increase of vehicles contributes mainly to the traffic issue.
pay sufficient/adequate attention to/
lay emphasis on/ pay heed to
have negative/positive effects on
raise/enhance/promote the awareness of
crack down on/upon(对…严加处置或限制) crimes
join hands in doing
=join hands to do
make joint efforts to do/
do one’s utmost to do…
put emphasis on sth.=give priority to
eliminate/eradicate/get rid of illiteracy/poverty
solve/handle/tackle/deal with/cope with
explore the issue from diverse perspectives
effective/ efficient/ constructive countermeasure
city dwellers = citizens
in the colleges = on college campuses
proper = appropriate
He lacks experience.
For lack of experience, he was fired.
as = since = now that = in that
so = as such, = consequently, = as a result,
Every metal has its reverse.
pros and cons
believe = assert = argue = contend = insist = demonstrate = illustrate = hold = hold the opinion that… = be of the opinion that…
be popular = be pervasive = gain the popularity
on one hand, …… on the other hand.
= for one thing, …… for another,
to begin with, = in the first place, = first and foremost
what’s else, = what’s more, = in addition, = at the second thought,
last but not least,
frankly speaking, = generally speaking, = directly speaking,,directly or indirectly, = ,one way or another,
I will, directly or indirectly, explore the issue.
direction = compass
a hard issue to solve = a hard nut to crack