|Likes/dislikesI’m into…I’m a keen/avid (surfer)|
I’m keen on/fond of (surfing)
I (go surfing) to unwind, to escape the stresses and strains of my day to day life.
I like nothing more than (to go surfing)
I’m itching to try/go…. (I really want to)
|OpinionAs far as I’m concerned,As I see it,|
From my point of view,
In my humble opinion,
I’d say that…
|Comparing/contrastingBoth pictures show…In this picture they look as though they are…. Whereas/while in this picture…|
On the other hand
|Describing picturesThe first thing that strikes me about this picture is…The thing that really jumps out of this picture is…|
In this picture it looks as if/though they are…
They could/might/may be…
They could/might/may have just…
I’m pretty sure that they’re feeling…
I’d guess that they are…
|AgreeingWe see eye to eye.Yeah, I’d go along with that.|
You took the words right out of my mouth.
I couldn’t agree more.
You have a point there.
I’m with you 100% on this one.
|DisagreeingWe don’t see eye to eye.I take your point but…|
I tend to disagree with you there.
That’s not always the case
I beg to differ
Isn’t it more a case of…
|Starting to make a conclusionLet’s get down to the nitty gritty.The bottom line is we have to choose one…|
It’s a tough one, I’m torn between … and ….
Shall we go with ….?
|Asking for opinionWhat’s your take on….?Where do you stand on….?|
In my opinion…., would you go along with that?
What are your thoughts on this?
|PersonalisingSpeaking from personal experience,…For me personally,..|
This is a topic that is particularly close to my heart…
It’s funny I was just thinking about this the other day.
My gut/initial reaction is…
If I were to choose one of these situations (part 2 pictures), I’d go with… because…
|Impressive structuresAnother point I’d like to add about … is…It’s also worth bearing in mind that…|
Coming back to what (Javi) was saying about …. I’d also like to point out that…
I think it’s important not to forget that…
The vast majority of people tend to think that…
At the end of the day…
When all’s said and done…
Open body language
|Asking for repetitionI beg your pardon, I didn’t catch that.Sorry would you mind repeating that?|
Could you repeat the question please?