Nowadays, adv. 现今，当今，时下
Consequently, adv. 结果是
As a result, adv. 因此...
As for me, / In my opinion, / As far as I am concerned, / From my point of view, 在我看来
Firstly, Secondly, Moreover / Furthermore, Finally,
On one hand, On the other hand,
一方面 。另一方面 。
As a saying / proverb goes， 正如名人名言 / 正如谚语说：.
According to, 根据
In conclusion, 总而言之
For instance / example, 举例
popular adj. 流行的，受欢迎的
excessive adj. 过多的，极度的
renowned adj. 著名的 = well-known=famous
impressive adj. 令人印象深刻的
harmful adj. 有害的
beneficial adj. 有益的
positive adj. 积极的
negative adj. 消极的
convenient adj. 方便的
convenient and efficient 既方便又高效
1. in order to
He worked very hard in order to realize his dream。
2. in order that
She worked hard in order that everything would be ready by 6 oclock.
They were all so tired that they could do nothing but yawn.
It was such a cold day that there was nobody on the street.
5. would rather dothan do
He would rather listen to others than talk himself.
6. prefer doing to doing
He prefers making speeches after careful preparation.
7. prefer to dorather than do
Compared with women, men always prefer to sleep at home rather than spend so much time shopping.
8. not onlybut also
In just three years, she had not only finished all the lessons, but also received her doctors degree.
You could either buy an MP3 or go to Yunnan for a visit if you pass the exam.
He is a boring man. He likes neither entertainment nor reading.