“Informal English Phrases
These phrases are ideal for language tests such as for example TOEFL or IELTS. In an academic essay, these phrases is going to be too informal because they are too personal.
“IN MY ESTIMATION, + YOUR SENTENCE”
- A good education is more important than a good car in my opinion.
“I BELIEVE THAT + YOUR+ that is THAT SENTENCE”
- In my opinion that schools should encourage students to walk or cycle to school as opposed to drive.
“IN MY MIND, + YOUR SENTENCE”
- “In my mind, no-one should have to fund medical care.”
More Formal Academic Phrases With ‘That’
These phrases are more suitable for academic essays. Whether you should use an informal phrase or an academic phrase, use an academic one if you are unsure. Continue reading