(1) A useful way to intrroduce support for your ideas.
(This is taken from the “Alternative medicine” text)
Listen to me use it on the audio below:
My main reason for arguing this is that..
My main reason for believing this is that..
My main reason for disagreeing with them is that..
Lots of possibilities. A useful phrase.
(2) Read the example:
Do you think that nuclear power is dangerous?
No, not in a stable country with sophisticated technology. My main reason for saying this is that, apart from Chernobyl in Russia, there has never been a serious accident involving a nuclear power station, and safety standards are now even higher than they were 20 years ago.
(3) Express yourself (choose 1 – or more – but think carefully about the content and structure of your answer – the perfect answer!
Do you think nuclear power is dangerous?
What do you think is the best number of children to have?
Do you think a postgraduate degree is good value for money?