Some people say / believe / hold the view /claim / suggest that______. Others criticize / point out / maintain / argue that______.
Nowadays it is universally / generally admitted / acknowledged / accepted / held that______. But I wonder/ doubt whether______.
Recently, the rise in the problem / phenomenon of has aroused public / popular /wide concern.
Recently the issue of______has been brought into focus / brought to public attention.
History never has the change of______ as evident as______. Nowhere in the world/China has the issue/ idea of______being more visible / popular than______.
Now people in growing / significant numbers are beginning / coming to realize / accept / be aware that______.
There is an old saying that / People often say / It is often quoted that______. How often we hear such statements / words as these.
______once said that______. We can learn from words that______.
For years, ______have been viewed as______.But people are taking a fresh look now. With the growing______, people______.
People used to think that______. (In the past，______.) But now people share a new idea of______.
Should/ What______Options of______varygreatly;some______,while others______. But in my opinion, ______.
Although the popular belief is that______, a current (new/recent) study(survey / poll / investigation) indicates (shows / demonstrates) that______.
It was reported by scientific studies that / Evidence had shown that______.
Part Ⅰ Writing (30 minutes)
Directions: For this part, you are allowed 30 minutes to write a short essay entitled The Impact of the Internet on Interpersonal Communication. Your essay should start with a brief description of the picture. You should write at least 150 words but no more than 200 words.
The Impact of the Internet on Interpersonal Communication
As is described in the picture, a father asks her daughter how her school today goes on. Instead of answering directly, the daughter tells her father to read her blog. It is common that youngsters nowadays incline to communicate with others on internet increasingly, and lack communication with people around them. With the development of Internet, it has influenced our society to a large extent, especially interpersonal communication.
To begin with, we can communicate with others anytime via internet. Otherwise, we would have to arrange our schedules strictly in advance. Also, interpersonal communication through the internet is not restricted by space. For example, in most multinational corporations, instant messages and video conferences help colleagues solve problems timely and efficiently. Last but not least, the internet can greatly speed up our interpersonal communication. Whereas, there are also disadvantages that the internet brings to us. More and more people complained that they have lost face-to-face communicating skills. As a result, people become more and more indifferent to each other in real life. Some netizens who are immersed in virtual world even have difficulty in making friends in reality.
In conclusion, communication through the internet could bring us both convenience and inconvenience. We should strike a balance between them and make the best of the internet.