When asked about..., the vast/overwhelming majority of people say that …. But Ithink/view a bit differently.
 When it comes to ...., some people believe that…. Others argue/claim that theopposite/reverse is true. There is probably some truth in both arguments/statements, but Itend to the former/latter.
 Now, it is commonly/generally/widely believed/held/acknowledged that..... They claim/ believe/argue that ... But I wonder/doubt whether.....
 Recently the rise in the problem/phenomenon of ... has cause/arousedpublic/popular/wide/ worldwide concern.
 Recently the issue of the problem/phenomenon of ...has been brought into focus/intopublic attention.
 Inflation/Corruption/Social inequality ... is yet another of the new and bitter truth wehave to learn to face now/constantly.
 Now people in growing/significant numbers are beginning/coming to realize/accept/(beaware) that...
 Now there is a(n) growing awareness/recognition of the necessity to....
 Now people become increasingly aware/conscious of the importance of ....
 Perhaps it is time to have a fresh look at the attitude/idea that....
 "Knowledge is power." This is the remark made by Bacon. This remark has been sharedby more and more people.
 "Education is not complete with graduation." This is the opinion of a great Americanphilosopher. Now more and more people share his opinion.
 "...." We often hear statements/words like those/this.
 We often hear such traditional complains as this "....".
 For years, ...had been viewed as .... But people are taking a fresh look now. With thegrowing ..., people ....
 People used to think that ... (In the past, ....) But people now share this new idea.
 Once in (a newspaper), I read of/learnt..... The phenomenon of ... has aroused publicconcern.  I have a friend who ... Should he ....? Such a dilemma we are often confrontedwith in our daily life.
 Once upon a time, there lived a man who .... This story may be (unbelievable), but it stillhas a realistic significance now.
Nowadays ,there are more and more XX in some big cities . It is estimated that ( 1 ). Whyhave there been so many XX ? Maybe the reasons can be listed as follows.The first one is that ( 2 ) .Besides,( 3 ) . The third reason is ( 4 ).To sum up ,the main cause of XX is due to ( 5 ) .
It is high time that something were done upon it. For one thing ,( 6 ).On the other hand ,( 7 ). All these measures will certainly reduce the number of XX .
Generation gap between parents and children
Nowadays , there are more and more misunderstanding between parents and childrenwhich is so- called generation gap . It is estimated that (75 percentages of parents oftencomplain their children's unreasonable behavior while children usually think their parents tooold fashioned).
Why have there been so much misunderstanding between parents and children?Maybe thereasons can be listed as follows . The first one is that ( the two generations,having grown up atdifferent times, have different likes and dislikes ,thus the disagreement often rises betweenthem) . Besides(due to having little in common to talk about , they are not willing to sit face toface ) . The third reason is (with the pace of modern life becoming faster and faster , both ofthem are so busy with their work or study that they don't spare enough time to exchangeideas ).To sum up ,the main cause of XX is due to ( lake of communication and understandingeach other) .
It is high time that something were done upon it. For one thing (children should respecttheir parents ).On the other hand ,( parents also should show solicitue for their children). Allthese measures will certainly bridge the generation gap .
In recent years , xx has caused a heated debate on ( 1 ).
The factors for ( 2 ) .First of all ,( 3 ).Then , there comes a case that ( 4 ). Moreover , ( 5 ) . Especially when ( 6 ) .Indeed, these unique points can be collected theo remind people that ( 7 ).In this way ,we should behave just like ( 8 ).
The impact of Television.
In recent years , with the development of science and technology ,80 percent of all homes inChina have satellite TV , offering as many as 50 channels .It has caused a heated debate on(the impact of television on children ). Many parents are worried about the impact of so muchtelevision on children.
The factors for (parents' worry is that children are indulge in television and spend toomuch time on it .) .First of all ,(with so many programs to choose from , children are not gettingas much exercise as they should ).Then , there comes a case that ( some studies have showthat excessive watching of television by millions of children has lowered their ability to achievein school ).
Moreover , ( the effect on children's minds are more serious than the effect on children'sbodies ) . Especially when ( the children are too small to judge what programs are suit to them ) .
Indeed, these unique points can be connected to remind parents that ( they should payclose attention to and responsibilities for supervising their children's TV viewing ).In this way,children will not be influented too deeply .