1. 俗话(古语)说，……：As an old saying goes/ As an old proverb says, ….
例句：As an old saying goes, god helps those who help themselves.
2. 据报道/据估计/据说/据信，……：It is reported/estimated/said/thought/believed that….
例句：It is estimated that it will take about three years to finish the project.
3. 也就是说，……：In other words/Namely/To put it another way/ That is to say, ….
例句：She was too trusting. In other words, she had no head for business.
4. 一则，……;再则，……(多用于阐述理由或列举)：For one thing, …. For another, ….
例句：It is not wise for students to frequently go shopping. For one thing, most of them have no source of income. For another, they need to spend more time on their studies.
5. 考虑到……：Considering/Regarding/In view of,….
例句：In the view of the fact, this approach is inadvisable.
6. 我认为、在我看来，……：In my view/In my opinion/As far as I am concerned, ….
例句：In my view, it is quite important for students to enhance their learning in Chinese.
7. 为了……：for the sake of/for purposes of/in order to achieve sth,…
例句：They seem to have doing nothing but reading, acquiring more knowledge and really essentially just learning for the sake of learning.
8. 很容易理解/证明……：It can be easily understood/proved that….
例句：It can be easily proved that one cannot achieve success unless he or she keeps on working hard.
能，会，可以：can, (would) be able to, have the chance/opportunity to do.., get to do
应该：should, be supposed to, shall, have to, must, be required to, it is necessary for sb to
上升，增加：(vi.)increase, go up, rise, (vt.) increase, raise (n.) growth, rise, increase.
下降，减少/小：(vt.) decrease, reduce, lower (vi.) decrease, fall, drop, go/come down, decline. (n.) fall, decrease, decline, drop
变：change, alter, become (different/big/small/..), get, grow
知道，了解，意识到：know, be aware/concious of, realize, get information about
证实，表明：show, suggest, indicate, make it clear that
很大程度上，基本上：greatly, considerably, enormously, significantly, basically
提高，变好：improve, make better, enhance
废除：eliminate, get rid of, do way with, dispense with
提供：provide, offer, give
任务：assignment, job, work, task
有用，帮助：beneficial, helpful, useful, be a great help to, do good to, bring benefit to, be good for
方法：way, approach, strategy, method
观点：idea, belief, view, opinion
影响：affect(vt.), influence(vt.), have influence/effect/impact on
(被)允许：allow, permit, can, may, be free to do
恢复，复原：restore, recover, bring back4
阻止：prevent, stop, keep (sth/sb from doing sth)
花费：spend, take, cost, put in, make effort
参加：join, take part in, participate in, engage in, get involved in, attend, be a part of
调整，调节：adjust, regulate, control
产生，创造：create, produce, make, generate, bring about, form
表现，显现出：show, display, demonstrate, represent1 a;
确保：ensure, guarantee, assure (of), promise
建议：suggest, say should, advise, recommend
决定：decide, choose, make up one's mind.
查明：find out, discover, figure out
导致，引起：cause, result in, lead to, bring about, contribute to
限制：limit, restrict, confine, put a limit on
延期相关：more time, extra time, extension, later deadline; put off, postpone, put back to, delay, (until)
因素：cause, factor, reason
合适：fit, suit, be suitable/fit/right
需要：require, need, it is necessary for..to..,demand
不变：fixed, constant, stable, unchanged (unchanging)
担心：worry about, be concerned about, care about
解决：solve/resolve, address, deal with, work out, tackle
解释：tell, explain, spell out, say how