1.With the rapidly growing popularity of …, the quality of our lives has been considerably changed.
例句：With the rapidly growing popularity of computers in China, the quality of our lives has been considerably changed.
2.Recently, sth. /the problem of…has been brought to popular attention/has become the focus of public concern.
例句：Recently, the problem of unemployment has been brought to such popular attention that governments at all levels place it on the agenda as the first matter.
3.With the development of…, more and more people come to realize that…
例句：With the development of high education, more and more people come to realize that knowledge plays a role of extreme importance in modern society.
4.In the past few years, there has been a boom/sharp growth/decline in…
例句：In the past few years, there has been a decline in the number of species.
5.It is a traditional practice to…in our society.
例句：It is a traditional practice for young people to be financially dependent on their parents for anything like marriage and housing.
6.It has long been considered only right and proper/perfectly justified to…
例句：It has long been considered only right and proper for the old to assume full responsibility for the growth of young.
7.No one would deny that/everyone would agree that/there is no doubt that…
例句：Everyone would agree that, although our age entirely overshadows all previous ages in means of obtaining knowledge, reading still takes its leading role in all senses.
8.To sb’s mind/in sb’s eyes, sth. seems/means…
例句：In the eyes of the public, official corruption means taking bribes. But such corruption comes in many different forms.
9.Now it is widely believed that…
例句：Now it is widely believed that examinations are the best possible measure for the selection of the qualified.
10.The birth/invention of…has made an enormous/essential difference to… But is does not mean that…
例句：The birth of the computer has made an essential difference to the human progress. But it does not mean that this wonder dose no threat to our society.
11.Sth. has changed the way our society develops, but its bright side should not keep us from following closely its dark side.
例句：The genetic engineering has changed the way our society develops, but its bright side should not keep us from following closely its dark side.
12.What would our society be like if there were no…?
例句：What would our society be like if there were no public morals?
13.Should we put sth. above sth. else? /Should we attach as much weight to sth. as to. sth. else?
例句：Should we put intellectual development above moral education?
14.Sth. is just the same as…/is compared to…/is like…
例句：Life in the middle of marriage if often compared to wire walking, for in the early years spouses attract each other and in late years they need each other.
15.In our life, there often appears such an occasion when…/on which…
例句：In our daily life, there often appears such an occasion when we drink success to our work in one field but, at the same time, begin to do great damage to other fields.
16.One of the great men one said that…/There is an old saying that…
例句：A gifted American psychologist once said that it is an illusion to believe in the Sunday-school truth—more comfort, more happiness.
17.According to the recent survey/statistics, there is…percent of…
例句：According to a recent survey made in a certain university, there are 43.8 percent of male students and 38.3 percent of female students either facing problems with nutrition or having to miss classes because of illness each term.
18.Nowadays, a heated debate/discussion about…is under way in China. Some people believe that…, whereas others argue that…
例句：Nowadays, a heated debate about whether one should step forward bravely in the event of crime is under way in China. Some people believe that one should step forward bravely no matter how dangerous it is, whereas others argue that one should put his or her own safety above anything else.
19.When it comes to…, most people contend that…, but other people consider that…
例句：When it comes to fake commodities, most people contend that people should battle against the falsehood of the fakes, but other people consider that buying fake commodities means nothing but “unlucky” which is hard to avoid.
20.There are many advantages and disadvantages in…
例句：There are many advantages and disadvantages in owning a car.