How to Express Stance in English
English Admin – Expressing stance is one of topic when speaking English in high schools classroom. The expression which are learned in the high schools are transactional and interpersonal communicative purposes. It is usually learned as first material to discuss more about example of exposition text. They are analytical and hortatory exposition.
The following expressions can be used to tell your own point of view about certain issue. If you are in a formal situation, can use expression such as:
- Personally I believe their opinion
- My view of your opinion is…
- From my point of view, your opinion is…….
- According to the regulation, you……
If you are in an informal situation can use :
- If you ask me, your opinion is….
- I guess your opinion is…..
- You know what I think? I think……
Short Dialogue Expressing Stance
Now we learn a very short dialog or conversation showing how to express stance in English.
Ann: Our relationship is getting worse day by day.
Tom: It’s surprising me. I guess You do not really mean that
Ann: I do. I exactly believe what I said
Tom: What should I hear now?
Ann: It seem that we have to go in our own way
Tom: No, no. I don’t think you mean it
Ann: Yes I do
That’s all our lesson about expressing stance when learning to speak English fluently. This speaking topic help you understand some exposition essay better.