功能句： When asked about …, mostpeople say... But many other people regard … as …. Ipersonally think…
译文： When asked about the ongoing uproar involvingU.S. President Bill Clinton, most people say the affair involves a purelyprivate matter. But many other people regard his actions as deplorable. Ipersonally think the president committed impeachable offences.
功能句： When it comes to the increasing use of…, somepeople think that…. Others argue that ... There is probably some truth to botharguments, but … must be instituted regardless of….
译文： When it comes to the increasing use of motorvehicles in Beijing, some people think that use should be limited. Others arguethat the opposite is true. There is probably some truth to both arguments, butemission controls must be instituted regardless of the number of vehicles.
功能句： There is a general debate nowadays about theproblem of…. Those who object to the … argue that…. Theybelieve that … But people who favor …, on the other hand, maintain that …
译文：There isa general debate nowadays about the problem of itinerant workers. Those whoobject to the rising migrant population argue that increasing numbers lead torising crime rates and harm social stability. They believe that strict limitsshould be placed on migrants entering China’s cities. But peoplewho favor the influx of the cheap labor force, on the other hand, maintain thatmigrants are needed to support the massive urban infrastructure constructionprogram.
功能句： Most people are of the opinion that … providessolutions to all problems. But in spite of… , I believe oneshould …
译文： Most people are of the opinion that wealthprovides solutions to all problems. But in spite of the material benefitswealth provides, I believe one should abandon the pursuit of materialism andinstead concentrate on the pursuit of happiness.
功能句： An increasing number of people are joining„. Inreaction to the phenomenon, some say„. But do theyrealize that „ can also lead to „？
译文： An increasing number of people are joiningthe “Information Age” via the Internet. In reaction to the phenomenon, some saythe Internet has removed barters and provided people with immediate access tothe world. But do they realize that rapidly advancing information technologycan also lead to intrusions of privacy?
功能句： „ were once seen as a blessing. Today, however,things are changing and an increasing number of Chinese parents realize that …译文： Largefamilies were once seen as a blessing. Today, however, things are changing andan increasing number of Chinese parents realize that fewer are better.