Normally/generally/mostly speaking 通常来讲
Actually/honestly/frankly speaking 坦白讲，事实上
I fancy for playing basketball as well as going swimming.
Apart from/Besides playing basketball, I am also quite into going swimming.
I could only go traveling during two holidays; simply because/mainly because/since I am a college student.
I enjoy watching American TV series; this is due to the fact that my oral English level could be improved
I am a big fan of a variety of types of music, especially the country music.
Among all my hobbies and interests, I adore playing computer games in particular.
However, on the other hand
The movie is pretty hilarious(搞笑的), yet a little bit sad in the end.
Although I have a driver’s license for more than 5 years, rarely do I drive the car on the street.
She won the final round, even though everybody was against her at the very beginning in this competition.
Even if I could get a full mark on IELTS reading, I still couldn't get 7 for my IELTS speaking.
Unlike A, B tends to be
A is…, while B is more likely to be…
Compared with A, B is less likely to be…
总：I’d like to do heaps of sports in my spare time.
代替Many: a wide range of/a variety of/loads of/all sorts of
分：including/such as/like playing basketball, going swimming, going camping, and jogging.
收：and so on/you name it/I can go on and on/something like that/some stuff like that.
I like/enjoy/love/prefer/adore doing /to do sth
I am a big fan of…
I have crush on…
I am quite/really into…
Sth/doing sth is really my favorite thing to do.
I am fond of/I am in favor of/I fancy for/I am keen on…
I am partial towards… / …is really my weakness
I like A better than B.
I have a preference for…
I prefer A to B.
I’d rather do sth——动词原形
In terms of…, I think that…
When it comes to…, I just consider that..
Speaking of…, I feel/find that…
Regarding to…, my point is that…
It occurs to me that…
Personally, it seems to me that…
In my perspective, I strong believe that…
It is my belief that…
To put it simply-简单地说
Well, obviously/apparently… 显然来说
As far as I can concern/To my knowledge—据我说知
Through something, I could…
Thanks to..., I am able to…
I am capable of doing sth
Sth enables me to…
Sth empowers me to…
I am planning to/I plan to
I have decided to
I am thinking of doing sth
I intend to
I don't intend to
It is not my intention to
I should/ought to/have to…
I am supposed to/expected to——你应该做
I need to
I don't need to/have to
I am not obliged to
I hope/wish that…
I am hoping that
Hopefully, I would/could
I expect that
How I wish I could
As long as I could…, I would…
My father took the photo.
The photo was taken by my father.
It was my father who took this photo.
As long as my father was available from his work, he would take photos by walking around.
How I wish I could be there to celebrate your birthday.
Only in this way can we solve this problem.
Seldom do I go to school by bus.
Rarely have I seen such a stunning ocean view at Hainan Island.
By no means would I travel without my friends’ company.
Not only did my teacher give me suggestion on how to study English, but he also offered me direct help .
Well, the restaurant I want to share with you is called Golden Jaguar, which is a kind of buffet restaurant/cafeteria specializing in a wide range of cuisines from all over the world.