… has gained a great deal of popularity in the past decade.
Fast food has gained a great deal of popularity in the past decade
Working at home has gained a great deal of popularity in the past decade
2. …越来越. have been Increasingly doing
The standard of living in China has been improving since....
With the progressive social and economic development,
With the advancement of science and technology,
Lack of …. might lead to …
Insufficient … might...
例子 Lack of exercise might lead to a higher risk of obesity
例子 Insufficient water resource might eventually lead to civil war.
a. be important /be essential/be crucial
例子 Learning English is important/ learning English is crucial…
b. Play an essential role in + doing/sth
例子 Team cooperation plays an essential role in students’ academic life.
Play a more important role in/ be more important in comparison
Further research and investment in renewable energy is more important in comparison.
be an indispensable part of ...
Not sufficient = not enough
例子 Insufficient education resource is detrimental for students’ academic performance and furthermore, slow learners are more likely to experience inadequate supports from the tutors
10. 能/可以 can/be able to + do
Be capable of doing
Everyone is capable of comprehending the concepts with enough trainings, and therefore, it is important for employees to provide guides and trainings for new hires and eventually it might lead to an increase in both industrial efficiency and productivity
It is beneficial for sb to do sth
例子 It is beneficial for students to learn a new language because being fluent in a second language gives students the opportunity to study or work abroad.
12 …对sb/sth 有坏处, 因此。。。
Xxx is detrimental for…
Xxx is harmful for …
例子Several air and water pollution is detrimental for the public health and therefore, it is essential for government to take effective measures against pollutants.
Make it possible for sb to do/ enable sb to do/ allow sb to do
The advent of artificial intelligence makes it possible for many companies to eradicate the majority of labor force.
The reduction of corporate tax allows companies to reduce the price of their main products, and as a result, they can be more competitive with losing a huge chunk of their profit margin.