Before you listen to Betsy decide which of the following
expressions can be used to give an opinion.
far as I’m concerned… I’m
afraid I don’t agree… I
about you? The
way I see it is… You
must be joking! From
my point of view…
agree with you up to a point…
What’s your view? It
seems to me…
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Erm Betsy...erm..wh..what’s your opinion of George W Bush. Do you
think he’s a good president?
I think George Bush…er..
one minute for a second here…I think I was opposed to , personally, going to war
in Iraq, and it seems to me to be a bit more than
and I think, personally, from my
point of view, had he been able to actually garner support from the entire
, or at least a larger (quote
unquote) “coalition” , than America, Britain and Afgan…y’know..where ever else
he found it..er..I would have felt a lot calmer and more
of the actions taken.
So do you hold it against..erm.. France and Germany for not supporting America?
I think I more or less stand in their camp.
Yes. How about you?
Erm..I’m probably a bit more
than that, I mean I was against
the war from the beginning and I haven’t changed my opinion since.
Weren’t they also against the war from the
Yeah, but Britain wasn’t.
No Britain, right. Britain was for it. But those…those other three…
Yeah they were…yeah
Opposed…Right. I’m with them.
Do you feel safer now, or more at risk from terrorists?
I feel more at risk from..er..I..I think we have… further ignited some of the
against the United States, and
with just cause.
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