(1). 用It is … that句型來做肯定的強調，這類的句型即是將所希望強調的部份至於it is……that之間
Frank saw Charles at school yesterday. Frank昨天遇見Charles.
It was Frank who saw Charles at school yesterday.
It was Charles whom Frank saw at school yesterday.
It was at school that Frank saw Charles yesterday.
It was yesterday that Frank saw Charles at school.
(2). 重複同一字或片語: very, very; darker and darker
*It’s very, very mean of you, isn’t it?
*He repeated the same sentence again and again.
(3). 加強語氣: 副詞: very, quite, extremely, utterly, indeed
反身代名詞:myself, yourself, himself
強調否定: not… at all, far from, anything but, in no way
加強疑問句:表”到底”: on earth, in the world, the hell
*副詞強調:She has completely recovered from her illness.
*反身代名詞:I met the friend myself.
*強勢否定:He can in no way pass the exam.
*強調疑問詞:Why on earth (in the world) doesn’t he call me?
(4). 倒裝句: 表強調的前置
(1) His name is Jim. =Jim his name is.
(2) He was a powerful man. =A powerful man he was!
(3) They serve excellent food here. =Excellent food they serve here.
(4) I refuse to see that woman. =That woman I refuse to see.