1. ~~~the + -est + noun + (that) + subject + have ever + seen ( known/heard/had/read, etc)
   ~~~ the most + adjective + noun + (that) + subject + have ever + seen ( known/heard/had/read, etc)
   Lack of interpersonal skills is one of the most serious defects that we have ever known about today’s college students.
  2. Nothing is + ~~~ er than to + verb
  Nothing is + more + adj. + than to + V
  For parents, nothing is more important than to educate children in a proper way.
  3. ~~~ cannot emphasize the importance of ~~~ too much.
  
  We cannot emphasize the importance of protecting celebrities’ privacy too much.
  4. There is no denying that + S + V …
    There is no denying that the practicality of our higher education has gone from bad to worse.
  5. It is universally acknowledged that + clause~~
  It is universally acknowledged that it is the doctor’s duty and obligation to heal the wounded and rescue the dying.
  6. There is no doubt that + clause~~
  There is no doubt that the Internet is far more convenient and efficient than the written word or other conventional means of conveying meaning.
  7. An advantage of ~~~ is that + clause
  An advantage of children’s participating in some paid work is that this practice can cultivate their independence, self-determination and sense of responsibility.
  8. The reason why + clause ~~~ is that +clause
  The reason why a large number of customs have altered a great deal is that most of them are connected with some superstitious beliefs, and they cannot fit in this world with highly-developed technology.
  9. So +adj + be + subject + that + clause
     So pervasive are advertisements that no one can avoid being influenced by them.
  10. adj + as + subject+ be, S + V~~~
     Lovely as pets are, it is by no means appropriate for city dwellers to keep them in their houses.
  {by no means = in no way = on no account }
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