convince sb. of sth.
And so forth
1.At that moment I stopped still， for at no time did the professor ever cut up the lecture into topics and subtopics
2.However， the topics and subtopics were there， waiting to be discovered
3.By first reading these books， I found I could understand better that assigned chapter in textbook
4.Much to my delight， I had discussed all the facts and ideas accurately
5.When the students left the examination room， they jotted down these questions quickly from memory