He appears to have many friends.
He appeared to be talking to himself.
I appear to have made a small mistake.
The cat seems to want a drink.
He seemed to be feeling very tired last week.
I seem to have seen you somewhere before.
Nothing seems to have been forgotten.
He did not appear to resent it.
He appeared not to resent it.
She does not seem to be at home.
She seems not to be at home.
I can’t seem to find my glasses anywhere.
I seem to be unable to find my glasses anywhere.
He appears (to be) quite old.
She appears (to be) a very religious person.
What seems easy to some people seems difficult to others.
Mary seems (to be) a nice girl.
在一个不带形容词的名词前面，几乎永远要用seem to be。如：
I spoke to a tall man who seemed to be the boss.
seem后面还可跟like(一般不跟as)，相当于seem to be。如：
This small mountain village seems like a good place for a holiday.
3.It appears/seems that…在这一结构中，that用陈述语气。
It seems as if (though)… as if意为“像”、“好象”、“似乎”，只作连词，引导状语从句，通常用虚拟语气，表示与事实相反的情况。如表示与现在事实相反，动词用过去时;与过去事实相反，用过去完成时。as if与as though同义。当议论可能或真实的事或情形时，as if也可用陈述语气。如：
It appears to me that you are all mistaken.
It seems that no one knew what had happened.
It seems as if (though) this pen were mine.
It seems as if it is going to rain.
—“I’ve been out in the rain” “我刚才在雨中淋过。”
—“So it seems”. or “It seems not”. “看来好像如此。”或 “看来似乎不像。”
4.在There appear/seem to be结构中,appear ,seem的单复数形式由to be后面的名词决定。
There appears to be a misunderstanding.
There appears to be no point in our continuing.
There seems to be some mistake.
There seem to be several reasons for changing our plans.