Rabu, 25 Mei 2011

The expressions to make Suggestions, Requests and Give instructions

TASK 1.
Here are some more examples of the expressions to make suggestions, requests and give instructions.
Making Suggestions
·         You could (might) join the speech contest.
·         If I were you, I would take care this dog.
·         Why don’t you go to the doctor?
·         Why don’t you come to my house and borrow my umbrella?
·         What/How about going to the veterinarian?
Requesting
·         Would you mind passing me the salt, please?
·         Could you please take me to the dentist?
·         Can you tell me what happened?
·         Will/Would you come to my birthday party?
·         Please tell me the story.
Giving Instructions
·         You should keep it out of the children’s reach.
·         Whatever you do, don’t be nervous.
·         Bring that magazine to me.
·         Read the text loudly.

TASK 2.
Study the following expressions of requests, suggestions and giving instructions.
Requesting
·         Would you mind …, please?
·         Can/Could you …?
·         Will/Would you …?
·         Please …
Accepting Requests
·         Sure, I’d be glad/happy to …
·         Of course/Certainly.
·         No problem.
·         Sure. Just a moment.
Refusing Requests
·         I’d loved to, but …
·         It sounds great, but …
·         I’m/sorry, but …
·         Sorry to say that …
Suggestions
·         You could (might) …
·         I suggest/recommend that you …
·         You really should/ought to …
·         I strongly advise/urge you to …
·         You’d better …
Accepting Suggestions
·         That’s a good/nice/wonderful, idea/suggestion.
·         Thank you/Thanks.
·         I’ll do/try that.
·         Why didn’t I think of that?
·         I think you’re right.
Rejecting suggestions
·         I tried that, but …
·         Thanks, but that won’t work/help because …
·         I don’t want to/can’t do that because …
·         That’s a good idea, but …
Giving Instructions
·         Open page 10 of this book.
·         Give me that story book.
·         Read this paragraph loudly.
·         Write your own story.

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