Talking About Favorite Things

Talking about favorite thingsWhen you talk about your favorite things you talk about the best liked or most enjoyed things.Examples: "What's your favorite color?" "Green."Study the dialogueLeila is talking to her new friend Cathy:Leila:What kind...

Talking about cause and effect

Cause and effectWhen we talk about an effect resulting from a certain cause, we use expressions such as: because, since, as, owing to, due to...Examples The police arrested him becausehe broke into a bank. The police arrested him sincehe...

Talking about ability

How to express abilityTo express that someone has the power or skill to do something, can and be able are used.Examples I can't help you.I am busy. I'm unable to help you. When I was young I was able to earn...

Shock and disbelief

Expressing shock and disbeliefIt is sometimes difficult to say how you feel in unexpected situations, such as natural disasters, bad news, etc. especially when you feel sad.Here's a list of some common expressions to...

Making Offers

How to make offers in English?It is common that English speakers make offers in conversations in order to be polite and helpful. When they do so they use these expressions:Can I… ?Shall I… ?Would you like...

Making and responding to suggestions

SuggestionsThe following English phrases and expressions are all used to make suggestions and give advice to people.Making suggestions Let’s revise our lessons. What about going to the cinema tonight? How about playing cards? Why don't we do our...

Making and responding to a request

It's important to be polite when you ask for something.You can make a request by using: Can you...? Could you...? Will you...? Would you mind...?Here are some examples of how to make a request.Can youWill youCould you possiblyopen...

Making an Appointment

Making an appointmentBeing able to make and cancel an appointment is an important skill in English. You need to be able to: make an appointment, respond to an appointment and cancel an appointment.Here are some expressions you...

Introducing yourself and other people

Introducing yourself and othersThere is a range of ways to introduce yourself and people.Introducing yourselfHere are expressions to introduce yourself: My name is ... I'm .... Nice to meet you; I'm ... Pleased to meet you; I'm ... Let...

Expressing Thanks and Gratitude

How to express thanks and gratitudeThis page will present different ways of expressing thanks and gratitude in English.You express thanks to tell someone that you are grateful for something that they have done or given...

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TOEFL iBT Placement Test – Listening

Why does the student go to see the librarian?A. To sign up for a seminar on using electronic sources for researchB. To report...

Trinity Sunday A | OUR RELATIONS | Reflection

OUR RELATIONSAs we draw closer to summer time, some of us are beginning to think about vacations. Our plans may include visiting relatives. We...