Archive for the ‘English for children’ Category

Eating out

January 17th, 2014 in English for children

If you are planning to eat out, you will need to make arrangements with your friends or family about when and where to meet. You will also want to order to food. The phrases given in this chapter will help you do all this with confidence.

Hellos and Goodbyes

January 16th, 2014 in English for children

Here is a quick overview of common expressions used to greet people.

Use Hello… as a general greeting. This is a polite expression that you can use to greet anyone in any situation.

Shopping: asking for information

January 15th, 2014 in English for children

While you are shopping, you may have several doubts and questions. To find general information, use questions with Where…? or Which…?

Where is the nearest bank?

Where is the changing room?

Asking for things and talking about likes and dislikes

January 11th, 2014 in English for children

If you need something else, use Can I have…? or Could I have….?

Can I have the menu, please?

Can I have more potatoes, please?

Asking for a favor

January 10th, 2014 in English for children

We all ask for favors from our friends, relatives and colleagues. Sometimes they ask us to do things for them. You should sound polite when you ask for a favor. Here are some phrases you can use.

Asking for medical information

January 8th, 2014 in English for children

If you are ill or have an accident, you will probably have to ask for information about getting medical attention.

Here are a few questions you can ask.

Note

Asking for information

December 25th, 2013 in English for children

Before you can ask for information, you will probably have to get someone’s attention. To do this, first use the phrase Excuse me.

Excuse me, where can I get my shoes mended?