July 19th, 2017 in English Learning
I would rather stay in
Mary: Hi Sara, would you like to go out tonight?
Sara: No, I don’t feel like going out. I’d rather stay in.
Mary: It’s okay. No problem. Would you like to watch a DVD?
Sara: Yes. That would be nice.
July 13th, 2017 in English Learning
Asking for information
Here are some questions you can ask about a person’s education.
‘Are you a student?’ ‘Yes. I’m studying medicine.’
‘Are you studying?’ ‘No, I’m working.’ / ‘No, I left school last year.’
July 7th, 2017 in English Learning
These ideas can be expressed using modal auxiliary verbs.
To show strong obligation use must.
- You must reach here before 5 o’clock.
- She must quit her job.
July 2nd, 2017 in English for children
Instead of using an imperative, you can use an introductory phrase to make an order sound more polite. Here are some common ways of rephrasing an order.
Would you mind…?