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How to Make an Order Sound More Polite

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…?

Simple Present Tense Exercise

June 20th, 2017 in English for children

When the subject is a singular noun or pronoun, the verb takes the marker –s in the simple present tense.

Read the sentences given below.

  • Parents work hard to raise their children.

Warnings and emergencies

February 6th, 2017 in English for children


To tell someone that they are in danger, shout Look out! or say Be careful!

Be careful on those steps. The tiles are wet and slippery.

Expressing sympathy in English

February 4th, 2017 in English for children

Phrases you can use to express your sympathy

The most common way to show that you are sad for someone is to use the phrase I’m sorry to hear that…

Adverbs worksheet

May 19th, 2016 in English for children

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate adverb. Choose your answers from the options given below.

hard, soon, now, seldom, lately, rarely, enough, totally, often, bravely, certainly, once

Change into negative

December 11th, 2015 in English for children

Change the following affirmative sentences into negative sentences.

1. He has forgotten her.

2. It was raining.

3. The birds were chirping.

4. Remind me to come here again.

Asking for things

October 19th, 2015 in English for children

To ask for something you can use ‘Can I have…?’ or ‘Could I have…?’. You can make your question more polite by adding please.

Can I have some more potatoes, please?