Archive for the ‘English for children’ Category

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?

English for the workplace

September 17th, 2015 in English for children

At the workplace, you may have to arrange to meet people or you may have to speak to people who are buying things from you. Sometimes, you may have to introduce yourself.


September 13th, 2015 in English for children

All of us make mistakes. Sometimes there are problems at the workplace because of our actions. In this case, we may need to say sorry to a customer or a colleague.

Asking for things

September 10th, 2015 in English for children

To ask a colleague if you can have something, use ‘Can I…?’

Can I use your computer, please?

Can I borrow your pen, please?

The prepositions at, on, in and to

September 8th, 2015 in English for children

The prepositions at, in, on and to are very common. However, they are often confused.

When to use in

The preposition ‘in’ shows position. It is used to indicate position inside spaces.

How to express your opinion in English

September 6th, 2015 in English for children

To express your opinions, you can use an expression like I think … or I guess …

Asking about people’s plans and arrangments

July 21st, 2015 in English for children

Here are a few questions you can use to ask about people’s plans.

‘Are you planning to live here for long?’ ‘No, I’m leaving next week.’