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Some common conversational structures

February 7th, 2017 in English Learning

I’d rather + (verb)

This structure is used to suggest that you would like to do one thing more than another. In informal speech I would is pronounced as I’d.

English phrases for every day situations

January 31st, 2017 in English Learning

When you are late

Here are some phrases you can use when you are late or can’t come at all.

Sorry I’m late.

Sorry to keep you waiting.

Ordering food at a restaurant

January 29th, 2017 in English Learning

Here are a few phrases you might hear when you enter a restaurant.

May I help you?

Can I help you?

How may I help you?

Shopping for a pair of shoes

January 26th, 2017 in English Learning

Here is a sample conversation between a sales assistant and a customer who is shopping for a pair of shoes.

Sales assistant: Can I help you, Sir?

Shopping for shoes and clothes

January 23rd, 2017 in English Learning

Here is a range of phrases you will find useful when shopping for clothes or shoes.

‘Could you measure my chest / waist?’ ‘Of course.’

Ordering food at a restaurant

January 22nd, 2017 in English Learning

Useful phrases

Here are a few phrases you might hear when you enter a restaurant.

May I help you?

Can I help you?

How may I help you?

Apologizing in English

January 20th, 2017 in English Learning

If you do or say something that hurts or offends others, it is polite to offer apologies. In English we use several different expressions to offer apologies. The most common among them are given below.