Real spoken English expression with meaning in Daily Life –4

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Real Spoken English Expression with Meaning in Daily Life –9

Real spoken English expression with meaning in Daily Life –4



Real spoken English expression with meaning in Daily Life –4

5 Phrases for Responding to Good News

Congratulations!
  1. That’s great!
  2. How wonderful!
  3. Awesome!
  4. I’m so happy for you!

5 Phrases for Responding to Bad News

  1. Oh no…
  2. That’s terrible.
  3. Poor you.

(Use this to respond to bad situations that are not too serious) 

  1. I’m so sorry to hear that.
  2. I’m sorry for your loss.

(Use this only if someone has died) 

 

10 Phrases for Invitations

 

  1. Are you free…? [Saturday night?]
  2. Are you doing anything…? [Saturday night?]
  3. Let me check my calendar.
  4. (Informal) Do you wanna… [See a movie?]
  5. (Formal) would you like to… [Join me for dinner?]
  6. I’d love to!
  7. sounds great!
  8. I’d love to, but I have another commitment.
  9. I don’t think I can.
  10. Maybe another time.

 

5 Ways to Make & Respond to an Offer

 

  1. (More formal) would you like a drink?
  2. (Informal) Do you want some water?
  3. Can I get you something to eat?
  4. That’d be great, thanks. (= yes)
  1. No, thanks. I’m OK. (= no)



Idioms and Proverbs Useful in Daily Life

6  Phrases for Talking About Future Plans

  1. I’m going to…
  2. I’m planning to…
  3. I hope to…
  4. I’d like to…
  5. I might… / I may…Click here for the difference between May and might 
  6. I’m thinking about…

 

10 Ways to Talk about Likes & Dislikes

  1. I love… [soccer]
  2. I’m really into… [soccer]
  3. I live for… [soccer]
  4. [Soccer] is my thing.
  5. I’m crazy about… [soccer]
  6. I’m not a huge fan of… [Modern art]
  7. [Modern art] isn’t my cup of tea.
  8. I don’t really care for… [modern art]
  9. I’m not into… [modern art]
  10. I can’t stand… [modern art]

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