Real spoken English expression with meaning in Daily Life –5

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Real Spoken English Expression with Meaning in Daily Life –9

Real spoken English expression with meaning in Daily Life –5



Real spoken English expression with meaning in Daily Life –5

5 Ways to Make a Suggestion

  1. How about… [Ex. trying something new]?
  2. Why don’t you… [Ex. talk to your boss]?
  3. Maybe we should… [Ex. do more research].
  4. I’d recommend… [Ex. going to the doctor].
  5. Have you thought about…? [Ex. buying a new computer]?

 

10 Phrases for Asking/Talking about Jobs

  1. Where do you work?
  2. What do you do? / What do you do for a living?
  3. I work at… [Microsoft].
  4. I’m a/an… [Accountant].
  5. I’m unemployed. / I’m between jobs at the moment.
  6. I’m looking for work.
  7. I’m a stay-at-home mom/dad.
  8. I run my own business.
  9. I’m a freelance… [Writer/designer/etc.]
  10. I’m retired.

 

10 Phrases for Describing Relationships

  1. I’m single.
  2. I have a boyfriend/girlfriend.
  3. We’re engaged.

(= going to get married) 4. We’re getting married in June.

  1. I’m married.
  2. I’ve been married for… [10 years].
  3. I’m divorced.
  4. I’m widowed.

(= my husband/wife has died) 9. I’m not looking for anything serious.

  1. I’m not quite over my ex.

(= I still have feelings for my ex-boyfriend/girlfriend or ex-husband/wife)

 

5 Ways to Ask for Clarification

  1. Pardon?

(If you didn’t hear or understand what the person said)

  1. Would you mind repeating that?
  2. What do you mean?

(Asking for more information)

  1. I’m not sure I follow you.

(= I don’t understand)

  1. Could you explain…?



Real spoken English expression with meaning in Daily Life –5

5 Ways to Check if the Other Person Understands You

  1. Do you understand what I’m saying?
  2. Does that make sense?
  3. Do you know what I mean?
  4. Are you with me so far?

(Often used in the middle of a long explanation or instructions)

  1. is that clear?

(Often used after giving orders, or expressing disapproval or another negative attitude)

5 Ways to Ask for Help

  1. I need a little help.
  2. Could you help me out?
  3. Could you give me a hand?

(usually used for physical tasks)

      4. Could you spare a couple minutes?

  1. Could you do me a favor?

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