How often have you come across a situation when you had to ask for advice? It’s probably daily. I suppose your friends and relatives ask you for advice all the time, as well. And I’m sure you get by with these phrases in your native language. But do you know how to ask for and give advice in English? Let’s look at some useful phrases which can help you do that.
If we don’t understand what someone is telling us or if we are not quite sure what they meant, we can ask them for repetition or ask them for clarification. To do that, you need to know some commonly used phrases, so that you sound natural. In other words, we’ll learn how to ask for clarification in English.
How many times have you complained about your food or drinks in a restaurant, a hotel, maybe even a travel agency or at work? I’m sure you know how to complain in your native language. But, do you know how to complain in English? In case you’re not quite sure, Here are some useful and effective ways to complain in English.
When we give our opinion, we say what we think about something. We can express our opinion in many different ways, but we should take care of the way we’re expressing it. The thing is that we should try not to be too direct as it may be contradictory to someone else’s opinion
We make requests when we ask someone to do something for us. Therefore, we should be polite and try not to be too direct. For example, we shouldn’t say: “Lend me your car for the weekend” because the person we’re asking for a favour will most probably not lend us the car because we sound rude.