Friday, August 31, 2007

Functions Of English


ACCEPTING AND REFUSING

Accepting and refusing politely may depend on what you are asked. For example

1. Would you like some cake?



  • Yes, please.

  • Sure.

  • Thanks

  • Okay. Thank you

  • No, thank youI'd better not.

  • No, but thanks for offering.

2. Would you like to go see a movie?



  • Okay. Sounds good.

  • Sure. I'd love to.

  • Yeah. Good idea

  • No, I'd rather not.

  • I'm sorry, but I can't.

  • No, but thanks for inviting me.

3. How about some more pie?



  • All right. Thanks

  • Looks good.

  • Thanks

  • Don't mind if I do.

  • No, thanks.

  • I'm really full.

  • Thanks anyway.

  • Looks delicious, but I'll have to pass.

4. How about going skiing this weekend?



  • Great. What time?

  • Sounds like fun.

  • All right. When and where?
    Sorry. I'm busy this weekend.

  • I don't think I can.

  • How about some other time?

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

thay cho em email address cua thay de em hoi mot so Privacy

Anonymous said...

Dear Thay!
em goi thay bay graph nay, thay xem va cho em y kien cu thay nhe.Cam on thay nhieu.
Bai grahp em viet theo de o trang 60 sach Assay wrting Toefl & Ielts.


According to the graph, we can see that In january the average of number of gold saling stood at 200 milions.Then this figure rose very slightly from 200 to 220 in Febuary, and this number went up dramaticcally reaching its highest point in March to 350 milions.Then there was a descresae steadily for the next 3 months from 225 in April to 200 milions in Jun and then reaching its lowest point in Jun at 110.In Aug, the number og gold saling increase slightly to 200 again, but then it fall on line Jun to 110 in Sep.For the last 3 months, this figure went up slightly to 180 in Oct. and maintained the same level for the rest of the year.
In sumany, the number of gold saling in 2002 get hightest in March to 350 and lowest in Jun and Sep to 110.

Be Con Tinh Nghich said...
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Be Con Tinh Nghich said...

U haven't post music in ur blog for a long time. New link- "More than I can say" song :
http://pshizznit.imeem.com/music/TWZvzcWW/i_love_you_more_than_i_can_say/

Be Con Tinh Nghich said...
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Be Con Tinh Nghich said...

http://pshizznit.imeem.com/music/TWZvzcWW/i_love_you_more_than_i_can_say/

Sao becon ko post het cai link duoc... huhu

nguyenhonganhtesol said...

According to the graph, we can see that In january the average of number of gold sales stood at 200 milions.Then this figure rose very slightly from 200 (what) to 220 in Febuary, and this number went up dramaticcally, reaching its highest point of 350 milions in March.Then there was a steady decrease for the following 3 months from 225 in April to 200 milions in Jun, and then reaching its lowest point of 110 in Jun. In Aug, the number of gold sales increase slightly to 200 again, but then it fell to 110 in Sep. For the last 3 months, this figure went up slightly to 180 in Oct, and maintained the same level for the rest of the year.
In sumany, the number of gold sales in 2002 got the hightest in March to 350 and the lowest in Jun and Sep to 110.

nguyenhonganhtesol said...

My e-mail address is at the end of the listening book.

BIBI said...

em chao` thay^`