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Repaso de situaciones sociales.


1. ASKING FOR SOMETHING
Two tickets to London, please.
I'D LIKE a cup of cofee.
HAVE YOU GOT any change?
I'M LOOKING FOR a dress.
CAN I HAVE a sandwich?
COULD I borrow your bike?
COULD YOU lend me your bike?
YES
-Yes, of course.
-Sure. Here you are.
-Certainly, sir/madam.
NO
-I'm afraid I haven't got any/one.
-I'm sorry, but it's broken.
2. OFFERING SOMETHING
DO YOU WANT some biscuits?
WOULD YOU LIKE a coke?
HOW ABOUT an orange juice?
DO YOU FEEL LIKE a coke?
DO YOU FANCY a lemonade?
YES
-Yes, please.
-Yes, I'd love it.
NO
-No, thank you.
-I don't feel like it.
3. OFFERING HELP
I'LL carry the cases for you.
CAN I HELP you with the cooking?
SHALL I mend it for you?
DO YOU WANT ME to help you?
YES
-Please.
-Yes, if you like.
-That's very kind/nice of you.
NO
-That's all right.
-Never mind.
-I can manage. Thank you anyway.
4. ASKING FOR A FAVOUR
CAN/COULD YOU do me a favor?
WILL/WOULD YOU pass the salt?
WOULD YOU MIND helping me?
YES
-Of course.
-Sure. Here you are.
-No, I don't (mind).
NO
-I'm afraid I can't.
-Im sorry, but...
5. ASKING FOR PERMISSION
CAN/COULD/MAY I go out?
DO YOU MIND IF I make a call?
IS IT O.K. IF I open the window?
YES
-Please do.
-No, I don't (mind).
-Yes, of course.
NO
-Well, actually...
6. INVITING OR SUGGESTING
DO YOU WANT TO come home?
WOULD YOU LIKE TO go out?
WHY DON'T WE play tennis?
DO YOU FEEL LIKE walking?
HOW ABOUT going for a walk?
LET'S go to the party.
SHALL WE go on holiday?
YES
-Yes, I would.
-That's a good idea.
-Great!
-I'd love to.
-All right/O.K.
-That would be lovely.
-Why not?
NO
-No, I wouldn't.
-I'd like to, but...
-I'm sorry, but...
-I'm afraid...
-Well, actually...
-... Thank you anyway.
7. GIVING ADVICE
YOU SHOULD stay at home.
WHY DON'T YOU phone the police?
YOU'D BETTER go to bed.
IF I WERE YOU, I'D buy it.
YES
-All right/O.K.
-Yes, you are right.
NO
-Thank you, but...
8. ASKING FOR SUGGESTIONS
SHALL I buy this jacket?
What SHALL WE do?
 
 
9. ASKING FOR DIRECTIONS
WHERE IS the railway station, please?
HOW CAN I get/GO TO the zoo?
IS THERE a post office near here?
YES
-The second turn on the left.
-Go straight on and it's on your right
NO
-I'm afraid I'm a stranger here.
-Sorry, I don't know.
-No, there isn't.