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Chapter 10 You're right ...

 

 

Classroom

 

A   CONVERSATION

Listen to the teacher, repeat and practice the conversation!

 

TEACHER          : Let’s check your homework, class!

                               Have you done your homework?

STUDENTS         : Yes we have, [ TEACHER ]?

TEACHER          : Okay, volunteer, please answer question number 1.

TINA                   : May I try [ TEACHER ].

TEACHER          : Please, TINA .

TINA                   : Thanks, [ TEACHER ].

TEACHER          : Do you agree with the answer, students?1   

STUDENTS         : Yes, I think so, too.2

 

 

B   OPTIONAL EXPRESSIONS

Here are some optional expressions based on the conversation above.

 

1   Do you agree?

     Do you agree with the answer?

     Agree?

     Anyone disagrees?

 

2   You’re right.

    I think so, too

    I agree with you

 

 

C   MORE LANGUAGE EXPRESSIONS

 

Asking for agreement: Agreeing and disagreeing

TEACHER       ‘Do you agree?’

LEARNER        ‘Yes, I do. I agree.’

                          ‘No, I don’t. I don’t agree.’

                         ( OR ‘I disagree’)

 

Do you agree with the answer?’

Agree?’

Anyone disagrees?’

Anybody doesn’t agree?’

Why do you disagree?’

 

When you want to agree with someone, you may use the following expressions:

I think so, too

I agree with you

You could be right

I couldn't agree more

That's a good point

I couldn't agree more

I see what you mean

That's just what I was thinking

I agree entirely

You know, that's exactly what I think

 

When you want to disagree with someone, you may use the following expressions:

Yes, but_____

I disagree

That's not the point

No, I think you're wrong

Yes, that's quite true, but_____

I'm not sure I quite agree

Perhaps, but don't you think that_____

I see what you mean, but________

I tend to disagree with you there

 

Agreeing and Disagreeing

Agreeing

I agree.                                    You're right.

So do I.                                    That's right.

Neither do I.                            Good idea.

I do too.                                  I think that's a good idea.

 

Disagreeing

I disagree.                                Yes, but...

I don't think so.                       (I'm sorry, but) I don't agree

(No.) That's not right.                         That’s not a good idea.

 

Getting back to the topic                             Asking for Instructions

Anyway,                                              How do you (do this)?

Now, where was I?                              How do I . . . ?

Where were we?                                  What is the best way to . . . ?

What were you saying?                        How do I go about it?

You were saying . . .                            What do you suggest?

 

  Making a Point                    

That may be true, but . . .                

I may be wrong, but . . .                     

You might be right, but . . .                

You have a good point, but . . .         

Correct me if I'm wrong, but . . .      

I don't mean to be rude, but . . .      

I hate to bring this up, but . . .           

I don't mean to be negative, but . . .            

 

Focusing on the main problem

What is the main problem?

What is the real issue (here)?

(I think) the major problem is . . .

Our primary concern is . . .

(As I see it), the most important thing is . . .

The main problem we need to solve is . . .

We really need to take care of . . .

It all comes down to this:

 

Asking for input                                 

What should we do about it?                         

What needs to be done?                     

What do you think we should do?      

What are we going to do about it?     

Do you have any suggestions?

Any ideas?

 

Making Recommendations

I recommend that . . .

I suggest that . . .

I would like to propose that . . .

Why don't we . . .

 

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