English Speaking Topic
Sue is inviting Sarah to visit her new house. Listen to the conversation and learn how to offer in English. Pay attention to Sue’s offer a drink to Sarah. Do you find any phrases for offering in the conversation? Do you know any other phrases for offering something?
Would you like…?
When you want to offer or to invite something to a friend or other people, you can say “Would you like…?” This is a polite way to ask someone whether they want something.
Would you like to have a cup of coffee?
Would you like to go to cinema with me tonight?
Would you like to reserve a superior or a deluxe room?
Do you want … ?
This phrase is a bit less polite than “Would you like?”. You can use this phrase to talk to a friend, a family member or to talk in an informal context.
Do you want to have a ride to the city?
Do you want to sing a song?
Do you want to drink something?
What would you like …?
This phrase is the same as “Would you like?”. But you use this phrase to ask for more information.
What would you like to play?
Which car would you like to drive?
When would you like to visit our company?
Who would you like to talk to?
Let me know if you want …
Use this phrase to encourage someone to feel more confident about what they want.
Let me know if you want to have a rest?
Let me know if you have to much work to handle.
Let me know if you feel cold.