Making an Invitation
- How do you invite people to do something in English?
- How do you respond to an invitation?
- What can you say to accept or refuse when someone gives you an invitation?
This lesson will introduce some basic ways to make and repond to invitations.
|1. Do you want to dance?||No thanks. I’m kind of tired right now|
|2. Would you like to go hiking this weekend?||Sure, I’d love to. What time should we meet?|
|3. How about going swimming on Friday?||Ah. Can I get back to you on that?|
|4. How would you like to play golf tomorrow?||Sounds like a great idea. Where do you want to go?|
Some useful phrases for making an invitation.
- Do you want have a party this evening?
- How do you fancy going somewhere for picnic?
- Would you like to join us at a running contest next week?
- Would you be interested in visiting my grandparent at weekend?
- How about having a cup of coffee now?
- Care to come over for dinner?
- I was just wondering if you would like to come over for a beer.
- We’d be delighted to have your family over for a BBQ tonight.
- Sure. When?
- I’m happy to join, thanks.
- I’d love to, thank you.
- That sounds lovely, thanks.
- That’s very kind of you, thank you.
- What a great idea, thanks.
- I’ sorry, I can’t.
- This time is not good for me.
- I’m busy tomorrow.
- That’s very kind of you, but I have an appointment tomorrow.
- I’d love to, but actually I’m already going out with my friends then.
- Well, I really don’t think I can – I’m supposed to go to doctor.
- We’re really sorry, but we …