Making Suggestion

Making Suggestion in English

I suggest you should choose the blue tie

Today we will learn about functional English, making suggestion. You give suggestion to your friends or yourself when you have an idea to do something. Suggestions are very often expressed in the form of questions. Let’s listen to the following conversations.

1. I think you should buy the blue one. That’s a good idea.
2. I don’t think you should sell your car. Thanks for the advice, but I really need the money.
3. Let’s go bowling tonight. Sorry, I can’t. I’m meeting a friend for dinner.
4. Why don’t we go skiing on Saturday? Sounds like a good idea. Where do you want to go?
5. Why don’t you come with me to China? Thanks, but I’ve already been there.


Phrases to help you understand how to make suggestions

I think you should + Verb I think you should get the later train.
Why don’t we + Verb Why don’t we make a surprise for him?
How about + Verb-ing How about going to the beach this weekend?
What about + Verb-ing What about playing football now?
Let’s + Verb Let’s set the table for dinner.