How to Offer Something to Someone in English

In your daily life, both in the personal and professional arena, offering things to the people surrounding you is quite common.  When you are in a family program or in an official event, offering things or help to others is a very polite gesture in English culture. “Would you like to have something?” and “What … continue reading

How to Ask for Permission Politely in English

Asking for Permission Politely

No matter whether you are in family programs, office meetings, shopping malls, bus stops, or in schools, you undoubtedly experience situations when you need to seek permission from others to do something. Even if you need to get into the classroom, take something from your colleague’s desk, or use your sister or brother’s laptop, you … continue reading

How to Make Polite Requests in English

Making Polite Requests

If you observe the ways native English speakers speak to someone, you will find uses of “please,” “sorry,” “excuse me,” “thanks,” and the like. These words are used by people who love being polite. Politeness is a virtue. People who are polite and are of good manners are loved by all. Their requests are earnestly considered and accepted by the people surrounding them.  

Making requests means you are asking something from someone or you are asking someone to do something for you. Whether your request will be granted or not merely depend on the person you are requesting to. Thus you need to request in such a convincing way that the person happily accepts your request. But how?

How to Introduce Someone in English: Formal & Informal

Creating a network among people surrounding us is considered a skill of utmost importance. As social beings, we cannot move forward alone. We need to ask for help from others, help them, and work together to make a better world.

In social, academic, or business contexts, you frequently meet new people. Very often, you are introduced to unknown people by someone who is already known to you. Certainly, you also need to introduce other people who are unknown to your family members, friends, colleagues, and the like.   

Here, we will learn different ways of introducing someone who is already known to you but unknown to the people you are about to introduce them to. We will learn some specific words, phrases, and expressions to do it right.

Why & When Some Letters Are Silent in English

Silent Letters in English

You may wonder why some letters in English remain silent in particular words during articulation and why some words are not uttered in the same way they are written or spelled. No more wondering! In this post, We’ll explore the reasons and different patterns that can help us know when some particular letters are not … continue reading