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.

Does Bad Handwriting Affect My IELTS Score?

On the record, handwriting does not have anything to do with the evaluation procedure for IELTS. Yet, handwriting is firmly connected to the process of marking indirectly. Bad handwriting can affect your IELTS score in listening and writing modules, as the only medium of communication between you and the examiner is developed through your script. … continue reading

How to Practie Writing Using Social Media

Using Social media has become one of our daily activities nowadays. We tweet to share what’s on our minds. We chat with our friends, family members, or even clients using WhatsApp. We check in on Facebook while having a vacation with friends outside the city and write about our experiences.  However, many people think using social … continue reading

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

How to Identify & Use Direct and Indirect Objects

Direct and Indirect Objects

Direct object, indirect object, and object of a preposition— are the three types of objects in English grammar. However, as per my teaching experience, direct and indirect objects are the most confusing ones for most English language learners. In this post, I’ll discuss how to identify and use direct and indirect objects with proper examples … continue reading

An Ultimate Guide to Using Determiners in a Sentence

Determiners in English

Knowing the proper use of determiners is very important to make proper use of nouns. I believe this ultimate guide to using determiners can be your best-helping hand if you want to use proper English while writing or speaking.      Determiners are adjectives and modifiers that are used before nouns to determine or clarify the … continue reading

Essential Rules of Using the Right Form of Verb

Right forms of verbs

Verbs are the mandatory element of any English sentence; we cannot even imagine a single sentence without a verb. More interestingly, every element of a sentence is somehow closely related to the verb of that particular sentence. In this post, I will discuss how different forms of verbs in relation to time and subject. I’ll … continue reading

All Rules of Using Articles: A, An, The

using articles in English

There are three articles in English—A, An, and The. These articles strongly connect with nouns as they help specify the standard of nouns. Unfortunately, many English language learners often get confused about choosing the right article while writing or speaking.    Articles are adjectives that help to identify whether the nouns refer to anything specific … continue reading