Expression and Response Offer

Expression and Response Offer

Expression and Response Offer

        Sometimes we need to do Expression and Response offer when we want to help to someone or when we want to refuse or accept of someone’s help so it is common that the speakers make Expression and Response offer in conversations in order to be polite and helpful.

        For this, in this occasion I want to share about the speaking material. The material is Expression and Response offer. Below are expressions of offer:

Expression of Offer:

  • May I help you?
  • Could I offer you …?
  • Can I help you?
  • What can I do for you?
  • Do you want me to join us?
  • Would you like me to …..
  • Let me
  • Want some?
  • Can I get you something to  …..?
  • May I give you …?
  • Would you like something to …..?
  • Would you like to have …?
  • Do you like  …..?
  • Do you like ….. or …..?

Response of Offer:

Accepting

  • Yes, please!
  • Yes, of course!
  • Of course I can
  • That’s very kind of you
  • I appreciated that
  • That would be marvelous
  • That would be very nice
  • Thank you.
  • Thanks a lot.
  • Many thanks
  • Thanks, I ‘d love to

Refusing

  • That’s very kind of you but I can do it myself. Thanks anyway
  • I appreciate that but I can do it myself
  • That would be marvelous but  …..
  • Thank you for your kindness but …..
  • Please don’t be bother (yourself)
  • I’m sorry …..
  • I’d love to, but I don’t
  • I think I can’t. It’s all right.
  • I can’t …
  • No, thanks.
  • No, I really won’t thank you.
  • Not for me, thanks.
  • I’m sorry I can’t. I have to …..

Example of Expression and Response Offer in dialogue

        On the way to school, Danny saw Nandy brought some books.

Danny : you look so tired.

Nandy : yeah. Because these books are very heavy.

Danny : Can I help you?

Nandy  : of course.

Danny : okay. Let me bring them.

Nandy : thanks before.

Other examples of Expression and Response Offer:

Dialogue 1:

        On the way to school, Danny saw Nandy brought some books.

Danny : you look so tired.

Nandy : yeah. Because these books are very heavy.

Danny : Can I help you?

Nandy  : I am sorry, I can bring them myself.

Danny : okay. Never mind.

Dialogue 2:

Waiter : welcome Sir, may i help you?

Customer : of course, i want a cup of mocha.

Water : sorry sir, mocha have been sold out? do you want the other like coffee or cappuccino?

Customer : oh, no ,thanks.

        That’s all the explanation about Expression and Response Offer I can share. Hopefully it can improve our English.

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