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    How to Introduce Yourself or Other People

     How to Introduce Yourself or Other People. Maybe you just stand there and don’t really know how to begin when you want to introduce yourself or someone else to an English native speaker. Your intention, however, was to leave a lasting first impression at the beginning of a conversation.      The following phrases will help you to introduce yourself both casually and confidently. If someone is introduced to you, you may reply “Nice to meet you” and introduce yourself afterwards . expressions to introduce yourself expressions to introduce others I just wanted to introduce myself, I don’t believe we’ve met before, I don’t think we’ve actually…

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    Expression of Agreement and Disagreement

     Expression of Agreement and Disagreement. After sharing about Asking for Repetition and Response and Greeting and Leave Taking, now I want to share about another expression related to speaking area. In this case I want discuss about Agreement and Disagreement Expression. This expression used when we want to response someone opinion or idea.       There are some expression related to agreement and disagreement. Below is the explanation: Asking for Agreement The following expressions can be used to ask someone giving agreement What do you think about my idea? Don’t you think …? Don’t you agree that …? Do you agree if …? Giving Response The…

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    Expression of Greeting and Leave Taking

     Expression of Greeting and Leave Taking. In communication it is normally to start and also finish our communication when we meet someone. There are many expression that we use to start communication and finish communication. Here I want to share about it.   Greeting       When we meet someone we know, we usually greet him/her whatever formal or informal.       The formal greetings are usually used when we meet someone whom we respect.       Informal greeting is used when we meet someone we already know each other, like classmates, close friend, or friend. The greeting expression, are: Formal Greetings Good morning Good…

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    Asking for and showing attention

     Asking for and showing attention. When we tell something, for example information, explanation or a story, we need our listener pay attention our information. For this we can use questions to attract your listeners’ attention. Whereas when we listen to information, explanation or a story, we can use several expressions to show that we are paying attention to what is being talked about.        For this occasion I want to share about the expression of Asking for and showing attention. Below are the expression of asking for attention and showing attention. Asking for attention Can I have your attention, please? Excuse me, I wonder if…

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    Asking and Response for Repetition

     Asking and Response for Repetition. There are many ways to ask someone in order to repeat his or her statement or question, and there are also many ways to give response for someone request to repeat. We ask for repetition in order someone repeats her or his words because we don’t hear clearly or we don’t catch what he or she said. Below are some Expressions of Asking for Repetition Formal Could you repeat again, please? Would you mind repeating that? I beg your pardon, please. Would you be louder, please? (I’m) Sorry, what did you say?   Informal I’m sorry, I couldn’t understand you… I’m sorry,…

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    Asking and giving direction

    Asking and giving direction Asking and giving direction       If you’re in a new town, city or place and you want to know where a place or building is, these are useful phrases to ask for (and get) directions to a particular place. (Also read : The Way to Express Gratitude) Asking for Direction         When we start asking for direction, don’t forget to say “Excuse me” because this expression is always the most polite way to begin your request for directions. And then continue with the following expression of asking direction. Below are some Expression to ask for direction Could you tell me the…