The Way to Express Gratitude

The Way to Express Gratitude


Express Gratitude

The Way to Express Gratitude

      After posting about expressing congratulation and compliment, in this session I will continue posting speaking skill. It is about “The Way to Express Gratitude”  or it is commonly called Thanking. (Also read : EXPRESSION TO LEAD PRAYING AFTER LESSON)

       It is normally for us to express our grateful to someone else by saying ‘thank you’ when he / she gives us something or help us do something, or he / she gives a compliment, wish us, etc. for improving information, Let’s follow the explanation below.

     Gratitude is an expression that we show or say to express grateful feeling to other people. When speaking English, we say “thanks” very often. Please say “thank you” when people give us something, help us do something, wish us something and give us a compliment, etc. (Also read other article at : Sorry for not Loving You)

The following expressions are gratitude and its response

Expression of GratitudeResponse
I’m so grateful for…
Thank you very much for…
Thank you for
That was nice of you. Thank you
Thanks a lot for…
I really appreciate….
Thanks. / Many thanks
Thanks a million.
Thanks a lot
Thank you for your help.
I’m really very grateful to you.
Thank you so much.
I should like to express my gratitude
I'm very grateful to you
Etc.
Don’t mention it
It was my pleasure
You’re welcome
No big deal
I am glad that I can help you
My pleasure
Forget it
That’s what friends are
It’s all right
That’s what friends are.
Yaps, never mind.
It's a pleasure
That's all right
Etc.


Dialogue 1 
Example of expressing gratitude and its response

Marina           : Can you help me to take my bag?

Mahmud       : Yes, of course. Here it is.

Marina           : Thank you so much for your helping.

Mahmud       : Yaps, never mind.

Dialogue 2

Lucy : Donny, are you online ?

Donny  : Yes. What’s up ?

Lucy : May I use it for a while ? I need to browse some articles for my history paper

Donny  : Sure. Use it as long as you need. I have done. (Also read other article at : Tidak Ingin Bermuka Dua Dalam Merajut Asa)

Lucy : Thank you very much

Donny  : You’re welcome

       That’s all the post of speaking material about The Way to Express Gratitude we can share for this occasion. Hopefully the post above will be useful for us to improve our English, especially our speaking skill. (Also read other article at : Soal Pilihan Ganda tentang Lempar Lembing)

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