Lindsay McMahon
"The English Adventurer"

Of course you do!

We all want friends!

Today you’ll learn how to make friends using 3 English phrases.


Here are the key phrases:

  • “To get a hand”: To get help from someone. Asking for help is a good way to meet people and make friends. People like to help! Here are some examples: “Can I get a hand with my suitcase?” or you could offer your help by saying this: “Would you like a hand with your suitcase?”
  • “Would you be interested in”: This means “Do you want to do something.” Here are some examples: “Would you be interested in getting a coffee with me? or “Would you be interested in going to the park with me this weekend?”
  • “What do you think?”: This is a way to ask someone for their opinion. People always feel appreciated when you ask for their opinion so try this phrase.


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Why do we use “would” when we ask “Would you be interested in going to the movies with me?”

A- It shows respect and it’s less direct

B- It is a softener

C- It is casual

D- It shows respect, it’s less direct and it’s a softener

E- It is casual and it’s a softener


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