AEE 335: How to Make Someone’s Ears Perk Up When You Start a Conversation in English

English how to grab someone's attention phrases

Today you’ll find out how to immediately grab someone’s attention in English by leading with their interests.

We’ll give you five English phrases that you can use to to do this today.

Pulling someone in from the beginning is one important key to connecting with someone through a conversation.

You want people to be interested in what you are saying.

You don’t want people to “zone out” when you start talking.

You want them to be tuned in to you and what you are saying.

 

Expressions to catch someone’s interest:

  • “I thought of you when I saw this…”
  • “I was hoping to get your opinion on this…”
  • “I know this is right up your alley…”
  • “You’d be interested in this…”

 

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Which of these phrases do you use in your English conversations?

Let us know in the comments below.

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