mardi 22 janvier 2019



Expressions of suggestion: 


Making a suggestion:

Why don't we....?

We could...

How about+gerund (v+ing)...?

What about+gerund (v+ing)...?

Why not+infinitive...?

Let's (not)+infinitive

What would you say to...?

Don't you think it is a good idea to...?

Does it matter if we...?

Shall we...?



Why not?

That's a good/great idea!

Yes, let's.

Yes, I'd like/love to.

That sounds like a good idea.

That sounds like a good idea.

Yes, I feel like + gerund ...


Declining/Refusing/Rejecting/Turning down:

No, let's not.

No, I'd rather not.

I dislike+ gerund...

What an awful / bad idea!

Yes, but...



Two friends talking about where to go this evening:
Alice:You know Alan, why don't we go to the cinema to watch Titanic?
Alan:No, let's not. We've seen the film many times before. What about going to the library? We have to finish our school project!
Alice:That sounds like a good idea. But when we finish let's go to the cafè.
Alan:Yes, I'd love to.

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