Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Requesting


  
Formal
semi-formal
   informal
Would you mind closing
  the window? /

Would you be kind enough
  to close the window? /

Would (Will) you be so kind
  (good) as to close the
  window? /

Could I trouble you to close
  the window?

response:
Of course. / I will. 

response:
Thank you.

Do you mind closing
 the window? /

Please close the window.









response:
Of course. / Surely./ OK.

response:
Thanks.
Close the window. /


Close the window,
  will you?








response:
Okay / All right/
you’ll just close
  the window.


What would you like to drink? /

Would you care for a drink? /

Do have another.



response: 
That’s kind of you./
Yes, I’ll have vodka with lemon./
No, thank you./
A glass of water, thank you.



Can I get you a drink? /

Will you have another drink? /

One more?


response 
Yes, please. /
Yes, I will, thanks. /

No, thanks, I’m fine.

Have a drink.

Another drink? /

One more? /

Why don’t you have
 another one?
response: 
Okay/All right/ No

Would you care for
  a drink or coffee?

response
A coffee, thank you./
I wouldn’t mind a cup of coffee
 if it’s no trouble.

Will you have a coffee
 or tea?

response 
A tea, please. /
I’ll have a coffee.


Cup of tea or coffee,
  Somu?

response
Coffee / Tea /
Neither / Nothing

I’d like to ask you a few
questions, if you don’t (wouldn’t)
 mind.

response
Please go ahead / It’d depend on
 the questions, I’m afraid.


Please answer a few
 questions.


response
Please ask / It depends
I
 need a few answers.



response
Ask / OK / why?

If it’s not too much to ask,
would you pass this on to .../
I wonder if you could pass this
  on to.. /
You couldn’t help me pass this
  on to ...

response
Not at all. / I’d be happy to ...
.

Would (will) you pass this
  on to... / Please pass this on
  too...




response
I will / Surely / Certainly

Pass this on to...






response
OK