Use these to show interest in what the other person is saying and to let the person know you are listening as he or she speaks.
- Oh, wow.
- That’s interesting / crazy / funny / weird.
- I didn’t know that!
- No way!
- Oh, no!
- Right. (This means “I agree/acknowledge what you are saying”)
- That sounds fun / cool / interesting.
Jane: “I was driving down the street when all of a sudden a deer ran in front of my car…”Max: “Oh, no!”Jane: “…But, luckily, I swerved in time to miss it.”
Max: “I went to the U2 concert yesterday…”Jane: “No way!”Max: “…and it was the best concert I have ever been to!”