domingo, 3 de mayo de 2015

Phrases to show acknowledgement. (part III)

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.
  • Really?!
  • That’s interesting / crazy / funny / weird.
  • I didn’t know that!
  • Cool!
  • No way!
  • Oh, no!
  • Right. (This means “I agree/acknowledge what you are saying”)
  • That sounds fun / cool / interesting.

Example 1:

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.”

Example 2:

Max: “I went to the U2 concert yesterday…”
Jane: “No way!”
Max: “…and it was the best concert I have ever been to!”

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