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  • Hello, everyone.

  • My name is Andres Herrera.

  • All of us have opinions on different topics, and sometimes we just don't agree with other people.

  • But how can we express our ideas without being rude?

  • Stay tuned.

  • What did you do at the weekend?

  • - I didn't do anything. I was just at home… - Gooaaaallll!

  • Arghh, team supporters are always so noisy.

  • Uncomfortable, isn't it?

  • This is another sentence you can use if you want to sound more polite:

  • Tend to be a bit + adjective.

  • For example: Generally speaking, football fans tend to be a bit noisy when they are watching football.

  • What did you do at the weekend?

  • Oh, I didn't do anything, I was at home and

  • Generally speaking, football fans tend to be a bit noisy when they're watching football.

  • Notice that the second time I used Generally Speaking and Tend to Be, to sound less offensive.

  • Do you like children?

  • Oh no, I don't like them at all.

  • They're so spoiled and stubborn.

  • Mum, I want to play.

  • And the last sentence we're going to use is:

  • They can be + adjective + at times.

  • For example: Some children can be stubborn at times.

  • Do you like children?

  • Yes, I do like children, but they can be stubborn at times.

  • Notice that the second time I used children can be stubborn instead of saying that children are stubborn.

  • This makes a big difference when expressing opinions.

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How to express opinions politely in English | Learn English with Cambridge

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