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  • hey everybody and welcome back to love English I'm Sabrah so today guys super

  • useful lesson we're looking at 20 conversational English phrases that will

  • really help you to be able to know what to say in which situation so for example

  • we're looking at phrases for meeting somebody for the first time phrases for

  • agreement for asking somebody how they are and just very typical conversation

  • phrases so hopefully they will help you to be more confident in English and also

  • to flow more with the English language once you have learnt these as fixed

  • phrases so are you ready to learn let's get started

  • I hope you guys are all doing well I'm going to have a try today at saying

  • hello in some of your languages now I might get the pronunciation wrong so

  • forgive me if I do but I'm going to give it a try

  • so Nihao for any Chinese people who are watching Salam for any Arabic people who

  • are watching ciao or hola or people from Italy Spain Portugal who are

  • watching and oh this one is a little bit more difficult

  • Ohio mas genki deska that's for anybody who's watching from Japan if you want me

  • to say hello in one of your languages guys then leave me a comment below and

  • in the next video I'll try and do that so number one how are you doing how are

  • you doing this is a phrase to say how are you how

  • are you doing it's more informal though and remember that the you will become a

  • ya so you can use this with colleagues family friends but not for example in an

  • interview or something like that so it's relaxed but it's not so relaxed it can

  • be used in many situations hey how you doing number two is I reckon I reckon I

  • reckon means I think it's a more informal way to say I think so for

  • example you might say hmm I reckon it will rain later

  • so you're guessing when you say I reckon you're thinking but there's also a

  • little bit of guess involved so you might say I reckon my favorite football

  • team are going to score tonight I reckon they'll score you can also ask the

  • question do you reckon do you reckon so remember lazy English conversation

  • connected speech will be D'ya reckon or Do you reckon? like that so I've got a question

  • for you guys what tea do you reckon I'm drinking English breakfast tea Earl Grey

  • green tea what do you reckon I'm drinking British people love their tea

  • what do you reckon I like number three number three is it doesn't matter it

  • doesn't matter it doesn't matter this isn't a problem for me it's not a

  • big deal for me it doesn't matter so for example if your friend calls you and

  • says sorry I can't make it I can't make our meeting today

  • I'm really sorry next time if it's not a big problem for you if you're not upset

  • you say oh it doesn't matter it's okay it doesn't matter

  • number four number four is how do you feel about how do you feel about and how

  • do you feel about means what's your feeling about this thing are you okay

  • with it so if your boss says to you how do you feel about working on this new

  • project they're checking if it's okay for you if you feel comfortable with

  • that it's also a polite way of British people saying I want you to do this

  • but I'm being nice about how I'm asking you but how do you feel about you might

  • say hmm how do you feel about joining the gym or how do you feel about pizza

  • tonight asking if the person is okay with that okay

  • next one guys very very common English verb do you fancy do you fancy so I've

  • talked about this before guys in my video on five useful British

  • expressions which you can see just up there I filmed that on the lovely

  • Bournemouth beach so it's beautiful views guys so I recommend if you've got

  • spare time at the end of this video go and watch that I fancy doing something

  • means I want to do that thing I feel like doing that thing so for example I

  • might say I fancy going for a swim tonight or I fancy eating Chinese

  • tonight or I fancy studying English tonight so I fancy doing something it's

  • always with the ing form so it's a gerund that it goes with now to fancy

  • someone is different guys that means to be romantically attracted to that person

  • so I think I've said before guys in other videos that I fancy Ryan Gosling I

  • have a crush on him so yeah what can you do number six is fine by me fine by me

  • this just means it's okay with me fine by me so for example if someone says

  • let's meet at 8 not 7 you can say okay fine by me

  • it's okay with me even more informal would be cool with me

  • cool with me so you can use that as well number seven is what do you mean what do

  • you mean very very useful if you're an English student to know this expression

  • what do you mean so it's but when you want something to be explained to you

  • what do you mean English people also ask it to each other we might say sorry I

  • didn't understand that what do you mean remember that you become as more of a

  • schwa sound so yeah what do you mean what do you mean number eight

  • again very short expression so I'm sure you can remember this one guys it is

  • will do will do and this just means I'm going to do this thing so yeah fine will

  • do so if your partner or boyfriend or girlfriend says remember you have to

  • call that person or remember you have to do this thing because okay will do will

  • do you can also say it to your boss if you have a good relationship with

  • colleagues you can say yep I'm gonna do that will do so if the lazier way of

  • saying that you're going to do that thing okay number nine number nine is

  • I'll be in touch I'll be in touch so I'll be in touch means I'm going to call

  • you I'm going to get in contact with you I'm going to whatsapp you or whatever

  • but I'm going to be in contact with you so at the end of an interview the person

  • might say to you will will speak to you soon we'll be in touch meaning we'll

  • tell you about the results soon but it's also a very informal phrase so imagine

  • you see a friend we bump into a friend so you meet them by accident in the

  • supermarket and you want to meet up you could say oh we must find a time to meet

  • I'll be in touch I'll be in touch now to lose touch guys means to not be in touch

  • anymore so you've lost touch you were in contact but now you're not but get back

  • in touch means return to being in touch after some time of not being in touch so

  • let's get back in touch means let's be in touch again guys number 10 we are

  • halfway there

  • it is that's really cheesy that's really cheesy and that's really to beat means

  • us so cliche so too much really really really like for example I would say

  • Justin Bieber's music it's cheesy so cheesy music is too much very pop song

  • perhaps very romantic and sometimes it's it's so much that you don't like it we

  • often describe movies as cheesy so very very romantic movies that feel a little

  • cliche or unrealistic can be described as cheesy so for example guys I went to

  • see the film Valentine's Day with my friend a couple of years ago and at the

  • end of the movie we were both like oh I want to be sick that is so cheesy that

  • is so cheesy what cheesy movies have you seen guys

  • tell me in the comments what music in your country is considered cheesy in the

  • UK I would say it's pop music on the whole some of it is considered cheesy

  • although it's more negative about movies cheesy music in the UK is considered

  • good to dance to but a cheesy movie is like too much

  • Oh cheesy

  • okay number 11 and 12 I'm going to do them at the same time

  • because they're very similar and they are I'm really tired of and I'm fed up

  • with so I'm really tired of means you've had enough of that thing you're really

  • tired of the traffic on the way to work I'm really tired of picking up my

  • boyfriend's socks from the floor he always leaves them on the floor to be fed up

  • with is very similar you've had enough of that situation you you feel

  • you've had enough I'm fed up I'm fed up with number 13 is a swear word so you

  • wouldn't use it in any formal situation it is to be pissed off to be pissed off

  • with something so pissed off means annoyed upset and quite angry really if

  • you're pissed off I'm so pissed off I got a parking ticket

  • I was only parked there for five minutes and then I got a parking ticket pissed

  • off you can also be pissed off with a person

  • usually that's that you're you're angry with them now an important thing to say

  • here is that in American English pissed off does not exist they just say pissed

  • I'm pissed about whatever but in British English pissed means to be drunk so

  • there is a clear difference there so I remember I lived with an American girl

  • when I was traveling and she said to me I'm really pissed about this

  • and I was like you seem quite sober and then I realized I mean she's pissed off

  • so there's a clear difference there okay guys the number fourteen great phrase

  • for when you bump into someone so when you meet somebody by accident it's the

  • second time we've had that phrasal verb so you meet somebody by accident you can

  • say what brings you here so you're not expecting to see them you can say what

  • brings you here so maybe you see them in a supermarket

  • that you don't expect to see them in or they come to your work unexpectedly or

  • you see them in a different part of town where they don't usually hang out you

  • can say well what brings you here strange to see you but it's also that

  • you're pleased it's not rude it's it's a friendly expression what brings you here

  • what brings you here okay guys this is a lovely expression

  • but when you want to make a good impression on somebody when you first

  • meet them so if you're meeting your boyfriend or girlfriend's father or

  • mother or if you're meeting somebody that you want to make a good impression

  • on at work or something like this you can say oh nice to meet you and I've

  • heard so much about you I've heard so much about you so this is a nice way to

  • say that I've heard good things about you and I'm happy to meet you because

  • I've heard good things about you now British people will often joke and say

  • oh I hope it was all good I hope it was all good so it's a nice kind of easy way

  • to get to know somebody number 16 I was wondering about or I was wondering if

  • this means you're thinking about something for example I was wondering

  • about joining the gym or I was wondering about learning a new language

  • I was wondering about Italian I was wondering about learning

  • Japanese for example so I was wondering about so it's something you're thinking

  • about but perhaps there's a little bit more thought involved than when we just

  • say we're thinking so I was wondering about something number 17 we got this

  • phrase from China and it is long time no see

  • so you haven't seen someone for a while you could say hey good to see you

  • long time no see long time no see it doesn't work from the point of view of

  • correct grammar I'm sorry if you try and think about it in terms of correct

  • grammar it doesn't work but it's a very popular and common phrase these days

  • long time no see number 18 I'm going to explain the

  • difference between these two nice to meet you and nice meeting you nice to

  • meet you is when you first meet somebody you

  • shake their hand in England you shake the hand and you would say nice to meet

  • you but if we change this to nice meeting you that is at the end of the

  • conversation so when you're leaving you say oh nice meeting you good to meet you

  • nice meeting you so it's at the end of the conversation

  • basically it's it was nice meeting you so it's past continuous but we're lazy

  • and we've we've shortened that because it's spoken English and we just say nice

  • meeting you number 19 super useful phrase guys if you're an English student

  • and you want something to be repeated for you sorry I didn't catch that

  • sorry I didn't catch that so so useful you can also say sorry I didn't get that

  • could you say it again so really really useful sorry I didn't catch that number

  • 20 guys we are we have arrived at the end it is have a good one

  • have a good one so have a good one means have a good time at something or enjoy

  • yourself at a particular thing when people leave the office on a Friday or

  • they leave school on a Friday or they say they're going somewhere you can say

  • ah have a good one see you guys have a good one it means have a good weekend

  • have a good evening have a good time at whatever you're

  • going to so have a good one very informal guys you were

  • say it to your boss but friends colleagues things like that you wouldn't really say

  • it to your grandparents either it's more family that are a similar age to you

  • have a good one okay guys well I hope you guys have a

  • good one hope you have a good week thank you so much for watching I really hope

  • this video was useful and that you're going to be able to use these phrases in

  • your everyday conversations don't forget to follow us on social media

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hey everybody and welcome back to love English I'm Sabrah so today guys super

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A2 UK cheesy reckon pissed touch nice meeting fancy

20 ENGLISH CONVERSATION phrases

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    蔡叮噹 posted on 2018/11/13
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