Friday, January 5, 2007

Getting Someone's Attention and Addressing Him/Her, Asking for Permission

A. GETTING SOMEONE’S   
     ATTENTION AND
     ADDRESSING HIM/HER:

B. ASKING FOR PERMISSION:
Excuse me, ________.
·   Miss ___ / Ms. ___ / ma’am.
·   Mr. ___ / sir.



·   May
·   Can
I go to the toilet, please?
I answer the phone, please?
I borrow your dictionary, please?
·   Sure / of course / certainly / go ahead.
·   I’m afraid you may not.




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