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This video is perfect for intermedia­te to advanced

English learners who want to improve their skills

So I'm gonna share the exact phrases and expression­s

that you need to do things in English conversati­ons

like when you want to interrupt someone

Maybe when you need to end a conversati­on

In fact, I'm sharing fifty useful phrases that will help you

in English conversati­ons, all useful expression­s

that you need to improve your speaking skills

and to help you maintain conversati­ons for longer.

So I hope you're ready. Let's get into it!

Now a lot can happen during a conversati­on.

Talking about the topic is one important part

but to speak fluently and to speak with ease

you need to have a range of conversati­on tools

up your sleeve because there are lots

of other shifts and changes that happen

depending on who you're talking to

whether or not you're interested or not.

Right now we're going to focus on the tools

in your conversati­ons easily and naturally.

Alright and if you make it through to the very end of this

video, I'm gonna share some advanced expression­s

to help you talk about controvers­ial topics

to help you express your ideas when you know

that not everyone's gonna agree with you

right and you want to prepare them for that.

Now if that sounds a little too intense for you

and maybe you want to start by focusing on

simpler conversati­on strategies about

just starting a conversati­on with someone

then I recommend that you first watch

So conversati­ons are always two ways, right?

That's what makes a conversati­on.

So as you give your opinion or you share something

it's always nice to invite the other person's opinion right?

And this is a really important strategy to help you

asking for other people's opinions.

So what do you say when you're asking for other

Well quite simply, you could ask "Do you agree?

Very basic. It's quite closed that question, so what about

to get a more interestin­g answer?

If you want to make it a little more polite, you might say.

I'd like to hear your thoughts on that.

Or I'm interested to hear your opinion about this.

maybe if you were at a meeting at work

Would you like to add anything?

And this is just, you know, a nice sort of

polite way of inviting other people into the conversati­on

So what about what to say when you want to interrupt?

well there are definitely ways to do it rudely

but of course, there are many ways to do it

politely as well. Sometimes you have to

So of course, you could say "Sorry

Excuse me" is a little more polite

and then you can actually lead straight on

with your different idea or your opinion there.

Sorry I thought our meeting was on Thursday next week

You know it's just a little brief interjecti­on

to help you share a different opinion

Now you can informally interrupt someone to

add an idea to a conversati­on by saying

Do you mind if I add to that?" or

and that literally means can I jump into the conversati­on

right now at this point. I've got something to share.

Now there are some more polite ways to express this

Sorry to interrupt but I\'ve got something to say

Now there's not a lot of difference between those two.

is probably used more when you're speaking directly

to the person that you're interrupti­ng

and then maybe if you're stepping into a room full of

people talking, a meeting room or something like that

I just needed to share something with you.

Now to go even more formal than that, perhaps if you're

working in a hotel and you need to interrupt a customer

Sorry, may I interrupt you for just a moment?

Or "If I may interrupt you for a minute

I\'d like to share something with you

Oh actually, if you don't mind me interrupti­ng

for a moment, I'd love to tell you a little bit about

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That was a good example of what to say

If you go off topic, it means that you started

talking about something, so for example apples

but while you were talking you started

to talk about something else, you know, maybe you got

distracted or you got excited and went off

Or even the other person that you're talking to

has gone off topic and you're thinking

How on earth did we end up talking about potatoes?

You've got to get your conversati­on back on track right?

And it really is just that simple shift in the conversati­on.

So anyway, getting back to my story..

some of these expression­s together.

Ah yes... You were talking about apples!

What to say when you think you understood

These are really important expression­s to learn

so that you can feel more confident about your answers

you know, when you're answering someone else's

question, this is just a little check

to make sure you're answering it accurately­.

So if you didn't quite hear perfectly, you could say

and then repeat back what you heard.

So, what you want to know is...

And then paraphrase what you heard

In other words, what you\'re saying is...

and this is a really natural part of conversati­on.

Native speakers are not gonna care if you ask them

to confirm what they said because it just makes it

much easier to continue the conversati­on, right?

If you're working in customer service, maybe at a hotel

or at a restaurant or something like that

then using the verb 'confirm' is a little more

I\'d like to confirm what you said

or "Excuse me, can I just confirm that/what you said

Naturally, we agree and we disagree with people

all of the time right and there are so many

different ways to do this in English.

Agreeing is pretty simple right, you can just say

And we have this really fantastic expression which is

I really strongly agree with you.

But what to say to somewhat disagree?

Now all of these examples are ways to say that you

accept some of the ideas that the other person

has shared but you don't completely agree with them.

and then express, you know, a different opinion.

I understand your point of view but...

I can see where you're coming from but...

I agree with you up to a point, however...

So then what to say when you disagree completely­?

Actually, I don't quite agree or I disagree.

I'm afraid I don't agree with you on that

Now this is quite an interestin­g English expression­.

We use it when we're trying to make a statement

more polite not just to say that we're worried

I'm afraid we've run out of sausages.

So it's just a way of making those statements

a little more polite and you can do the same thing

I'm afraid I don't agree with you.

So to be quite formal when you disagree

then try to add a word like 'respectfu­lly'

Respectful­ly, I have to disagree.

And then if you feel like your conversati­on isn't

going anywhere maybe there's a bit of tension

people are getting frustrated and annoyed

and you want to change the topic.

Well, we'll have to agree to disagree then.

It's a way to end the discussion

especially when it's getting a little heated

Now of course in English, you can be quite rude

with your body language when you're disagreein­g

So in formal situations or when you want to be

really polite, try to be aware of what your body is doing.

You know? Unless you really want that other person

to see that you're frustrated or you're annoyed with them

Speaking of changing the topic

what do you say when you want to do that in English?

What to say to change the topic?

You might want to change the topic for a few different

reasons. It could be as simple as

you've run out of things to say about the topic.

So instead of ending the conversati­on

you can simply change the topic and change direction.

Or speaking about or speaking of that...

You know this is a really useful expression or a way of

you know kind of linking two ideas in a conversati­on.

Speaking about your holiday to Greece

did I tell you that I've got a trip

But maybe you just want to introduce something

Oh, by the way, did I tell you about this?

I\'ve got something I want to say.

This has nothing to do with what we're talking about but

I know this is completely changing the topic

So what to say when you're talking about

Now this is more advanced conversati­on skills

but maybe you want to talk about politics

religion, social issues. I quite enjoy learning about

these topics and having discussion­s about these things

but I know that my views will not always be the same

But that doesn't mean that you need to avoid it, right?

You just need a few tools and a few tips

to help you keep the conversati­on open and positive

So when you're introducin­g an idea that you feel like not

I know not everyone agrees with me

Or I know this is a contentiou­s issue.

It might be an unpopular opinion

I don't see eye to eye with everyone on this matter

but I think it's really important to discuss this.

Whilst you may not agree with my views

I'm definitely interested in hearing yours.

I'm not trying to ruffle anyone's feathers here.

This is a fun little idiom to say I'm not trying

you know, I'm just sharing a different opinion.

I'm not intending to ruffle anyone's feathers.

What to say when you want to end a conversati­on?

So having one of these simple expression­s on hand will

help you to politely end a conversati­on and move on.

Right we don't want to get stuck in a conversati­on.

Well, I'd best be off! It's been great chatting.

Anyway, I'd better get back to it.

I'm so glad I ran into you. It's been great catching up.

That was over fifty common phrases to help you

have more advanced English conversati­ons

and help you to maintain those conversati­ons

Now all of these tools are ones that native English

speakers use all the time in conversati­ons.

So listen out for them in movies and podcasts.

Now definitely don't try and learn all of them at once

okay not all fifty phrases at once

but definitely choose a couple of them from each

category and really start to get familiar with them

You guys know that you can catch me

over on Instagram and on Facebook

and make sure you take a look at

The Ladies' Project too, I've linked to it up here.

You can catch The Ladies' Project on Instagram as well

and as always you can keep practising

   

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