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YQ11 | In a Conversation, How Do I Think of a Good Question to Ask?

On the 11th episode of Your Question, we handle the following question:

Q: In a conversation, how do I think of a good question to ask?

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Mentioned on this episode:

Episode 21 – 5 Tips for Making Small Talk

Episode 26 – 3 Words to Help You Master Any Conversation

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How to ask for Permission and Respond | Global English Course: Level 1 – Lesson 15

How to ask for Permission and Respond

Key phrases for practice:

Can I use the restroom?
Can I borrow your pen?

May I take a day off?
May I open the window?

Is it all right if I turn down the volume?
Is it all right if I park here?

Sure, go ahead.

I’m sorry, but it’s broken.
I’m sorry, but it’s not possible.

I’m afraid not, but you can turn on the air conditioner.
I’m afraid not, but you can park over there.

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How to ask for Repetition and Meaning | Global English Course: Level 1 – Lesson 13

How to ask for Repetition and Meaning

Key phrases for practice:

Excuse me? Sorry?

Can you repeat that, please?
Can you speak more slowly, please?

What does “awesome” mean?
What do you mean?

Oh, I said it costs $3.80.
Oh, I said the party starts at 7:45pm.

Oh sure, let me repeat that.

It means, “great.”
I mean, I don’t like sports.

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