Useful Phrases for Group Discussions in English - ESLBuzz Learning Eng

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HOME COMMON EXPRESSIONS IN ENGLISH Useful Phrases for Group Discussions in English COMMON EXPRESSIONS IN ENGLISH Useful Phrases for Group Discussions in English What are some good words and expressions to use in group discussions What are some good words and expressions to use in group discussions Below is the list of useful phrases for groups discussions in English you should learn. by Sophia 1 year ago 9.5k views . 2.5K SHARES a Facebook d Twitter h Pinterest -3 Useful Phrases for Group Discussions in English Useful Phrases for Group Discussions in English - ESLBuzz Le... https://www.eslbuzz.com/useful-phrases-for-group-discussions-... 1 of 24 2/2/19 10:50 AM

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Useful Phrases for Group Discussions 1. Asking for Opinions Could you tell me…. What do you think about/of…. What’s your opinion about… Do you think/feel…. How do you feel about…. May I ask you…. 2. Asking for an explanation Could you explain to me…. Could someone please tell me…. Just tell me the reason why…. I don’t really understand…. I just don’t see why/what/how…. Are you saying that…. What do you mean by that I beg your pardon I didn’t quite get that. Excuse me did you say that… T able of Contents 1. Useful Phrases for Group Discussions 1.1. 1. Asking for Opinions 1.2. 2. Asking for an explanation 1.3. 3. Giving your opinion 1.4. 4. Giving an explanation 1.5. 5. Agreeing with an opinion 1.6. 6. Qualified agreement 1.7. 7. Polite disagreement 1.8. 8. Strong disagreement 1.9. 9. Making a complaint 1.10. 10. Reacting to a complaint 2. Useful Phrases for Group Discussions | Image Useful Phrases for Group Discussions in English Useful Phrases for Group Discussions in English - ESLBuzz Le... https://www.eslbuzz.com/useful-phrases-for-group-discussions-... 2 of 24 2/2/19 10:50 AM

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3. Giving your opinion In my opinion/view…. If you ask me… As far as I can see/I’m concerned…. It seems to me that…. I have the/a feeling that …. I think/feel/reckon/believe…. Well I’d say…. If you want my opinion…. You can take it from me that…. First of all/T o start with I’d like to point out … What we have to decide is…. There can be no doubt that…. It’s a fact that…. Nobody will deny that…. The way/As I see it Everyone knows…. Let me put it this/another way…. Let’s get this clear first…. Sorry to interrupt you but…. The point I’m trying to make is…. Personally speaking I think…. I’m absolutely convinced that…. My view/point of view is that…. The way I look at/see it is this What I actually meant was…. 4. Giving an explanation Look it’s like this: What I mean is…. The reason for this is…. The main problem is…. Just let me explain…. Well the reason is…. Well the thing is …. Above all we must keep in mind that…. Useful Phrases for Group Discussions in English Useful Phrases for Group Discussions in English - ESLBuzz Le... https://www.eslbuzz.com/useful-phrases-for-group-discussions-... 3 of 24 2/2/19 10:50 AM

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5. Agreeing with an opinion I quite agree. I agree completely/entirely. I couldn’t agree with you more. I entirely/completely agree with you on that. That’s true/right. That’s just it. Quite/Exactly/Precisely/Right/Certainly/Definitely. You’re quite/so right. I think so too. I don’t think so either. That’s just my feeling/opinion. That’s just how I see it/feel about it too. That’s a very good/important point. You’ve got a good point there. Yes of course/definitely/absolutely Marvelous. That’s exactly what I mean/say. Yes that’s obvious. That’s exactly how I see it. That’s what I think How very true. So do I/So am I Yes indeed. I’m all in favor of what you’ve been saying. 6. Qualified agreement Yes perhaps but…. Yes possibly although…. Yes but on the other hand…. Yes up to a point. I agree up to a certain point but…. Yes in a way. Maybe I suppose so. Well it depends. I don’t think it’s as simple as that….. Useful Phrases for Group Discussions in English Useful Phrases for Group Discussions in English - ESLBuzz Le... https://www.eslbuzz.com/useful-phrases-for-group-discussions-... 4 of 24 2/2/19 10:50 AM

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I see what you mean but I think that’s not the whole story You may be right there. Yes but there’s also another aspect to consider. 7. Polite disagreement I disagree with you I’m afraid. No I really can’t agree I’m afraid. I don’t quite agree there. I’m not so certain/at all sure if that’s true/correct I’m not quite so sure really. I’m sorry I can’t agree. Do you really think so/believe that I’m not convinced that …. Well that’s one way of looking at it but Well I have my doubts about that You can’t really mean that. You don’t really mean that do you I wouldn’t say so. I don’t think so. I don’t think you’re right/that’s right. Surely you don’t mean that I don’t want to argue with you but…. I can’t go all the way with you on that point. Are you seriously suggesting that… I have my problems with what you’re saying. 8. Strong disagreement I doubt that very much I think you got that wrong Don’t you dare say so Rubbish Bloody hell no Shame on you You’re pulling my leg On the contrary That doesn’t convince me at all. You’re contradicting yourself. Useful Phrases for Group Discussions in English Useful Phrases for Group Discussions in English - ESLBuzz Le... https://www.eslbuzz.com/useful-phrases-for-group-discussions-... 5 of 24 2/2/19 10:50 AM

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I’ve never heard of such a thing. You’re wrong you know. You can’t be serious It’s not like that at all That’s not correct. You’re contradicting yourself You don’t understand. I’m afraid I don’t think you quite understand. I don’t think so really That’s not fair That’s out of the question. I can’t believe that I’m afraid I can’t accept your view that…. Do you really think that’s a good idea I’m afraid I can’t agree with you there Well you would wouldn’t you Really Don’t be silly/stupid How stupid can you get What a silly/stupid thing to say That’s simply not true I don’t think you can say…. Surely you’re not serious are you I doubt it/that very much You can’t be serious Oh come on think about what you’ve just said I doubt if … I’ve got my doubts about that. I don’t agree with you at all. I disagree entirely/completely. Oh come on you must be joking/kidding That’s out of the question That’s not how I see it It’s not as simple as that That’s no excuse I believe you’re mistaken That doesn’t make sense to me. Let’s be sensible about this. You’re hopeless/wrong. Useful Phrases for Group Discussions in English Useful Phrases for Group Discussions in English - ESLBuzz Le... https://www.eslbuzz.com/useful-phrases-for-group-discussions-... 6 of 24 2/2/19 10:50 AM

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You won’t listen to reason. I think you got that wrong I’m not impressed For heaven’s sake Well that’s one way of looking at it but… 9. Making a complaint I can’t quite understand how/why… I’ve come to complain about … I’m disappointed with I’m fed up with…. It really is terrible/ridiculous that…. I’m sorry I have to say this but…. Forgive me for mentioning it but…. That’s what I want to know. Do you realize that…. Are you aware that…. I’m disappointed to hear that….. What are you going to do about it Something ought to be done about it. Look I really must protest about…. Can’t something be done to/about…. 10. Reacting to a complaint I’m awfully sorry to hear that Î really must apologize for this. Well there’s nothing we can do about that I’m afraid This isn’t my/our fault you know. What do you expect us/me to do I’ll find out what has happened I’m sorry you should take it that way. I’ll see what I can do. Useful Phrases for Group Discussions | Image Useful Phrases for Group Discussions in English Useful Phrases for Group Discussions in English - ESLBuzz Le... https://www.eslbuzz.com/useful-phrases-for-group-discussions-... 7 of 24 2/2/19 10:50 AM

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