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How To
 

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- Making a complaint

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- Saying sorry

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- Accepting an apology

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- Pointing out the positive

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- Making a complaint (informal)

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- Expressing annoyance

A man looking annoyed

Show annoyance

In this programme, we look at language used to express annoyance or anger about something.

There are all sorts of very strong words in English used to show annoyance (some of which you probably already know!), but we'll be focusing on those expressions which aren't quite so offensive, so you don't find yourself upsetting people too much!

When you've listened to the programme, don't forget to practise what you've learned with the quiz below!


Expressions for showing annoyance
Oh, dear!
Oh, no!
Bother!
Damn! (some people may find this offensive)
I can't believe it!
Why does this always happen!


For

goodness
heaven's
pete's
pity's
God's (some people may find this offensive)



sake!



WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNT?


Have a go at using some of the expressions we looked at...


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