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How To
 

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- Asking permission

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- Informal invitations

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- Polite invitations

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- Declining invitations

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- Making an appointment

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- Change someone's behaviour

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- Asking someone out

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- Asking a favour

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- Haggling

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- Borrowing something

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- Asking for the time

A man pleading with another


How to ask someone to change their behaviour

In this programme you can find out how to ask someone to change their behaviour.

After you have listened to the programme, get some more practice with the quiz below.

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Starting a sensitive conversation Example situation
I hope you don't mind me mentioning this but... I really don't like it when you leave the toilet seat up.
I wondered if we could have a quick chat about... ...the washing up.
Asking someone to change their behaviour Suggesting different behaviour
Would you mind...

keeping the toilet seat down?

cleaning the bathroom?

Would you mind not...

smoking?

shouting?

It would be good if you could... do the washing up.


WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNT?

Vocabulary activity
Look at the sentences below, which come from the programme. Some of the words are missing. Use the drop down menu to choose the correct word to complete each sentence. To find out if you are right or wrong click the 'Check answers' button.


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