Ticket 2 English Unit 2: Humour
Vocabulary related to the unit
|Positive emotions or feeling.||Negative emotions or feeling.|
|Joy – gaiety – delight – cheerfulness – merriment – vivacity – calm – satisfaction – enthusiasm – optimism – jubilation||Anger – despair – depression – loneliness – sadness – frustration – worry – fear|
|Idioms: positive feeling /mood||Idioms: negative feeling /mood|
Functions: Expressing lack of understanding and asking for clarification
|Show lack of understanding||Ask for clarification|
Functions / communication: making request
A request is asking someone politely either for something or to do something.
- Can /could you + infinitive…
- Would you mind + gerund…
- Could I possibly…?
- I’d be grateful if you could…
- Can I request…?
- Have you got time to…?
- I have a request ……….
- I wonder if you can/could … Do you mind if …
- I need some help with…
- Do me a favor. Will you? ………
- lend me a hand with…
- If…, that would be a great help.
- Feel free
- Yes, of course, With pleasure.
- I am awfully sorry
- No, YOU/I can’t
A: Could you please help me with this exercise?
B: Yes . of course.
A: Would you mind helping me with this exercise?
B: I am awfully sorry but I am busy now.
Grammar: Modal verbs
This lesson is thoroughly discussed here : Modal Verbs.