Offering a drink English lesson
What will I learn from the Offering a drink English lesson?
This lesson you will learn how to offer a drink politely and how to accept a drink politely. The last part of the lesson is a short conversation between two people.
Polite ways you can ask someone if they want a drink
- Do you want a drink of grape juice? = yes, please.
- Do you want a glass of water? = No, thank you.
- Would you like a drink of coffee? Yes, please that would be great.
- Would you like a glass of juice? = No thanks I just had a drink
- Can I get you something to drink? Yes please, I would like a cup of coffee.
- Can I get you a glass of pure orange juice? No, thanks I don’t like pure orange juice
- Could I get you something to drink while am in the kitchen? A glass of water please.
- Could I get you a glass of wine? Yes that will be lovely.
- Do you want something to drink while you wait? No thanks the taxi will be here in a minute.
- Do you want some more apple juice? Please , am really thirsty
- Would you like me to get you something to drink? A glass of juice or water would be nice.
- Would you like some of green tea? I would love a cup thanks.
A conversation between two friends
What is the conversation about?
Mrs Jones invited her friend Mrs Smith round to her house for a chat; on arriving she asks her if she would like a drink . . .
Mrs Jones: - Hello Mrs smith it is lovely to see you again would you like something to drink?
Mrs Smith: - Yes, thank you that would be nice.
Mrs Jones: - What would you like to drink?
Mrs Smith: - water or any kind of juice will be fine, thank you.
Mrs Jones: - I have some pure orange juice, apple juice, and grape juice?
Mrs Smith: - Well; only if it's not too much trouble, grape juice would be really nice
Mrs Jones: - it’s no trouble at all I went shopping this morning and bought plenty. Wait a moment. I'll be back as soon as possible.
Mrs Jones: - Here you are. I have put some ice cubes in for you as well.
Mrs Smith: - Thank you very much.
Mrs Jones: - Please let me know if you want another glass.
Mrs Smith: - Thank you. That was really good, where did you buy it from?
Mrs Jones: - You're quite welcome. I went shopping at the local supermarket they had a special pffer on so I bought four cartoons as the weather is hot.
Mrs Jones: - I will give you one as a present to take home with you.
Mrs Smith: - Thank you so much. You’re very kind.
Mrs Jones: - Oh, think nothing of it we have been friends many years.