University English: the blog for ESL students

May 20, 2013

Correcting Someone

Filed under: conversation strategies — richardlstansfield @ 2:30 am

– Are you sure?

– Actually, I think you mean _____ .

– Actually, _____ .

– Don’t you mean _____ ?

– Excuse me, but _____ ?

– But actually, _____ is _____ , isn’t it?

Example

A: My friend likes Japanese electronics. He has a Samsung computer.

B: Actually, I think you mean Korean electronics.

Example 2

A: I really like Japanese food, like kimchi.

B: But kimchi is Korean, isn’t it?

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