2 IntroductionWhen something need to be done you can ask someone else to do it, or offer to do it yourself or just do it without saying anything.If someone else is doing something, you can offer to help.
3 SOME USEFUL WAYS OF OFFERING TO DO SOMETHING Let me get it for youShall I get it for you?Could/Can I…?How about I…?Would you like me to…?If you like, I can get it for youCan I help you with that?
4 ANSWER TO ACCEPT THE OFFER TO HELP That’s very kind of you, thanksOh, would you? Thanks.Thanks a lot.If you don’t mindYes, pleaseThat would be so kind of youThat’s so sweet/nice/kind of you
5 ANSWER TO REFUSE There’s no need, thanks No, don’t bother, I can do it myself.No, it’s alright, I can manageNo, it’s alright, reallyI can handle it
6 “Can I help you with that “Can I help you with that?” (with falling intonation) is one way of offering to do something you should use while an action is already in progress.To answer this offer, you should say “That sounds good!” (with rising intonation)
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