Continue a lição anterior com os reporting verbs e aprenda em 20 minutos como expressar suas opiniões de uma forma mais fácil!
1 . Ouça a gravação e identifique o que cada pessoa está fazendo. Em seguida, complete cada frase com o verbo correto.
a) suggesting | b) recommending | c) confirming | d) enquiring | e) inviting | f) introducing | g) congratulating | h) complaining
1 The speaker is ………………… about something.
2 The speaker is ………………… an arrangement.
3 The speaker is ………………… a restaurant.
4 The speaker is ………………… a friend on passing an exam.
5 The speaker is ………………… a friend to a party.
6 The speaker is ………………… taking a trip to the beach.
7 The speaker is ………………… some people to each other.
8 The speaker is ………………… about prices of flights.
Grammar: Reporting verbs
Os verbos no exercício 1 podem ser usados para resumir o que alguém disse.
‘I’m afraid I’m not at all happy. The service here is extremely slow.’ = He complained about the slow service.
‘Would you like to come to dinner next Saturday?’ = He invited her to dinner next Saturday.
2 . Ouça as afirmações e indique se as frases abaixo relatam corretamente o que foi dito na gravação.
1 She congratulated me on passing my exam.
2 He congratulated us on our engagement.
3 He complimented me on the meal I cooked.
4 He enquired about the price of a city coach tour.
5 She complained about the noise in the meeting.
6 He recommended a good film.
7 She confirmed the time of their meeting.
8 He suggested going for a picnic.
9 She invited Maxine on a boat trip tomorrow.
10 He predicted that he would pass the exam.
3 . Leia a explicação abaixo de cada ilustração e complete o balão com uma frase apropriada.
Relacione as frases (1–6) com a resposta apropriada abaixo (a–f).
a) I’d love to. Thanks a lot. | b) How do you do? | c) Thanks. I’m glad you enjoyed it. | d) You used the same excuse last week! | e) That’s right. See you then. Don’t be late. | f) I really must apologise. It won’t happen again.
1 So the bus leaves at seven o’clock from the stop on Broad Street?
2 This is the third time you’ve missed one of my lessons.
3 We’re having a small party tomorrow. Fancy coming along?
4 I’m sorry I didn’t call last night. I was really tired.
5 Jane, this is Ian Langsdale, a colleague from our Chicago office.
6 My compliments on a wonderful meal.
apologise (verbo) = desculpar-se
crash (verbo) = bater
excuse (substantivo) = desculpa
noise (substantivo) = barulho, ruído
2 How much are the tickets for the show?
3 Let’s go for a swim before breakfast.
4 I’m very sorry that I crashed your car.
5 I think you’re going to win!
6 Would you like to come for dinner on Saturday evening?