polite requests
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There are many different ways of making polite requests in English. If you are requesting something for yourself, use: Can / Could I have ...?

Here are some examples.

Everyday English lessons
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Can I have one apple, please?

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Could I have some milk, please?

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Can I have some pizza, please?

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Could I have some cookies, please?

Learn English expressions by rhyming

Rhymes for learning English

What do you like to eat?
I like eat, eat, eat
Apples and bananas.

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Fun English lessons for kids

I like pizza.
I like cheese.
I like pasta.
Pasta, please!

English resources for ESL teachers

I like cookies.
I like sweets.
I like icecream.
Icecream, please!

Games for learning English

Games for learning English

Learn English while having fun with this game! Your friends offers you hot cross buns. But you don't like them. You want to eat something else, for example pasta or pizza.

Here is how to play it.

Learn English in a fun way

Hot cross buns,
Hot cross buns!
One a penny,
Two a penny,
Hot cross buns!

Teach English in a fun way

Hot cross buns?
No, thanks.
They aren't for me.
Can I have some pasta,
Please?


polite requests in english

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