In some speaking activities you have to make suggestions and/or respond to suggestions. Use these expressions to help you.

Making suggestions

Why don’t we ... (+ verb without ‘to’) ?
Shall we ... (+ verb without ‘to’) ?
Would you like to ... (+ verb) ?
Let’s ... (+ verb without ‘to’)
What about ... (+ -ing) ?
How about ... (+ -ing) ?

Responding to suggestions

Yes, OK.
That’s a good idea.
That sounds great!
No, I don’t think so.
I’m not sure about that.
I’d prefer to ... (+ verb).


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