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More on making polite requests. [BBC Learning English]
This is more advanced work on grammar points
Catherine and Neil are neighbours. In this clip, Catherine checks that Neil isn’t busy and then she asks a favour. She’s going on holiday and she wants Neil to feed her cats while she’s away…
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Listen to the recording. You may find it difficult, so play back as many times as you wish before looking at the transcript.
Here are some of the words and phrases you will hear:
Could you possibly..? Would you mind..? I was wondering if..? Would you be able to..? Please could you...?
Here are some questions about the program.
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