EXPRESIONS OF INVITATION (Mengundang)
Some expressions following to Invite someone.
-Would you like to…..
-Would you mind joining us to….
-Would you like to come along ?
-Would you care to…
-would you be interested in …
-How about ….
-How would you like to…
-Do you want to …….
-Do think you can come to …
-would you be able to
-Why don’t we…
-We would like to invite you for ..
-We would like to have you for ..
-We would like to join us you for ..
-We want/hope you to join us for ..
-If you are not busy, please …..
-if you are free can you …..
-If you don’t have any other plans would you ……
-I’d like you to come to dinner.
-I’d like to ask you to come swimming.
-Would you like to go to the theater with me on Saturday night?
-How about going to the football match with me tomorrow afternoon?
Response Receiving Invitations
-I’m pleased to do that.
– With pleasure.
-That would be nice.
-Wonderful / Great
-I did love/like to
– I did glad/happy to
-that sounds be terrific/fun/wonderful
– we ‘d be verry happy to come
-Thanks for asking/inviting me the invitation.
-Thank you, I’d be glad to go.
-Yes, thank you. I’d be happy to go.
-Thank you so much for inviting me.
-Let’s meet at the school canteen.
-Yes, I’d love to.
Response Refuse of Invitations
-I’d love to, but….
-I’d love to, but I can’t….
-I’d love to, but I won’t be able to
-I’m sorry I can’t, I have to …
-That would be nice but I don’t have time.
-I wish I could, but…
-I’m afraid I can’t.Thanks anyway
-Thank you but I have another program.
-Thank you for asking me,but…
-Thank you very much,but….
-Thanks but I’m afraid I can’t. I have …..
-I’m sorry, but I don’t think I can.
-Sorry, I can’t. (But thanks anyway).
-I’m so sorry, I’ll be very busy tomorrow night.
-I’m afraid that’s not too good fro me, what about after lunch?
Study the dialogue below!
Dan : Have you got anything to do night, Deby?
Deby : I don’t think so. Why?
Dani : My Friends is going to celebrate his wedding party tonight. He invited me. I don’t want to
go allone. I don’t know withy whom should i go there. Would you like to accompany me, Dani?
Deby : I’d (would) love to, but what time, Dani?
Dani : What about at seven o’clock? I’ll pick you up.
Deby : Ok that’s fine.
Dani : Thank’s, Deby you’re very kind.