5-11-16Making_ Accepting_and Declining an Invitation

English Tip : Making, Accepting, and Declining an Invitation

5-11-16Making_ Accepting_and Declining an Invitation

 

 

Do you know how to invite someone to your house for dinner or party?

Or, do you know what to say in English when someone invites you?

Here are some common expressions you can use.

Inviting Someone to Come to Your House for Dinner (Informal)

?Wanna come over for dinner tonight?
?How about coming over for dinner tonight?
?Care to come over for dinner tonight?

Inviting Someone to Come to Your House for Dinner (More formal)

?Would you like to come over for dinner tonight?
?Would you care to join us for dinner at our house tonight?
?We’d be delighted to have you over for dinner tonight.

Accepting an Invitation (Informal)

?Sure. What time?
?Why not? When do you want me to be there?
?Yes! Want me to bring something?

Accepting an Invitation (More formal)

?Thank you! I’d love to. Would you like me to bring anything?
?Thank you very much! I’d be delighted to. What time should I be there?
?Oh, certainly! Thank you. Do I need to bring anything?

Declining an Invitation (Informal)

?I can’t. I have to work.
?Tonight’s no good. I have an appointment.

Declining an Invitation (More formal)

?I’d love to, but I’m afraid I’m busy tonight.
?I’d love to, but I already have plans tonight.

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