ASKING FOR SOMETHING

Usually when you difficult finding something you must have to asking it right ! And now i will give inform and Steps ASKING FOR SOMETHING i hope you can do it better than me guys !

formal expressions
* I wonder if you remember.....
* You remember...., don’t you?
* You haven’t forgotten...., have you?
* Don’t you remember.....?
* Do you happen to remember it now?

Ways to respond:
* Let me think, yes, I remember.
* I remember especially the scenery.
* I’ll never forget that
* I’ll always remember.
* I can remember it clearly.

Informal expressions:
* Remember the old house we used to live in?
* Remember that?
* I’m sorry I don’t remember

Ways to respond:
* Hold on. Yes, got it!
* I know.....
* It’s coming back to me now.

Respond if you forget:
* Sorry, I’ve completely forgotten.
* I’m afraid I forget.
* I really can’t remember.
* I’m afraid I have no memory of him
* Errr, let me think. No, it’s gone.
* Sorry, it slipped off my mind.
There are a number of formulas used when asking for information in English. Here are some of the most common:

* Could you tell me...?
* Do you know...?
* Do you happen to know...?
* I'd like to know...
* Could you find out...?
* I'm interested in...
* I'm looking for..

These two forms are used for asking for information on the telephone:

* I'm calling to find out...

· I'm calling about...
Construction
Formula

Question
Word

Example Finish
Could you tell me when the next train leaves?
Do you know how much that vase costs?
Do you happen to know where Tom lives?
I'd like to know what you think about the new project.
Could you tell me when the next train leaves?
Could you find out when she is going to arrive?

Formula

Gerund (-ing)

Example Finish
I'm interested in buying a boat

Formula

Noun

Example Finish
I'm looking for information on holidays in Spain.

Formula used only
on the telephone

Question
Word

Example Finish
I'm calling to find out... if flight AZ098 will leave on time today.

Formula used only
on the telphone

Noun

Example Finish
I'm calling about... the offer published in today's newspaper.

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