English Phrases to Sound Like a Native

Preeti Lamba

 

Are you a non-native English learner aspiring for native-like fluency? If the answer is yes, here are some suggestions that can get you closer to your goal.

Before we begin, I would like to point out that native English speakers from around the world do not sound the same, there are many regional variations. However, today we will focus on commonalities as opposed to differences.

Popular phrases to Sound Like a Native Speaker

Let us start with the ‘Magic Words’ that will help you sound polite. 

  • Please - when you are making a request.

Compare – ‘Wait / ‘Please wait’ 

  • Thank you - to express your gratitude for something given to you (a gift, compliment, etc.) or service is done for you. 

You also use this expression to accept or refuse an offer.

Now how would you respond and accept someone’s thanks:

You are welcome / My pleasure / Please don’t mention it/ Anytime / No worries / That’s...

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