17 How to Use Verb Patterns for your New Year Resolutions

Learn how to give and ask for recommendations for things and places. You can’t just say: ‘Go there’, it’s rude, isn’t it?

Imagine someone is visiting your town – what will you recommend them to see? Say: ‘You should go …’. Learn more phrases like that and how to ask for recommendations in this new episode:

Check out the episode below:

Key takeaways

how to give recommendations / advice:

  • You should … (You should visit that park – it’s amazing!)
  • You should definitely … (You should definitely try their ice cream!)
  • You ought to … (more formal, more emotional)
  • You mustn’t miss … (You mustn’t miss Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin!)
  • It’s (well) worth + Ving (It’s well worth going to Prague – amazing city!) or
  • [Something] is worth + Ving (Prague is worth visiting / a visit).

Structures with the verb ‘recommend’:

  • recommend + Ving (I recommend trying their cakes!) BUT
  • recommend + smb + to V1 (I recommend you to try their cakes!)

Need to ask for advice? Use these set expressions! #figureoutenglish

If you like the episode, could you please share it with your friends or other English learners! I will really appreciate it!

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