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Intermediate Dialogues - Making Suggestions


What Shall we do?
  1. Hi Chris, would you like to do something with me this weekend?
  2. Sure. What shall we do?
  1. I don't know. Do you have any ideas?
  2. Why don't we see a film?
  1. That's sounds good to me. Which film shall we see?
  2. Let's see "Action Man 4".
  1. I'd rather not. I don't like violent films. How about going to "Mad Doctor Brown"? I hear it's quite a funny film.
  2. OK. Let's go see that. When is it on?
  1. It's on at 8 o'clock at the Rex. Shall we have a bite to eat before the film?
  2. Sure, that sounds great. What about going to that new Italian restaurant 'Michetti's'?
  1. Great idea! Let's meet there at six.
  2. OK. I'll see you at 'Michetti's' at six. Bye.
  1. Bye.
Key Vocabulary

Would you like to ...?
(What) shall we go...?
Let's go...
Why don't we go...
How about going...
What about going...

Note: 'Shall we', 'Let's', 'Why don't we' are all followed by the base form of the verb ('go' in the examples), 'How about' and 'What about' are followed by the '-ing' form of the verb ('going' in the examples.

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