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Suggestions in English


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Making Suggestions 
Shall we / I ...?

Shall we ... is a form which we use as a suggestion. We suggest the person to do something.

How to use:

You see an old woman is carrying heavy bags.
Your suggestion:
Shall I help you carry your bags?

Situation:  Your students are very bored.
Your suggestion:
Shall we take a 15 minute break?

Note: We only use "shall" form with "I and we" subjects.

Example Sentences:
  • A: I'm cold.

    B: Shall I close this window?

  • A: I am too tired to cook.

B: Shall we go to a restaurant?

  • Shall we go out for dinner tonight?

  • Shall I pour some tea?

  • Shall we eat Chinese tonight?

  • Shall I pick the children up from school today?

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