Lesson four. Respond to 'please' and 'thank you' in English. English lessons with Duncan in England.

Please and thank you are usually associated with politeness. We use them a lot in English.

Word order: We usually put please at the end of a request with could, can and would, but we can also put it at the beginning or in the middle. Please in the mid position makes the request stronger.

Quotes about Please and Thank You

Please come back soon. The window is always open. (Elizabeth Wein)

Words that should cross your lips with ease: thank you, love you, sorry, please. (Richelle E. Goodrich)

Please do not understand me too quickly. (Andre Gide)

It is sometimes necessary to use unnecessary words like thank you and please just to make life prettier. (E. L. Konigsburg)

It doesn't take much to say please or thank you. (Pauline Quirke)

Happiness is available. Please help yourself to it. (Nhat Hanh)

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