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How to turn down an invitation

Learn how to say 'no' to a formal invitation.

Do the preparation task first. Then watch the video and do the task. You can read the transcript at any time.



Language level

Intermediate: B1


Hello saeed56,
'RSVP' stands for 'répondez, s'il vous plaît', which is French, of course, and in English means 'please reply'.  We use it at the end of letters and emails.  I've even seen it at the end of an SMS.
Best wishes,
The LearnEnglish Team

Hi, I'm Saeed
It's really excellent, thanks you

Hello,Thanks for this useful video,cool

Hello Muyeah,
You are welcome, and I'm glad you find it useful.  It's always nice to know we're helping people with their English!
Best wishes,
The LearnEnglish Team

hi, I m' Madonna 
Thanks for this listening.

Hello Madonna ,,I'm so happy because you're Arabic like me 

Hello, I like the accent very much, so cute!!


Hi, there. Great studying sources, great team and everything.
I got two questions from this video, it would be great if anyone could help me.
1. Is ‘you have to’ the same as ‘you’ve got to’
2. When saying ‘you’ve got to’, is it right that it should be heard as ‘you got to’

Hii. have got and and have are the same
eg:i have'got a headache and i have headache are same