Making suggestions

In this video, Noelia and Yuna have a very good meeting. Listen to the language they use for making suggestions and practise saying the useful phrases.


Do the preparation exercise first. Then watch the video and do the exercises to check your understanding and practise the language.


Ana: Hi! I'm Ana. Welcome to What to Say!


Do you know what to say when you make suggestions? Listen out for useful language for making suggestions. Then, we'll practise saying the new phrases – after this!


Yuna: OK, this time let's focus. Phones off.

Noelia: Yes, and in my bag! 

Yuna: Ready?

Noelia: I'm ready.

Yuna: We have half an hour.

Noelia: OK, let's go!

Yuna: How about starting with social media?

Noelia: Sure. Engagement is up 15 per cent this month.

Yuna: Good. So let's go for 20 per cent for next month.

Noelia: Yeah, sure. I'll tell the team. We'll need some extra help to make it work.

Yuna: Agreed. Good idea.

Yuna: Why don't you ask Vanya to help you create a new social media plan?

Noelia: OK, no problem. Shall we present it at the next team meeting together?

Yuna: Good plan. Can you let Paul see it first? 

Noelia: Sure, I'll do that.

Yuna: Anything else? 

Noelia: No, that's it. 

Yuna: And that's half an hour! We did it! 

Noelia: We're really good at this! 


Ana: Hello again! Wow, that was a good meeting! So, did you notice the useful phrases used for making suggestions? Listen to me and then repeat. 


Let's focus.

How about starting with social media?

Yeah, sure.

We'll need some extra help.

Agreed. Good idea.

Why don't you ask Vanya?

OK, no problem.

Shall we present it at the meeting?

Good plan.


Ana: Try and use some of these phrases the next time you make suggestions in English. Bye for now!


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Submitted by FeliipeAndresA on Mon, 31/07/2023 - 06:11


No, I can't turn it off. But I leave it far from my desk. Just in case of emergency, if someone is calling, I go to check it out.

Submitted by saeedbahr on Sun, 30/07/2023 - 15:32


In my case, I dont switch of my mobile phone and I just turned down sound and silent my devise.

Submitted by Marwa Matouk on Fri, 21/07/2023 - 20:58


Yes, I do this during my work.

Submitted by Abdallah Ali A… on Wed, 05/07/2023 - 04:10


Yeah when i in important meeting i do it

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Submitted by linhminhtnk303 on Sat, 24/06/2023 - 03:36


In my case , I dont usually switch off my phone , I just turned the volulme down . The next time I will turn off both the notifications and internet connection for improve my concentration .

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Submitted by Mahsa2023 on Wed, 21/06/2023 - 06:12


yes. I constantly phone off when studying.

Submitted by Anastacha on Sat, 17/06/2023 - 14:49


No, I don´t usually switch off my mobil phone, I desactived the notifications and low the volumen of calls. But if I think is better switch off it for improve the concentration.

Submitted by Edilaine on Fri, 16/06/2023 - 14:47


Yes, I do this when I need to focus on my study.

Submitted by Safe_Mode on Tue, 13/06/2023 - 09:45


I don't really switch off my phone at all but I often switch off the notifications because it may be very often getting and annoying

Submitted by merabet on Sun, 11/06/2023 - 14:52


Where is the video?