Apologising

In this video, Paul says sorry for making Noelia fall over. Listen to the language they use for apologising 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.

Transcript

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

Do you know what to say when you want to apologise? Listen out for useful language for apologising. Then, we'll practise saying the new phrases – after this.

 

Paul: Noelia! I am so sorry! Are you OK?

Noelia: I think so. That was lucky.

Paul: I'm really sorry! I didn't see you!

Noelia: That's all right. I shouldn't have been running.

Paul: No, no, I should have been paying attention. 

Noelia: And they teach you not to run inside at school!

Paul: Still, it was my fault and I'm sorry.

Noelia: I'm sorry too. It was both of us. Honestly, it's fine. I'm fine. Don't worry about it. Hey, I saved the laptop though!

Bob: Yeah, I'll be there in …

Noelia: Oh no!

Bob: Uh oh!

Paul: Ahhhh … 

 

Ana: Hello again! Ooh, I hope Noelia's OK. So, did you notice the useful phrases used for apologising? Listen to me and then repeat. 

 

I'm so sorry!

I'm really sorry!

That's all right.

It was my fault.

I'm sorry too.

Honestly, it's fine.

Don't worry about it.

 

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

 

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Submitted by Black Jesus on Fri, 07/06/2024 - 06:52

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The last time  I apologized was when I accidentally shot down a helicopter with my RPG,and  I apologized to the pilot on that helicopter with great sorrow

Submitted by Cyy on Fri, 07/06/2024 - 06:51

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I'm pretty sorry for breaking your cup and I will buy the new one for you.Hope you can forgive me.Sorry!!!!

Submitted by 216119 on Fri, 07/06/2024 - 06:51

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I was sorry for stepping on my friend shoe.I wasn't be careful of it.I am very sorry.

Submitted by milkteasss on Fri, 07/06/2024 - 06:50

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I am really sorry that I broke your window.

l want to apologize to you,because I forgot to bring your pencil box.

I am sorry.I will not do it again.

Submitted by 216214 on Fri, 07/06/2024 - 06:49

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 Last time, I quarreled with my friend. I really regret it, because she is my best friend. So I apologized to her immediately.

Submitted by yoooooooo21623… on Fri, 07/06/2024 - 06:49

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The last time I apologized is when I broke my older brother's favorite suitcase, which has an adorable snoopy on. But my brother was being quite nice to me and said ''it's ok, it's still in good condition, you don't have to worry about it! However, you're my little sister.'' I was so grateful for him being so friendly to the clumsy me.

Submitted by happy1234 on Fri, 07/06/2024 - 06:49

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The last time I said sorry was 5 days ago. I ran into a passer-by. I said sorry to her and then she forgave me.

Submitted by ChengJia on Fri, 07/06/2024 - 06:48

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The last time I apologized was last week. I accidentally broke my mom's cup. I said sorry to her many times. 

Submitted by 216108 on Fri, 07/06/2024 - 06:47

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The last time that I  said sorry was yesterday.Because I threw the ball at my classmate,I said sorry to her.I will be careful next time

Submitted by 216129 on Fri, 07/06/2024 - 06:46

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1.last time I apologized was two days ago, because I broke my mom's cup.

2.I said sorry to my brother last week because I said some annoying jokes.

3.I said sorry to my Dad yesterday because I threw trash in his car.