Having a different opinion from others is normal and it happens all the time and sphere. All people have opinions on many topics. Students can be guided to negotiate meaning in English by the use agreement or disagreement expressions. Use a number of attractive audio visual teaching and learning media to initiate and respond well. It is easy. Students can be invited to give agreement or disagreement after listening an opinion or a question to ask for agreement and disagreement. It’s OK to agree or disgree without reason but the best is every agreement or disagreement must have valuable reasons to show a logical connection. Here are some expressions to ask for agreement and express agreement or disagreement.
First, How To Ask for Agreement or Disagreement.
To ask for agreement is not very difficult. We hope students have learnt how to ask for an opinion well. If yes, you can ask for agreement by giving an opinion and asking for an opinion in interrogative or informative way. Here are some examples to ask for agreement by asking for an opinion in informative and interrogative question.
- Do you feel we have to clean this room immediately?
- Do you think she is safe to stay in the hotel near the police station?
- Do you think it is romantic to go on travel to Paris?
- Do you agree if we need a new trash can?
- What if we go to swimming this afternoon?
Student can give an opinion too to get agreement or disgreement from others. As we know there is not a dogma that everyone must have a same idea with yours to feel, imagine, estimate, judge even believe a fact or an information. Everyone can express a different opinion about something. Some of giving opinion expressions to get agreement or disagreement are below
- I like Mark. He is very nice.
- The sci-fi movie isvery interesting.
- This fast food is delicious.
- Most people believe eating burger is healthy.
Second, How To Express Agreement
To agree means to have the same opinion about something. It also means consent to do something that has been suggested by another person. Note and learn some expressions to show you how you can agree in English by heart. Please take a look at these following agreement expressions.
- I agree with you.
- You’re right.
- I couldn’t agree with you more.
- You have a really good point.
- Yes, of course.
- That’s so true.
- We are of the same mind.
- I guess so
- That’s a good idea.
- You’re right.
- That’s fair enough.
- I really think so.
- I see it that way, too.
Third, How To Express Disagreement.
To disagree means to have different opinion about something. Disagreements always happen in a debate, discussion or decission making. But, in the situation, you should not have to let disagreement put down others’ ideas. State honestly and respectfully expression to disgree. Please note and learn some expressions to show how you disagree in English. By reading this, you can compare how to agree and disagree.
- I don’t think so.
- I’m afraid I diagree.
- I don’t think it’s a good idea.
- I totally disagree.
- I beg to differ.
- That’s not always true.
- I’m not sure about that.
- I think otherwise.
- It doesn’t make much sense.
- I don’t think you’re right.
- I’m sure your argument doesn’t hold water.
- You may be right, but…
- That might be true, but…
Fourth, Always Practice To Make Perfect.
Students. Before you agree or disagree with somone’s opinion or idea, you should be a good listener to absorp the other point of view. It is a way to show how you respect honestly and understand the other person’s perspective. When someone is talking, please focus on what’s being said. When it’s your turn to respond, repeat some main you listened and heard what was said. Compare with a number of facts you know and stay calm to state agreement or disagreement with its rational reason. Always get in touch