Expressions of Congratulations
- Please accept my warmest congratulations
- It was great to hear..
- Iʼd like to be the ﬁrst to congratulate you on..
- Congratulations on..
- I must congratulate you on..
- May I congratulate you on..
- Congratulations on your..
- Well done!
- I am so proud of you for..
Expressions of Complimenting
- May I say how ... you look
- If I may say so, you are quite ...
- My compliments on...
- I really must express my admiration for..
- You are looking good!
- What a charming...
- Thatʼs a very nice..
- You look nice
- I like your.
Read the following dialogues and be prepared to present in class
Ken : Congratulations on your 16th birthday!
Trias : Thank you!
Ken : You look charming in that white gown.
Trias : Thank you for saying so. By the way, I heard from Andi that you won tickets to see
“Mission Impossible 4” in the cinema. Congratulations! Thatʼs so cool!
Ken : Thank you. I joined a quiz on the radio and I won it! I never win anything.
Trias : Thatʼs great! What would you do with the tickets?
Ken : Well, actually, I was going to ask you if you would go with me to the movie.
Trias : Really!? Iʼd love to go.
Ken : So, can you meet me tomorrow evening at 7?
Trias : Of course!
Ken : Ok I will meet you then! I canʼt wait!
Mix ‘n Match
Look at the phrases and match them to the correct situation
1. You compliment someone on their appearance ________
2. You say nice things about your friendsʼ dress ________
3. Your colleague is very fashionable and well dressed ________
4. Your friend has just passed an important exam ________
5. Your brother has gotten an award ________
6. You thank your friend for their compliment ________