Pedir aprobación en inglés: frases útiles

Pedir aprobación en inglés: frases útiles; Hay momentos en que no estamos seguros si las cosas que hacemos son correctas o incorrectas. Por eso pedimos opinión a otras personas para saber si es buena idea.

En esta lección aprenderemos expresiones útiles para pedir aprobación en inglés de otras personas, o a veces, pedir permiso para hacer algo.

Frases útiles de aprobación en inglés

Do you think it’s alright to do it?

What do you think about (me doing that)?

Do you think/reckon I ought to (do it)?

Formas informales de preguntar si la persona está de acuerdo con algo que planeas hacer. Sugiere que el orador probablemente lo hará.
What would you say if I (did it)?

Would you approve of (doing something)?

Suenan más educados e hipotéticos y sugieren que el orador no hará algo si la otra persona no está de acuerdo.
What is your attitude to the idea of…Pregunta a otra persona sus sentimientos sobre acciones imaginarias. Es bastante formal.
Are you in favor of (me doing something)?Esta es también una forma formal de preguntar por los sentimientos de otra persona. 
Would it really be awful if + subject + verb past simpleSe usa cuando uno no está seguro acerca de la reacción de la otra persona.
You are in favor of… aren’t you? 
Do you think I could + verb base form… 
Would it possible for me to + verb base form 
Do you think anyone would mind if + subject + verb past simple 

 

Expresiones para dar permiso en inglés

  • Sure, no problem.
  • Go right ahead.
  • Please feel free to…

Expresiones para rechazar/negar en inglés:

  • I’m afraid that’s not possible.
  • Unfortunately, I need to say no.
  • I’m afraid I would prefer if you don’t do so.

 

Ejercicios  sobre Pedir aprobación en inglés: frases útiles

Elige la respuesta correcta para completar la oración o interrogación usada para pedir aprobación.

What would you say if Mary _______? (spoke to your teachers on your behalf?)
a.spoke to your teachers on your behalf?
b.spoken to your teachers on your behalf?
c. to speak to your teacher on your behalf?

Are you in favor of ________? (him picking you up after class?)
a.he picks you up after class?
b. him to pick you up after class?
c.him picking you up after class?

Would it really be awful if ________? (John danced in front of everyone?)
a.John danced in front of everyone?
b. John dancing in front of everyone?
c.John to dance in front of everyone?

Do you think we could _______? (write a proposal to the president?)
a. to write a proposal to the president?
b.write a proposal to the president?
c.writing a proposal to the president?

Would it be possible for the children to _______? (study in advance in preparation for the exam?)
a. studying in advance in preparation for the exam?
b.be studied in advance in preparation for the exam?
c.study in advance in preparation for the exam?

Do you think anyone would mind if ________? (we presented the project to the people?)
a.we presented the project to the people?
b.we will be presented the project to the people?
c.we presenting the project to the people?

Do you think the president ought ________? (to consider giving us a salary increase?)
a. to consider giving us a salary increase?
b. to considered giving us a salary increase?
c.to considering giving us a salary increase?

You are in favor of the project, ________? (aren’t you?)
a.aren’t you?
b. don’t you?
c. are you?

Do you think it’s alright to ______________? (give a part of our salary to the storm victims?)
a.giving a part of our salary to the storm victims?
b.give a part of our salary to the storm victims?
c. gave a part of our salary to the storm victims?

What is your attitude to the idea of _________? (participating in the fundraising campaign for the victims of calamities?)
a. to participate in the fundraising campaign for the victims of calamities?
b. participating in the fundraising campaign for the victims of calamities?
c. participated in the fundraising campaign for the victims of calamities?

 

Rellena los huecos utilizando las palabras y frases de la caja.

go aheadcould you turnDo you mindcan I borrowis it ok if I

 

Hi neighbor, _________ down the music please? It’s past midnight, and I’m trying to sleep. I still have work tomorrow. (could you turn)

Jane:                     I’m sorry, sir. __________ if I leave early today? My daughter is sick, and I need to take her to her doctor. (Do you mind)

Mr. Smith:          What’s the matter with her?

Jane:                     I really don’t know, that’s why I’m taking her to her doctor.

Mr. Smith:          I see. Sure, __________________. (go ahead)

Mike:    John, _____________ your phone please? I need to make a very important call, but I left my phone at home.   (can I borrow)

Lisa:      Excuse me sir, ______________ change seats with you? (is it OK if I)

 

Ejercicios de comunicación  sobre Pedir aprobación en inglés: frases útiles

  1. You are running late because you slept late last night. You were preparing for your presentation today. You need your friend to lend you his car because yours broke down the other day. How will you ask permission or approval from your friend?
  2. Your boss wanted you to stay longer today to finish all the papers needed for his business trip abroad. However, you need to take your dog to the vet. It hasn’t been feeling well since this morning. How will you ask permission or approval from him?
  3. You are feeling ill today. You’re running out of food in the fridge. You wanted to ask your roommate to pick up some from the supermarket. How will you ask your roommate?
  4. You are in a mall. You wanted to pick a dress for the welcome party of the company’s new president. The sales assistant was so busy entertaining other customers. You wanted to ask another customer if the dress looks good in you. How will you ask him/her?
  5. You want to ask a favor from your officemate. You will be late for work because you’re stuck in the traffic, and your boss needed the papers that you printed the other night. You want your officemate to give the papers to the boss. How will ask him/her?