Language Strategies for by 0z8y0A

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									                     Language Strategies
                to Acknowledge Other People’s
                   Spoken or Written Ideas



Casual Conversational English:

    Oh yeah. Me too.

    I’m like _____.

    My idea is like _____’s idea.

    My idea is the same.


Formal Spoken & Written English:

    My idea/observation/experience is similar to _____’s.

    My experience/perspective is similar to that of __ (the author).

    My idea builds upon _____’s idea.

    I agree with _____’s idea. I also believe . . .

    As _____already pointed out, it seems like . . .

    _____ already mentioned . . ., but I would like to add that . . .




                                         (Kate Kinsella, San Francisco State University, 6/07)
(Kate Kinsella, San Francisco State University, 6/07)

								
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