At home

Here are some English phrases that may be helpful around the house, including some phrases you can use at mealtimes.

General phrases

would anyone like a tea or coffee?
would anyone like a cup of tea?
I'll put the kettle on
the kettle's boiled
can you put the light on?
can you switch the light on?
can you turn the light off?
can you switch the light off?
is there anything I can do to help?
could you help me wash the dishes?
I'll wash and you dry
I'm going to bed

Home entertainment

is there anything good on TV?
is there anything good on television tonight?
there's a good film on later
do you want to watch a …?
film
DVD
do you want me to put the TV on?
could you pass me the remote control?
do you want a game of …?
chess
cards

Watching sport on TV

what time's the match on?
who's playing?
who's winning?
what's the score?
0 - 0
2 - 1
who won?
it was a draw

Mealtime conversation

what's for …?
breakfast
lunch
dinner
breakfast's ready
lunch is ready
dinner's ready
what would you like for …?
breakfast
lunch
dinner
would you like some toast?
could you pass the …, please?
salt
sugar
butter
would you like a glass of …?
water
orange juice
wine
careful, the plate's very hot!
would you like some more?
have you had enough to eat?
would anyone like dessert?
would anyone like coffee?
what's for dessert?
I'm full
that was …
lovely
excellent
very tasty
delicious

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