Entertaining guests

Here are some English phrases that you can use if you are entertaining guests or are visiting someone else's home.

On arrival

come on in!
good to see you!
you're looking well
please take your shoes off
can I take your coat?
sorry we're late
did you have a good journey?
did you find us alright?
I'll show you your room
this is your room
would you like a towel?
make yourself at home

Offering drinks

can I get you anything to drink?
would you like a tea or coffee?
how do you take it?
do you take sugar?
do you take milk?
how many sugars do you take?
would you like a …?
soft drink
glass of wine
gin and tonic

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