Listen to this conversation between a very awkward host and his guest in this free English listening lesson from Oxford Online English. You’ll hear some useful phrases to make and respond to offers in English.
Man: Hey!1 Come in, come in, have a seat.2
Man: Can I get you anything to eat?
Woman: Err…3 No, thanks. I just ate.
Man: How about a pear? They’re really good right now.
Woman: I’m sure they are, but I don’t eat much fruit…
Man: Or would you like a biscuit4? Chocolate chip5—they’re really tasty!
Woman: You’re very kind, but I’m really not hungry, thank you.
Man: Tea or coffee?6
Man: Do you want a cup of tea or coffee?
Woman: Erm… Well…
Man: Or, what about just a glass of water? You can’t say no to that!