a. Look at the interruptions below. Which are a direct way to interrupt someone?
- Could I just say…?
- Hold on a minute
- If I could just stop you there
- I’m sorry to stop you, but…
- Hang on
- Okay, okay!
- Could I just interrupt you there?
- How would you pronounce Okay, okay! if you’re trying to interrupt someone?
- What other words could you use to interrupt in a direct way?
c. Let’s look at phrases for polite interruptions:
These are on Worksheet 4c, which your teacher can send you.