Google
English-Test.net
Find penpals and make new friends today!
 
main; principal; major
evasive
sound
elemental
central
full quiz correct answer
 
Username
Password
 Remember me? 
Search   Album   FAQ   Memberlist   Profile   Private messages   Register   Log in 

Would you like VERSUS Do you like



 
ESL Forums | English Teacher Explanations (ESL Tests)
Can you please VERSUS Should you please | Meaning of soccer
listening exercises
Message
Author
Would you like VERSUS Do you like #1 (permalink) Sun Aug 27, 2006 10:41 am   Would you like VERSUS Do you like
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #49 "Modal Verb Questions", question 6

......... you like some water?

(a) Can
(b) May
(c) Would
(d) Do

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #49 "Modal Verb Questions", answer 6

Would you like some water?

Correct answer: (c) Would

Your answer was: incorrect
Do you like some water?
_________________________

why use do is wrong? please explain, thank you.

ta anh tuan
ta anh tuan
Guest





Would you? #2 (permalink) Sun Aug 27, 2006 11:33 am   Would you?
 

Hi,

You need would you like? here because this really means: Do you want .. expressed in a very polite way.

Do you like? is a general question about what you like or don't like.

Alan
_________________
English as a Second Language
You can read my ESL story Present Simple
Alan
Co-founder
Alan Townend

Joined: 27 Sep 2003
Posts: 17284
Location: UK

Can you find all the prepositions in this story?English grammar exercises — improve your English knowledge and vocabulary skillsAre you a native speaker of English? Then you should read this!Here is how you can learn English the fun way! Click to subscribe to free email English course
Display posts from previous:   
Can you please VERSUS Should you please | Meaning of soccer
ESL Forums | English Teacher Explanations (ESL Tests) All times are GMT + 1 Hour
Page 1 of 1
Latest topics on ESL EFL Forums
Why not "since you've been here"?Meaning of "to do one's hair"Expression: "Time-and-a-half" definition"I left my keys" vs. "I forgot my keys"Jobs vs. occupationMeaning of 'to be there for'Idiom: "can you run that past me again"Idiom: "to bite one's hand off"He's just making a fussIdiom: It's all Greek to mePreposition During versus conjunction WhileIdiom 'rolling budget'Meaning of annual increment

 
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum

Get FREE English course via e-mail