English Learning Tip #1: For my Chinese Friends~ 💕👊 my Chinese friends say “would you like to play?” or “let’s go out and play!” when they speak English.
I often hear
Usually, they will say this when talking about activities they will do with friends, like getting milk tea or shopping.
Are these phrases grammatically wrong?
No, but they are seldom used by native English speakers in this way.
Most often, “play,” is used when referring to small children playing. Using it when talking to your friends sounds strange to native English speakers.
Would you like to sounds more like a native English speaker?
Here are some better, more natural phrases to use:
-“Let’s hang out!”
-“Let’s meet up.”
-“Would you like to hang out?”
-“Lets go shopping together.”
-“Let’s do something fun!”
-“Let’s go chill.”
-“Do you want to meet up sometime?”
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