# Useful Phrases

### Useful Phrases for the MELAB

I  really  like / love / enjoy .  . .

I  don’t really  like . . .

I’m  not very interested in . . .

I  prefer . . .

I would  rather . . .

The  best thing for me  is . . .

Because

So

After that

On the other hand,

I want to mention . . .

What this means is . .

### Useful Phrases for the ECPE

What  do  you  think?

Do  you  think  we  should . . . ?

Why  don’t  we . . .?

Perhaps  we  should think about . . .

Let’s do . . .  ,  shall  we?

Agreeing and disagreeing:

I completely agree . . .

I think so, too.

That’s a good point.

I see your point, but . . .

I see what you mean, but . . .

I agree in part, but . . .

I completely disagree.

No, you are missing the point.

I can’t agree with you at all.

### Useful Phrases for Spoken English

So, there are many useful phrases that you can use during your interview.

Remember that the phrases that you should use on your speaking test will vary, depending upon which exam you are taking.

The MELAB speaking test is taken just with an examiner, so you will be speaking by yourself and presenting your own views.

For the ECPE, on the other hand, you will be speaking with another student, so you will need different phrases.