English Phrases

The English phrases are helpful because they are used daily. Below we picked expressions that a new learner will find useful. We included the audio as well. This is a better way to learning. Learn only what you need. We start with greetings and introduction.

Hi  Audio
What is your name?  Audio
Nice to meet you  Audio
How are you?  Audio
I'm good, thanks  Audio
And you?  Audio


Language and Age Phrases

More questions about language and age:

Do you speak (English/English)?  Audio
Does she speak Chinese?  Audio
A little bit  Audio
How old are you?  Audio
I'm 33 years old  Audio
It was nice talking to you  Audio

If you don't understand something, this will be your secret weapon:

What do you mean?  Audio
I don't understand  Audio
I don't know  Audio
Sorry  Audio
What is that called in English?  Audio
What does that word mean in English?  Audio


More personal information about origins and profession:

Where are you from?  Audio
I'm from the U.S  Audio
I'm American  Audio
Where do you live?  Audio
I live in the U.S  Audio
What do you do for a living?  Audio
I'm a student  Audio

Offering or asking for help and giving directions:

Can I help you?  Audio
Can you help me?  Audio
Where is the airport?  Audio
Go straight  Audio
Then  Audio
Turn left  Audio
Turn right  Audio


Holiday Wishes Phrases

Good wishes in English in holidays and occasions:

Happy birthday  Audio
Happy new year  Audio
Merry Christmas  Audio
Good luck  Audio
Congratulations  Audio

English expressions commonly used when traveling or buying:

I have a reservation  Audio
Do you have rooms available?  Audio
I would like a non-smoking room  Audio
How much it costs per night?  Audio
Waiter  Audio
How much is this?  Audio
What is this?  Audio

Survival phrases considered to be important in emergencies:

Are you okay?  Audio
I need a doctor  Audio
Help  Audio
Call the ambulance  Audio
Call the police  Audio
I am sick  Audio

These English phrases can be used in a variety of conversations. If you have already visited our English Vocabulary and English Grammar, you might want to visit our English Flashcards to practice what you learned.

English Vocabulary

English Grammar


Did you know? Phrases are the combination of the use of vocabulary and grammar. Mastering the vocabulary and grammar can result in the ability to make useful English phrases.