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Unformatted text preview: want , but it is more polite b offers and invitations Would you like some coffee? Would you like to join us? NOTICE: ALSO can (Unit 28) will (Unit 31) 3 Polite commands Would you open that suitcase, please, madam? 4 Past tense of will a refusal My car wouldnt start this morning. (Unit 31) b We use would (NOT will ) in sentences with a past-tense verb before the modal (Unit 63). For example: He asked me if I would mail a letter for him. (Unit 31) I thought I would visit my parents this weekend. (Unit 31) They said they would be writing to me soon. (Unit 31) NOTICE: We also use would with mind + -ing form (Unit 48.2c), mind + if (Unit 86.2a) and with rather (Unit 84.2)....
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2011 for the course ESL 100 taught by Professor Online during the Spring '10 term at Open Uni..
- Spring '10