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Rejoinders

introducing yourself


Rejoinders are quick responses to show that you are interested or paying attention.

(Oh) Really?

That's interesting.

Is that right?

Is that ture?

Note how rejoinders are used in the following situations.

1. I bought a new TV-set.

2. My computer was broken yesterday.


Oh really? That's so cool.

Oh really? That's too bad.

Rejoinders may also take the form of follow-up questions. Note how they are used in the following situations.

1. I just bought a new iPad.

2. Tony is in the hospital.

3. I'm going to Thailand.


You did?

He is?

You are?

Textbook Recommendation : Touchy Situations, Chapter 3

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