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-≤Ú-´’-¢√®Ωç 22 -ï-†-´-J 2007 Ñ-Ø√-úø’ £j«-ü¿®√-¶«-ü˛ 2

Sreenu: So, would you like me to put in a word Hope you don't mind my
in your favour? (鬕öÀd, Féπ-†’-èπÿ-©çí¬ ã using your phone= help ÉC
´÷ô Åûª-úÕûÓ îÁ°æpØ√?) permission
é¬-´îª’a/ 鬴a.
Dileep: Exactly, and... (ÅüË, Éçé¬...)
-Ççí∫x-¶µ«-≠æ-ù 262 I thought you could be of
Sreenu: Perhaps I could stand guarantee for help in this matter. (Ñ N≠æ-
the loan too. Is it that? (Ç ®Ω’ù«EéÀ ؈’
Dileep: I've just been looking for you and you ߪ’ç™ O’®Ω’ Ææ£æ…-ߪ’-°æ-úø-í∫-©-®ΩE
are here. (I am) relieved to see you.
£æ…O’í¬ Öçú≈L. ÅçûË-éπü∆?) ؈-†’-èπ◊Ø√o)
Dileep: That'd be very kind of you. I'd be
(F éÓÆæ¢Ë’ îª÷Ææ’h-Ø√o†’, †’¢Ëy ÖØ√o-N-éπ\úø.. a) You could help me by showing how to do it= Can you please tell me the difference
delighted if you were prepared to do v°æ¨¡o:
E†’o îª÷úøôç °ü¿l relief í¬ ÖçC.) that, provided it's no trouble for you. ÅC ᙫ îËߪ÷™ îª÷°œç* Ø√èπ◊ ≤ƒßª’-°æ-úø-´îª’a between 'ADVICE' and 'ADVISE'?
Relieved= àüÓ Â°ü¿l •®Ω’´¤ CT-§Ú-®·† ņ’- (ÅC íÌ°æp Ææ£æ…-ߪ’¢Ë’ Å´¤-ûª’çC. FÍéç (≤ƒßª’-°æ-úøçúÕ) - Deepika Pinjala, e-mail
¶µº´ç Å®·ûË, Å°æ¤púø’, relieved Åçö«ç. trouble ™‰éπ-§ÚûË, ü∆EéÀ †’´¤y Æœü¿l¥-¢Á’iûË b) You could help understand this, couldn't ï¢√•’:
My son has tested negative for jaundice. Ø√èπ◊ ÆæçûÓ-≠æ¢Ë’.) you? = ÉC ؈’ Å®Ωnç îËÆæ’-èπ◊-ØËç-ü¿’èπ◊ é¬Ææh ≤ƒßª’ç Advice is noun, and advise is verb.
I am relieved/ feel relieved/ feel greatly Kind= ´÷´‚©’ Å®Ωnç ü¿ßª’. é¬F á´-È®jØ√ îËߪ’çúÕ. Look at the following sentences.
relieved/ What a relief!/ It's a big relief= ´’†èπ◊ Ææ£æ…-ߪ’ç-îËÊÆh ´’† éπ%ûª-ïcûª ûÁ©°æ-ö«-EéÀ, ≤ƒßª’ç ÅçCç-îËç-ü¿’ π◊ ÆæçÆœ-ü¿l¥ûª ûÁLÊ° expres- 1) I want advice on this matter.
That's very kind of you Åçö«ç. -É-C O’
´÷ Ŷ«s-®·éÀ ¢Ájü¿u-°æ-K-éπ~™ 鬢Á’®Ω’x ™‰ü¿E sions É°æ¤púø’ îª÷ü∆lç. É™«çöÀ expressions (Ñ N≠æ-ߪ’ç™ Ø√èπ◊ Ææ©£æ… é¬¢√L)
conversation ™ practice îËߪ’ç-úÕ.
ûËLçC. ÅC NE Ü°œJ °‘©’a-èπ◊ç-ô’-Ø√o†’/ delight = ÆæçûÓ≠æç
°j† îÁ°œp† sentences No. 2), 4), 6), 7), 8) and (advice = Ææ©£æ…)
N´·éÀh §ÒçC-†-ôx-†’-èπ◊ç-ô’-Ø√o-†’/ -ØÁAhO’C 10) ™ îª÷úøçúÕ. Ñ offers of help ™ πÿú≈ for- 2) Please advise me on this matter.
Sreenu: Is there anything else I can do?
°ü¿l •®Ω’´¤ CT-†-ô’xçC. mal and informal Öçö«®·. (Ñ N≠æ-ߪ’ç™ Ææ©£æ… É´yçúÕ – advise
(-ØË-†’ ÉçÍé-´’Ø√o îËߪ’í∫-©Ø√?) = Ææ©£æ… É´yôç)
Advise = give advice

Could you do me a favour?


Advise verb Å®·-†ç-ü¿’†, advises, advised
ÅØËN ¢√úøû√ç. Advices, adviced ÅØË
´÷ô©’ ™‰´¤.
v°æ¨¡o: My name is Sekhar. I have a problem in
spoken English. I can read well and I
can understood well. But I have a shy
Sreenu: Nice to see you too. What could you Dileep: Nothing more. I can manage the rest.
1) What can I do for you? to speak up. I want to improve my
be looking for me for? (E†’o îª÷úøôç (ÉçÍéç-™‰ü¿’. N’í∫û√ N≠æ-ߪ÷©’ -ØË-†’
2) Can I help you?/ Can I be of any help? speaking in English. How can I over
Ø√èπ◊ èπÿú≈ ÆæçûÓ-≠æçí¬ ÖçC. -üËEéÓÆæç îª÷Ææ’éÓí∫-©-†’.) come this problem?
-Ñ conversation Åçû√ äéπ-JE Ææ£æ…ߪ’ç Åúø-í∫-ö«- 3) Let me help you.
Ø√éÓÆæç îª÷Ææ’h-†oöx?) - Sekhar, e-mail.
4) Is there anything I can do? (to help you)? =
Dileep: Could you do me a favour? EéÀ, äéπ-JéÀ Ææ£æ…ߪ’ç -îË-ߪ’ö«-EéÀ/ Æœü¿l¥-°æ-úø-ö«-EéÀ ¢√úË ï¢√•’:
expressions ûÓ Öçúøôç O’®Ω’ í∫´’-EçîË Öçö«®Ω’. ؈’ îËߪ’-í∫© ≤ƒßª’ç à´’Ø√o Öçü∆?
(Ø√éÓ ≤ƒßª’ç îËߪ’-í∫-©¢√?) The best way to speak in English is to
Sreenu: Certainly, if only I can. Come on, what É°æ¤púø’ ´’†ç real life situations ™ äéπJ Ææ£æ…ߪ’ç É´Fo èπÿú≈ formal/ informal í¬ ¢√úø-´îª’a.
speak on You
(´÷ö«x-úË-ߪ’-ô¢Ë’).
is it?
(؈’ îËߪ’-í∫-L-TûË ûª°æpéπ îË≤ƒh. îÁ°æ¤p. Åúø-í∫-ú≈-EéÀ/ §Òçü¿-ú≈-EéÃ, äéπ-JéÀ Ææ£æ…ߪ’ç -îË-ߪ’-ú≈-EéÀ éÌçîÁç formal expressions. perhaps are afraid that others
àçôC?) ¢√úË standard expressions ´÷vûª-¢Ë’-é¬-èπ◊çú≈, 1) Could I help you? might laugh at you. Just don't
Dileep: Hope you don't mind a little trouble I ≤ƒßª’ç §ÒçC-†-°æ¤púø’ thanks îÁ°æp-ö«-EéÀ ¢√úË 2) Shall I help you? care. Speak on. You'll then
am going to give you. (Fèπ◊ ؈’ éπL- expressions èπÿú≈ îª÷ü∆lç. 3) If you don't mind, I'll do it for you. develop speaking English as a
Look at the following sentences from the habit. Don't worry that you
TçîË v¨¡´’ °æöÀdç-éÓ´E ÇP-Ææ’hØ√o.) ¶«í¬ formal í¬ ÖçúË expressions.
Sreenu: Come on, Dileep. What exactly is it? conversation above. may make mistakes. In course
1) May I help you?
What can I do for you? (àçôC? 1) Could you do me a favour? of time you'll find a lot of improvement.
2) May I be of any help?
ØËFoÍéç îËߪ’-í∫-©†’?) 2) Certainly, if only I can. Come on, what is it? Read as much English as you can and lis-
Dileep: You know for long I've been thinking of 3) May I be of any assistance? ten to TV English newscasts.
3) Hope you don't mind a little trouble I'm going
building a house. I need a bank loan to give you. ûª°æp- π◊çú≈ äéπJéÀ 鬢√Lq† ≤ƒßª’ç îËߪ’-ú≈-EéÀ v°æ¨¡o: I got one doubt that is...
for it. I thought you could be of help in 4) What can I do for you? Æœü¿l¥¢Ë’ ÅØË ¶µ«´çûÓ ¢√úË expressions. I am going to Bheemavaram (active
getting it. (î√™«é¬-©çí¬ É©’x éπö«d-©-†’-èπ◊ç- 5) I thought you could be of help in getting it. 1) If/ In case you need my help, let me know= voice). Change into the passive voice.
ô’-Ø√o-†E Fèπ◊ ûÁ©’Ææ’éπü∆. ü∆EéÀ ¶«uçé˙ 6) I'll do it for you.
Ø√ ≤ƒßª’ç é¬-¢√Lq-´ÊÆh, -ûÁ-L-ߪ’-ñ‰-ߪ’ç-úÕ/- ûÁ-©°æç-úÕ. - Y. Ramakrishna, e-mail.
®Ω’ùç Ø√éπ-´-Ææ®Ωç. ÅC §Òçü¿-ö«-EéÀ †’´¤y 7) In what other way/ How else can I be of 2) If I can do anything, feel free to let me know ï¢√•’:
≤ƒßª’-°æ-úø-í∫-©-´E ؈-†’-èπ◊Ø√o). help to you? = ØËØË-´’Ø√o ≤ƒßª’ç îËߪ’-í∫-L-TûË, Ææyûªç-vûªçí¬ I am going to Bheemavaram - this sen-
Sreenu: I'll do it for you, but I don't think you
8) Would you like me to put in a word in your
îÁ°æpç-úÕ. tence has no passive form. Only verbs
need anybody's help. If you have the 3) If I can be of help don't hesitate to let me
favour? having objects can be put in passive
right documents and the right security, know =
9) That'd be very kind of you. ؈’ ≤ƒßª’ç -îË-ߪ’-í∫-©-†-†’-èπ◊çõ‰ Åúø-í∫-ú≈-EéÀ voice. In your sentence the verb, am going
the banks will only be too eager to (hesitate=
10) Is there anything else I can do?
ÆæçéÓ-*ç-îª-´ü¿’l. ÆæçéÓ-*ç-îªôç) has no object. (Am going what? Am going
offer the loan. (îË≤ƒh†’, é¬E Ñ N-≠æ- whom? - These question have no answer.
ߪ’ç™ FÈé-´J ≤ƒßª’ç 鬢√-©E ؈-†’- °j sentences ™ 1), 3), 5) Ææ£æ…ߪ’ç ÅúÕ-Ííç-ü¿’-èπ◊/- ≤ƒßª’ç §ÒçC-†-°æ¤púø’ éπ%ûª-ïcûª ûÁLÊ° Nüµ∆-Ø√©’:
éÓ†’. ÆæÈ®j† °ævû√©’ F ü¿í∫_-®Ω’çõ‰, †’´¤y §Òç-üËç-ü¿’èπ◊ ¢√úË expressions. É™«çöÀ expres- 1) Thank you - ÉC î√™« common, ´’†ç-ü¿-Jéà á´-JE ¢Á∞¡Ÿ-ûª’-Ø√o†’? üËEo ¢Á∞¡Ÿ-ûª’-Ø√o†’? ÅØË
sions ™ formal í¬ ¢√úËN äéπ®Ωéπçí¬, informal í¬ ûÁ©’Ææ’. v°æ¨¡o-©èπ◊ answer ™‰ü¿’ 鬕öÀd, am going èπ◊
ÆæÈ®j† £æ…O’ ÉÊÆh ¶«uçèπ◊©’ ®Ω’ù«L-´yö«EéÀ object ™‰ü¿-†o-´÷ô.) Such verbs have no
Ç-vûªçí¬-ØË Öçö«®·.) ¢√úËN ´’®Ó-N-üµ¿çí¬ Öçö«®·. 2) That's very kind of you/ thoughtful of you.
passive voice. Verbs with objects like 'eat'
They will only be too eager... Ééπ\úø too Informal expressions: 3) That'd be welcome. have passive voice. üËEo A†ôç?/ á´Jo
Ö°æ-ßÁ÷í∫ç, so that not ûÓ Ææ´÷-†çí¬ Å®·, a) How about helping me with a little money? 4) I'd be delighted. A†ôç? Åçõ‰ answer ´Ææ’hçC 鬕öÀd ü∆EéÀ
negative meaning ®√ü¿’. É™«çöÀîÓôx ´’K (´’†èπ◊ ¶«í¬ °æJ-îªßª’ç ÖçúÕ îª†’´¤ BÆæ’-éÓ-í∫-L-Íí- 5) That's very good of you. object passive
ÖçC, Åçü¿’-éπE ´Ææ’hçC.
¶«í¬ ÅØË ¶µ«´ç ´Ææ’hçC. ¢√-∞¡x†’ Ææ£æ…ߪ’ç ÅúÕ-Ííç-ü¿’èπ◊.) 6) I don't know how I can thank you. Å®·ûË, Imperative sentences (Çïc©’, Ŷµºu-®Ωn-
I shall only be too happy to get Crores of b) Can you help me carry this? †©÷, N†o§ƒ©’ ûÁLÊ° ¢√é¬u-©)™ object -™‰E
7) I'm really grateful to you.
rupees in a lottery = c) Will you give me a lift upto the college? verbs (intransitive verbs) èπ◊ èπÿú≈ passive
(greatful= éπ%ûª-ïc-ûª-í∫©)
™«ôK™ éÓôx ®Ω÷§ƒ-ߪ’©’ ®√´ôç Ø√èπ◊ ´’K É´Fo èπÿú≈ informal ways of asking for help. Öçô’çC. é¬F Ç passive form î√-™«-´’-ô’èπ◊
8) Thank you. Hope I'm not troubling you.
ÆæçûÓ-≠æ¢Ë’. Formal expressions: éπ%ûªéπç (artificial) í¬, àüÓ grammar éÓÆæç îËÆœ-
In what other way can I be of help a) Could you do me a favour?
OöÀ-†-Eo-öÀE conversation ™ Å´-鬨¡ç ´*a-†-°æ¤-úø™«x †-ô’dç-ô’çCé¬E, spoken English ™ Åçûª
you, then? ( Éçéπ/ Å™«çö°æ¤púø’ ØËØË Ø√éÓ-≤ƒßª’ç îË≤ƒh¢√? ÉC î√™« ´’®√u-ü¿-°æ‹-®Ωy- ¢√úÕûË ´’† ¶µ«≠æ™ ÅC ¶µ«í∫-¢Á’i-§Ú®·, ´’†èπ◊ ûÁL-ߪ’- Ææ£æ«-ïçí¬ Öçúøü¿’.
Nüµ¿çí¬ Fèπ◊ Ææ£æ…-ߪ’çí¬ Öçúø-í∫-©†’?) éπçí¬, ü∆ü∆°æ¤ •A-´÷-©’-ûª’-†oô’d ÅúÕÍí Nüµ∆†ç. èπ◊ç-ú≈ØË correct í¬ ¢√úø-í∫-©’-í∫’û√ç. v°æ¨¡o: May I know the name of a 'Parsee tem-
Dileep: Let me explain. I need your help in b) Could you pay the telephone bill for me? ple?'. What is the one-word for 'Change
EXERCISE
getting the loan quickly, and in the Here is the bill and the money = of form or character'?
matter of more instalments. Make as many sentences as you can, on the
(îÁ°æpF. Ø√ telephone bill é¬Ææh éπúø-û√¢√/ éπúø-û√®√? – - S. Chandrasekhara Rao, e-mail.
following pattern.
Ç ™Ø˛ ûªy®Ωí¬ ´îËa N≠æ-ߪ’ç™, áèπ◊\´ ÉN-íÓçúÕ, bill, úø•’s©÷. ï¢√•’: 1) Parsees do not have the practice
¢√®·-ü∆© N≠æ-ߪ’ç™ F Ææ£æ…ߪ’ç 鬢√L.) Subject verb object '...ing' form of temple worship - so no word for
c) Could you take me to the doctor?
Sreenu: I'll do it for you. Just let me know how. I saw the thief entering the house. temple in Parsee language.
Hope you don't mind - O’éπ-¶µºuç-ûª®Ωç ™‰ü¿-†’-èπ◊ç-
(-FéÓÆæç îË≤ƒh-†’. ᙫ îËߪ÷™ îÁ°æ¤p.) (üÌçí∫ ÉçöxéÀ v°æ¢Ë-P-Ææ’hç-úøí¬ Øˆ’ îª÷-¨»†’.) 2) Metamorphosis = Complete
Dileep: The manager of the bank knows you
ö«†’ (àü¿Ø√o ≤ƒßª’ç îËߪ’-ö«-EéÀ) change of form or character.
He hears her singing in the morning.
very well. (¶«uçèπ◊ ¢Ë’ØË-ï®˝èπ◊ †’´¤y ¶«í¬ (É-Cî√™« formal expression- ´’†-éπõ‰d °æJ-îªßª’癉E-
¢√-∞¡x-ûÓ/ -´’-†-éπçõ‰ àüÓ Nüµ¿çí¬ Â°ü¿l-¢√-∞¡xûÓ.) (§Òü¿’l† Ç¢Á’ §ƒúø’-ûª’ç-õ‰/- §ƒ-úøôç Åûªúø’ Nçö«úø’.)
ûÁ©’Ææ’.) - M. SURESAN