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Suggestion is about say or write ourideas

about what people should do.
Suggest means to present a suggestion that is
to introduce or propose an idea or a plan for
Suggest meansto propose aplan. Itcanbe
accepted or refused.
We make suggestions when deciding what
to do with our friends, or giving them
advice on what they might do in a certain


could can be used to give suggestion to others

CASE: What should we dotomorrow?
SUGGESTION: We could go on a picnic.
We could go to Anas party.
could can be used to give offer orpossibility to
CASE: Im having trouble in math class
SUGGESTION: You couldtalk toyour teacher.
You couldask Ruby to help you with your math

When shall used in the subject "I" and "We" in
a question word, the speaker usually gives
suggestion and asks other people if they agree
or disagree with the suggestion that given.
Example :
ShallI open the window ? Is that okay with
Shallwe leave at two? Is that okay?
Let's go, Shall we?

Asking Suggestions:
What do you recommend we do
about .....?
- What would you advices us to do?
- Do you have any suggestions?
- What would you do about ...?
- What do you think I should do?
- What do you suggest?
- Would you like to .....
- Shall we go ....

Giving Suggestions:
- I would recommend that you ....
- My advice would be to ...
- May I suggest that we ...
- If I were you, I would ....
- I think you should ....
- Maybe you should ...
- Why do not you ...

Making suggestions

Lets revise our lessons.

What about going to the cinema tonight?
How about playing cards?
Why don't we do our homework?
Couldn't we invite your grandmother to our
Shall we have a walk along the river?
What would you say to a cup of coffee?
Don't you think it is a good idea to watch TV?
Does it matter if we use your car?

Accepting suggestions

Ok. Yes, let's.

Yes, I'd like to.
Yes, I'd love to.
What a good idea!
Why not?
Yes, with pleasure.
Yes, I feel like taking a walk.
That sounds like a good idea
That's a good/nice/wonderful idea.

Refusing suggestions

No, let's not.

No, I'd rather not.
I don't feel like it.
I dislike going for a walk.
What an awful / bad idea!

Ive got a bad toothache. What do you suggest?
What do you advise me to do?
What should I do?
What ought I to do?
Do you have any suggestion for me

I suggest/ recommend

that you
You really should/ought
Youd better
Why dont you go to
the dentist?
Yes, Id like/ love to.
That sounds like a good idea.
Thank you/Thanks
Ill do/try that.

How about playing cards?

Why didnt I think of