Accept & except can be confusing for a lot of English learners. For today’s English lesson, I’m going to show you how to use accept & except in your English conversations and writing.
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Here are the example sentences:
Listen to the podcast or the check the transcript for the details
- Jack’s such a nice guy. He wouldn’t accept any money for driving us to the station.
- I heard Nick proposed to Lori, and she accepted! They are such a nice couple
- That shop will accept cash, credit cards, and personal checks for payment.
- Joe’s brother was accepted to Stamford University.
- Jane was accepted into the tennis club, even though she is not such a great player.
- I accept the fact that I made a huge mistake yesterday.
- Many people cannot accept the policy of testing chemicals on animals.
- Everyone went to the party except Joe.
- Except anchovy, I can eat any pizza topping.
- All of the furniture in the room, except the table, needs to be moved out.
- I would hire Jack except that I’ve heard he’s not usually punctual.
- She didn’t say anything except that she was hungry.
- This new desk is the same as my old one except the color is a little darker.
Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
- It seems like Jack and Jenny agreed on two different things together!
Today’s listening challenge:
- What was Michael’s problem this morning?
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