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Test your understanding of the English lesson by answering these questions. You will get the answers and your score at the end of the quiz.
To interrupt, you can say: "Can I just __________ something here?"

In English, it is ____________ rude to interrupt someone.

When is it okay to interrupt someone?

Fred interrupted the meeting. He said, "Before you ___________, I'd like to say something."

Anna always interrupts you. She constantly finishes your sentences. You can politely tell Anna, "Hold on. Let me finish what I ____________."

Claire is saying something important that you want to hear. Anna keeps interrupting Claire. You politely say:

Sierra is shy. You notice she wants to add to the conversation but doesn't because everyone else is talking. To help Sierra, you can say:

There was an ____________.

James always ___________ Julie.

"Interrupt" means:

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70 Comments on “Conversation Skills: Interrupting politely in English”

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Thanks for this video it was valuable.

Tuesday, November 5th 2019

    Thanks for you from my heart Emma 😘

    Saturday, December 28th 2019

i’d like to thank you and each teacher on this website for helping us to understand English well.

Tuesday, November 5th 2019

Today about this lesson I learned how can we have to be respect to interruption some conversasion thanks.

Tuesday, November 5th 2019

Thank you Emma. I also learned that English doesn’t blame interruption during an exchange.

Tuesday, November 5th 2019

Thank you, Emma! I really appreciate these advanced lessons. Got 10 correct out of 10)) The Russian language has similar rules for interrupting. It is possible but you should be polite and attentive to people.

Tuesday, November 5th 2019

I got 10 correct out of 10
Thank you Emma

Tuesday, November 5th 2019

Why “I’m almost finished”? Why not “I almost finish”?

Tuesday, November 5th 2019

    Hi Astri, I think, the word “finished” is here an adjective, not past participle of the verb finish. You might look it up in a good dictionary. And your sentence “I almost finish” has no meaning” in this Emmas´s video.

    Monday, November 11th 2019

Thanks a lot, Emma!

Tuesday, November 5th 2019

It was a very good English lesson, Miss Emma
I love your teaching method.
Continue, please.

Tuesday, November 5th 2019

I got 10/10, I usually have good mark at your lesson. I think you have a good skill explaination. Thank Emma

Tuesday, November 5th 2019

8 out 10 80%

Tuesday, November 5th 2019

It was such a nice lesson, and you are good at making understand. Thank you Emma,

Wednesday, November 6th 2019

Thank you.

Wednesday, November 6th 2019

100%. Thank You Emma. Excellent lesson.

Wednesday, November 6th 2019

Hi Emma,

thanks for your nice lesson many times.

I´d like to ask a question about the sentence (9:01) : I´m almost finished my point.

What grammar is it ?

Shouldn´t it be :

I´ve almost finished my point. (present perfect)


I´m almost finished with my point. (be + adjective finished + prep.with).

Thank you for your answer.

Wednesday, November 6th 2019

Thank you Emma :)

Wednesday, November 6th 2019

It’s good as gold lesson ,same as my culture ,I love it!

Wednesday, November 6th 2019

Nice lesson.Thank you so much!

Thursday, November 7th 2019

Thanks Emma.Your teaching method is so good.Now,I
understand how to do it politely.

Thursday, November 7th 2019

Thanks, Emma.

Thursday, November 7th 2019

Thank you emma

Thursday, November 7th 2019

Thanks Emma!!

Thursday, November 7th 2019

Useful tools. Thanks a lot Emma.

Thursday, November 7th 2019

Thank you Emma

Friday, November 8th 2019

Hello, Dear Ms. Emma. I really appreciate everything you have been teaching on the EngVid website.

You introduced two ways to request from a person (who has interrupted us while we were talking) to let us continue keeping talking. The second one was “I am almost finished my point”

I wonder why passive tense should be used to show our willingness. Are there any grammatical reasons? And one thing else, Could you translate the above-recommended sentence in English, please?

Thank you in advance. I look forward to hearing from you soon.
Best Wishes.

Friday, November 8th 2019

It’s a good lesson…!!!

Saturday, November 9th 2019

many thanks emma

Sunday, November 10th 2019

Thanks Emma!

Sunday, November 10th 2019

Many thanks, Ms. Emma
you are a good teacher

Monday, November 11th 2019

Thanks! You’re awesome!

Tuesday, November 12th 2019


Wednesday, November 13th 2019

I really appreciate your lesson. I learn a lot on your channel

Thursday, November 14th 2019

thanks alot emma

Monday, November 18th 2019


Monday, November 18th 2019

Thanks Emma

Monday, November 18th 2019

Thanks Emma.

Friday, November 22nd 2019

Thanks a lot Emma, your videos met me more confidence

Friday, November 22nd 2019

I’ve got 10 out of 10.

Thanks a lot, Emma, I enjoy learning the English language with your videos, you are the best teacher that I have seen.

Friday, November 22nd 2019

Thank you Emma!

Sunday, November 24th 2019

Thank you Emma.I’ve got 10 out of 10.

Thursday, November 28th 2019

Thank you very much ♥️

Saturday, November 30th 2019

Thanks a lot Emma

Sunday, December 1st 2019

Thank you very much ♥️

Tuesday, December 3rd 2019

thanks a lot

Monday, December 9th 2019

Thank you this lesson.

Tuesday, December 10th 2019

Thank you Emma

Wednesday, December 11th 2019

Thank you very much Emma for this lesson!

Wednesday, December 11th 2019

Emma, you are perfect.

Thursday, December 12th 2019

Great lesson ! It always good to know about politely way. Thanks Emma

Friday, December 20th 2019

thanks Emma for the course

Sunday, December 29th 2019

10 out of 10

Tuesday, January 7th 2020


Friday, January 17th 2020

Thanks Emma. I past the quiz with flying colours!

Friday, February 7th 2020

Thank you👌

Wednesday, February 12th 2020

I got 8 of 10. Thanks

Sunday, February 16th 2020

Thanks Emma..

Sunday, March 1st 2020

Good tip. I usually have a long time hearing from a teacher in my English conversation lesson. I consider “When I will interrupt” every time. At that time, all their talkings go through my brain. I don’t make sense.

Wednesday, March 11th 2020

thank you
you are a good teacher iam very enjoying

Saturday, March 14th 2020

Thank you Emma

Wednesday, April 1st 2020

Thank you Emma for you teaching

Wednesday, April 1st 2020

thanks teacher emma good explanation. i like the way you thaught us the class, very understandable.

Wednesday, April 22nd 2020

In English, its not “always” rude to interrupt someone. Hmmm this is bit debatable. A lot of Westerners do not like someone interrupting them while they are still speaking.

Monday, May 4th 2020

Thanks Emma..

Monday, May 11th 2020

Your advice was very helpful.
Thanks, Emma!

Tuesday, May 19th 2020

It was a helpful expression.
Thanks a lot, Emma.

Thursday, June 25th 2020

thank you, Emma , You’re an amazing teacher

Saturday, June 27th 2020

Thank you
Always for your passionate lectures.

Monday, June 29th 2020

Dear Emma,
The topic was very good and you were excellent in this lesson. Thank you.

Wednesday, July 8th 2020

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