YESin English! Not all ways of saying
yesare equally strong in English. In fact, sometimes, when we say yes, we really mean no! How confusing! Due to the constraints of politeness, we are often forced to agree to something we disagree with. In this lesson, I will teach you all the different ways of saying
yesin English. You will learn how to tell the difference between a strong and certain “yes”, a neutral “yes”, and even a reluctant, passive aggressive “yes”. You should always say what you mean and mean what you say, but when that is impossible, try some of these different ways of agreeing even when you disagree!