Lets go to the party!
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Making Suggestions: Lets, Why Don't, Shall We/I
If you would like to suggest an action that you would like to do in the future, you can use lets, why don't, shall we, or shall I.

Definition:

Lets always comes before the simple form of a verb.

Lets means that you are sure about what you would like to do.

Example:

1. Lets go to the movies.

2. Lets go to the park.

Why don't is a polite and formal suggestion.Why don't or why does 't is used when you are not 100% sure about what you would like to do and you are open to other suggestions.

Why don't we / you / I / they

Why doesn't she / he

1. Why don't we go to the pool.

2. Why don't we go to the party.

Shall I / we is considered to be very polite and formal, and is not commonly used in American speech. Shall I / we is similar to why don't. Shall we leave at eight.
Why don't we have a New Years Eve party.
 
 
Pronunciation Exercise
Repeat after me
1.
Lets go to the movies.
2.
Why don't we go to a play.
3.
Shall we dance.
4.
Why don't you take a seat. (take a seat = sit down)
5.
Lets go to the theater this weekend.
6.
Why don't we go on vacation this fall.
7.
Lets go to class.
8.
Why don't we go to the restaurant at 8:00pm.
9.
Lets go to the football game.
10.
Shall we leave for the party.

 

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