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  • Learn English: Agreeing and disagreeing in English conversation

    Agreeing and Disagreeing in English can be difficult for many English language learners because it has an unusual grammar structure. However agreeing and disagreeing is an important part of learning a language. So I’m going to break down grammatically how to agree and disagree in English and then show you how to ask and state your opinions.

    How To Agree In English:

    Positive Sentences (+) I think that Macs are better than PCs. To Agree with this sentence:

    • I do too.

    • Me too.

    • So do I

    Negative Sentences (-) I don’t think that Macs are better than PCs. To Agree with this sentence:

    • Neither do I.

    • Me Neither.

    How To Disagree In English:

    Positive Sentences (+) I think that Macs are better than PCs. To Disagree with this sentence:

    • I don’t. (You can add Oh, Really, That’s interesting, Wow to the beginning to add emphasis) Really, I don’t!

    Negative Sentences (-) I don’t think that Macs are better than PCs. To Disagree with this sentence:

    • I do! (You can add Oh, Really, That’s interesting, Wow to the beginning to add emphasis) Wow, I do!

    How to Agree with a ‘to be’ statement (am,are,is)

    Positive Sentences (+) I am hungry! To Agree with this sentence:

    • Me too!

    • I am too!

    • So am I.

    Negative Sentences (-) I’m not hungry yet. To Agree with this sentence:

    • Neither am I.

    • Me neither.

    How to Disagree with ‘to be’ statement (I’m not, isn’t, aren’t):

    Positive Sentences (+) I’m hungry. To Disagree with this sentence:

    • I’m not. (You can add Oh, Really, Wow, and other expressions for emphasis: Really, I’m not!)

    Negative Sentences (-) I’m not hungry. To Disagree with this Sentence:

    • I am! (You can add Oh, Really, Wow, Huh, and other expressions for emphases: Huh, I am.)

    How to Agree with Can:

    Positive Sentences (+) I can speak Spanish. To Agree with this Sentence:

    • So can I.

    • Me too.

    • I can too

    Negative Sentences (-) I can’t Speak Spanish. To agree with this Sentence:

    • Neither can I.

    • Me neither.

    How to Disagree with Can:

    Positive Sentence (+) I can speak Spanish. To Disagree with this Sentence:

    • I can’t.

    Negative Sentence (-) I can’t speak Spanish. To Disagree with this Sentence:

    • I can.