Apologising

From Teflpedia

Apologising or making apologies is an interactional language function.

In English, we might say:

  • Sorry!
  • I’m (so) sorry
  • I apologise
  • I sincerely apologise (for [NP])
  • Please accept my apologies
  • I regret…


Students may confuse apologise (v) with apologies (n)