Softening advice

2011年 09月 07日 English Tips

There are times when you are giving advice to friend who has a problem.
In this case you may wish to speak more softly as well as give them some encouragement.
Tag questions can help you do this.

You could change jobs, couldn’t you?
You should probably call your parents, shouldn’t you?


例1   「転職できたのではないですかね?」
例2   「両親に電話をするべきじゃないですかね?」