Today in “ispeakTIPS” we’re going to learn five different ALTERNATIVE WAYS OF SAYING "WHY".
1. How come? How come you never asked what happened? (Why did you never ask me what happened?) 2. How is it that…? How is it that you’re not coming to my party? (Why aren’t you coming to my party?) 3. Tell me the reason… Can anyone tell me the reason we always listen to him? (Why do we always listen to him? 4. What’s the point of…? What’s the point of talking to you? You never listen! (Why should we talk to you? You never listen! 5. How so? – You think Andrew’s parents are a little strange. How so? (You think Andrew’s parents are a little strange. Why?
Can you think of an example using one of these alternatives to saying “why”?