English Conversation: How to Talk About Good News

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Sharing good news is a joyful experience for all and also an important part of daily conversations. The happiness and elation that follows boosts positivity and leads to a healthy and fruitful environment. There are several ways to share good news and respond to the same. Here are some of them:

Giving good news


  1. I am pleased to inform you that (we’d like to offer you the position of)
  2. I’d like to tell you that you have cleared the exams with flying colors.
  3. I am really happy to inform you that your proposal/project/request has been approved.
  4. I’v got some good news for you…you have been selected to represent our company/college at the national/international conference
  5. You might want to sit down for this. I have something to tell you (when conveying a surprise)


  1. Guess what?!! I got through!/ I got the job!/I got selected!
  2. I have some fantastic/incredible/amazing news…you have been selected for the MBA program!/Civil services!
  3. I have some great news to share. Our proposal was accepted by the client!
  4. Can you believe it? We/I/you/He/She has successfully cleared the test!
  5. Are you ready for this? Hold your breath. You might want to sit down. (for a surprise news)

Responding to good news


  1. Congrats and well done!
  2. Wonderful! Thanks for sharing.
  3. Congratulations
  4. That’s great news. All the best!
  5. I am so glad to hear that!
  6. I am very happy for you. Good luck!


  1. Whoa! That’s awesome news!
  2. Are you kidding me? That’s friggin’ incredible!
  3. I am thrilled to hear that!
  4. OMG! I cannot believe it. Congrats!
  5. That IS amazing news. This calls for a treat!


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