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How To


- Greet people (informal)


- Greet people (formal)


- Introductions


- Small talk


- Saying goodbye

People greeting each other

How to greet people (in informal contexts)

There are all sorts of different ways to greet people. In this programme, we learn some of the most popular and useful expressions for greeting friends or other people in relaxed situations.

After you have listened to the programme, get some more practice with the quiz below.

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Saying hello
Hey Jane!
Hi Jane!
Alright, Jane!
Alright, mate!
Asking someone how they are
How are you?
How you doing?
How you going?
How's it going?
You alright?
Saying you are well
Good, thanks!
Fine, thanks!
Not bad, not bad!
Alright, thanks!
I'm OK!
Returning the question when someone has asked if you are well
And you?
How about you?
What about you?


Vocabulary activity
Look at the sentences below. Use the drop down menu to choose the correct word to complete each sentence. To find out if you are right or wrong click the 'Check answers' button.

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