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How To


- Greet people (informal)


- Greet people (formal)


- Introductions


- Small talk


- Saying goodbye

men greeting each other
This programme is about greetings and the language you might use if you're greeting people in quite formal contexts and/or want to sound polite

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morning sir
Mr Jones
Mrs Smith

Language in the programme
How are you?
It's lovely to see you again!
It's been a long time, hasn't it?
How are things with you?

Examples of situations where you might use formal greetings
Working in the service industry, e.g. a restaurant, hotel, travel agent
Greeting someone older than you
At work, when speaking to your superiors
Meeting a VIP e.g. a politician
Being polite to someone you don't know very well


Now it's time for you to have a go at practising the language we've looked at in this programme. Read the context for each question, then arrange the words into sentences. Good luck!

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