3 How to Introduce Ourselves? What’s your name?Haven’t we met (before)?I think we’ve already met.
4 I don’t think we’ve met (before). Am I disturbing you?May I introduce myself?
5 How to introduce two strangers to one another ….., I don’t think you’ve met ….I don’t think you know ……May I introduce you to ……May I introduce you…….,……….?……,do you know ……?
6 Continued: How to introduce two strangers to one another …, I’d like you to meet …….Have you two met/ been introduced?……, let me introduce you to Bob.This is …Meet …
7 Meeting a Person for the First Time Nice to meet you. (infml)Same here.It’s my pleasure.Pleased to meet you.How do you do? (fml)
8 Nice to see you.Welcome.Welcome to….I’d like to/Let me welcome you to…..
9 How to Return Ones’ Greeting Ken: Peter, I’d like you to meet Mary. Peter: How do you do? Mary: How do you do. Ken: Mary works for ... ************
10 Continued: How to Return Ones’ Greeting Ken: Peter, I’d like you to meet Mary.Peter: It’s a pleasure to meet you.Mary: How do you do.Ken: Mary works for ...************
11 Ken: Peter, I’d like you to meet Mary. Peter: How do you do Ken: Peter, I’d like you to meet Mary. Peter: How do you do? Mary: Pleased to meet you. Ken: Mary works for ... *************
12 Ken: Peter, this is Mary.Peter: How do you do?Mary: Pleased to meet you.Ken: Mary works for ..************
13 Greeting people next time you see them when arriving/ leaving
14 Formal Greetings: Arriving Nice to see you again.It's good to see you.Good morning / afternoon /evening.Hello …., how are you?Good day Sir / Madam (very fml)
15 Informal Greetings: Arriving Hi (there) / Hello/ Hey (there)Morning/ afternoon/ evening.How are you (today)?What’s up? (very infml)What’s new with you?
16 Continued: Informal Greetings: Arriving How’s it going?How are things?How are you doing? (very infml)Long time no see.
17 Welcome back!Welcome back to…..What’s wrong with you?What’s the matter with you?Are you alright?
18 Response: Very well, thank you. And you? (fml) Fine / Great (infml) What a pleasant surprise! It’s been a while.Not too bad. Busy as ever.
19 I’m okay / all right. You know how it is. Not too well, actually. Continued: ResponsesI’m okay / all right. You know how it is.Not too well, actually.I’m tired .I’m exhausted .I’ve got a cold.So so
20 …..says hi!……sends his/her love (to ….).…….sends his/her regards.
21 Formal Greetings: Departing Good morning / afternoon / evening.It was a pleasure seeing you.It is a pleasure/nice to have met you.(It was) nice meeting/ to meet you.
22 Good night. (after 8 p.m.)Give my love to …..when you see…..Give …..my best regards.
23 Informal Greetings: Departing Goodbye / Bye.See you (later/soon/then/tomorrow/nextweek).Say hello to ……..for me. Will you?Later (very infml).
24 See you around.Catch you later.So long.Have a nice weekend/ holiday/ vacation/ day/ great time.
25 Have a good one.Take care.Take it easy.Night.Night night.Bye for now
26 A: Good morning, Mrs. Breuer. B: Good morning, Mr. Bean. How are you?A: I'm fine thanks, and you?B: Not too bad. Mr. Bean, this is my husband Michael, Michael this is Mr. Bean, my English teacher.
27 A: Pleased to meet you.B: Pleased to meet you too. Are you from Germany, Mr. Breuer?A: Yes, East Germany, from Dresden. And you, are you from London?B: No, I’m from Derby, but I live in London now.
28 A: Well, goodbye Mr. Bean, it was nice to see you. B: Yes, goodbye.
29 Greeting TestGreat to see you again. I haven’t seen you ages.Welcome to our house. Come in and make yourselfHow do you do? I don’t think we’ve met
30 Hi Mary. Where have you been ......... yourself all this time? Good morning, sir. I hope you will have an enjoyable …….in our hotel.Good evening to you all. Let me find you a(n) ……..near the window.How are you, David? I must ……..you're looking very well.
31 Hello there. I just don’t believe it. You haven’t changed a … Hello there. I just don’t believe it. You haven’t changed a ….. since we last met.Ah, you must be Mary’s husband. Do come in and ……..everyone.Here you are at last! I hope your ……here wasn’t too horrible.
32 Greeting Test I’m afraid it’s ……..we left. Well, as they say all good things come to an …...Thank you so much for ……..us, you must come to us next time.Good bye then and ………me to all your family.
33 If we don’t leave now I’m afraid we’ll …….the last train. Looks ……..we ought to be going really as it’s got so late.Well, there’s ………for it but simply to wish you well and say goodbye.I’ve got some …….to do. Maybe we can have a drink later tonight.
34 Culture*Raise your hand in greeting. *Smile a polite greeting (but maybe hardly acknowledged). *Exchange greetings. *Send birthday/Christmas greetings or greeting cards *Greet somebody warmly/ give somebody a very warm welcome.
35 Greet ……with cries of welcome hugs and kisses * Greet ……with cries of welcome hugs and kisses. * A meet-and-greet at the school (parents and teachers)/after the show or ceremony/at the airport (to welcome strangers) * Get up from behind one’s desk to greet … * Shake hands
36 * To call and say hello and find out how ……..is doing. * kiss ……on the cheek* Grab ……..’s shoulder and hug.* Wave goodbye to……= wave ….off* Go to the airport/ the front door to see ……off