A] Informal Greetings: Hi /Hello, How are you?When you meet someone you knowReply: Fine Thanks. And you? Not bad. How about you?
Formal GreetingHow do you do?When you meet someone for the first time.Reply: Pleased to meet you. Or How do you do?
B] Formal Farewells ‘goodbye’ Nice to meet youReply: Nice to meet you too
Informal SituationBye. See you later ____ planned to meetBye. See you soon _____ No Plans
Goodnightwhen you say goodbye to someone late at NightHave a nice weekend ___ to a colleague or a friend on Thursday afternoonReply: Same to you
C] Happy Occasions & Celebrations- Happy Birthday- Happy New Yearat the beginning of the year-
Say ------ Congratulations1. To someone who has just passed an exam / got a job / got engagedReply: Thank You
Say ----- Excuse me1. To get someone’s attention2. To tell others you want to leave the room.3. When you want to get past someone e.g. a crowded place.
Sorry1. To apologize2. When you want someone to repeat what they have just said
Good LuckBefore a difficult situation e.ga match an interview an exam a driving test
Hard LuckTo someone who has not succeeded or After losing a match
WelcomeTo greet guests to your house or Country
Watch OutTo warn someone in crossing the road about to drop something
Take Care1. As Watch out2. Informal greeting ‘bye’
Say 1. I’m in the dark2. I didn’t catch it3. I’m not following youIf you don’t understand directions that someone gives you
SayI’m fed up with ………. StudyingI’m sick of it …… liesTo express frustration
SayWhat do you do? = What is your job / occupation?I’m a doctorI work as a teacher