Socializing – part 3. Společenský styk – 3. část. Small talk. – nezávazná (společenská) konverzace. Definition. It is a conversation about things which are not important, to chat about subjects that both parties can contribute to regardless of background, education, or experience ,
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Socializing –part 3
Společenský styk – 3. část
– nezávazná (společenská) konverzace
The Czech language doesn't even have an expression for "small talk"
in metro waiting for a train to come
in art galleries or museums
at cocktail/dinner parties
doctor’s waiting room
before a business meeting
on the way to office/school
What are the situations when it is appropriate and even expected?
When do I Start a Small Talk?
UK and USA
Long story short,
you can initiate a small talk almost anywhere;
except probably public
toilets, which people
visit for reasons other
Duration of chatting varies greatly.
to exchange social niceties.
the whole event.
'talking about the weather'
British people do indeed talk about the weather a lot.
for these topics, read and
watch what is popular.
you can talk about why you don't like them.
to read the news everyday.
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