Friday, October 25, 2013

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Basic Greetings in English

greeting (noun): saying hello; a polite word of welcome
greet (verb): to say hello; to welcome somebody
(The opposite of greeting is farewell - saying goodbye.)
There are many ways to say hello in English. Sometimes you say a quick hello as you are passing somebody. At other times a greeting leads to a conversation. Friends and family members greet each other in a casual way. Business greetings are more formal.
On the following pages you can listen to and practise greeting people in a variety of situations.
In this lesson you will find:
Tips: language and gestures that native speakers use
Useful phrases: words and expressions that native speakers use
Pair practice: sample conversations with audio (practise with a learning partner)

Begin Here:

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