Greeting People Formal Informal ResponsesHello Morning IF GOODGood morning Hi / Hey / Yo Great/nice/FantasticHow are you? Whats up? IF SO-SOHow do you do? How is it going? Not bad/so so/ How’re you doing? I can’t complain.How is everything? How are things? IF BAD Bad/Lousy/ Not good
Example 1 : Informal (You can use it greet your friends or a familiar person.) • Bob : Hello, Joy. • Joy : Hi Bob. Nice to see you. How’re things? • Bob : So….so, thanks. • Joy : How was your birthdays? • Bob : It was very lovely, that’s a pity. You didn’t join us. • Joy : Sorry. I hope to join with us later. • Bob : Don’t worry. Bye, see you then. • Joy : Bye. Lucky you!
Example 2 : formal (You can use it greetsomeone you do not know well or older then you. ) • Mr. Somsak: Good morning, Mr. Peter. • Mr. Peter.: Good morning, Mr. Somsak. How are you? • Mr. Somsak : Im very well, thank you. And how are you? • Mr. Peter.: Quite all right, thank you.
Example 3 : formal (Meeting someone for thefirst time) • Tony : Hello, my name’s Tony. • Pattrick : Hi, Tony. I’m Pattrick. How do you do? • Tony : How do you do? *How do you do? = use a formal greeting when you meet somebody for the first time and the reply to this question is to repeat the phrase, How do you do?
Introduction People Introducing yourself Introducing other peopleCan/ May I introduce myself? Can/May I introduce myMy name’s …. friend?Let me introduce myself. This is … .My name’s … . Have you met … ? I would like you to meet … Hello. My name is…..? I want you to meet …
Additional sentences• How do you do? - How do you do?• Nice to meet you. - Nice to meet you, too.• Please, call me … . - Then you must call me …
Practice• Make up a conversation about “Greetings” in pair.ExampleMike : Good morning, Mr.Barry.Barry : Good morning, Mike.Mike : How are you this morning?Barry : Very well, thank you.Mike : Did you have a nice week-end?Barry : Yes, thank you.