ENGLISH FOR SOCIALIZING

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ENGLISH FOR SOCIALIZING by Mind Map: ENGLISH FOR SOCIALIZING

1. TALKING ABOUT JOBS

1.1. What do you do? - I'm..

1.2. What are your main responsibilities? - I'm in charge of marketing the product.

1.3. Who is your boss? - I work with a person from Thailand.

1.4. Who do you work for? - We provide a range of products.

2. TALKING ABOUT MOVIES AND STAGE SHOWS

2.1. MOVIES

2.1.1. What's on? - There are five new films showing at the movie theater.

2.1.2. People - De Caprio played the lead in Titanic.

2.1.3. The content - The plot was very clear

2.1.4. Types of movies - Western

2.1.5. What did you think? - The critics gave it reviews.

2.1.6. Stage shows/ theatre -I have reserved seats.

3. TALKING ABOUT VACATIONS

3.1. Where did you go? - We stayed in hotel.

3.2. How did you get there? - We flew to Argentina.

3.3. What was it like?

3.3.1. The place - It is industrial

3.3.2. The Geography - It's flat/hilly/mountainous.

3.4. What did you see? - Did you see the sights?

3.5. We had a great time! - We put our feet up an relaxed.

4. TALKING ABOUT HEALTH AND LIFESTYLE

4.1. What's the matter? - I don't feel very well.

4.2. Help! - I need an Aspirin

4.3. Injuries - I cut my finger quite badly.

4.4. Serious illness - I think I have food poisoning.

4.5. Fitness and weight - I try to keep to a healthy diet.

5. MAKING INVITATIONS

5.1. Inviting - We'd like to invite you to dinner.

5.2. Responding

5.2.1. Accepting - Thank you...

5.2.2. Declining - I'd love to, but...

5.3. Time - Would Tuesday evening be okay?

5.4. Place - Where do you live exactly?

5.5. Number - There'll just be six of us.

5.6. Formality - What should I wear? Jacket and tie?

5.7. Confirming - Don't be late.

6. CROSS-CULTURAL TIPS

6.1. Body Language - The role of the handshake.

6.2. Formality - The use of titles and names.

6.3. Language and conversation - The complexity of your languauge

6.4. Invitations - Are invitations genuine or just polite?

6.5. Time - What is work time and what is personal time?

6.6. Society - The danger of responding to stereotypes.