ENGLISH FOR SOCIALIZING

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1. 1.FIRST MEETINGS

1.1. The host-small talk

1.1.1. Travel

1.1.1.1. When did you arrive? Did you have a good trip? Did you have any problems finding us

1.1.2. Accomodation

1.1.2.1. Where are you staying Hoe's the hotel

1.1.3. Place

1.1.3.1. Is this your visit to..? Have you had a chance to look around? What do you think of...?

1.1.4. Weather

1.1.4.1. How's the weather in..? Is the weather the same in..? I hope the weather is better in..

1.1.5. Closing the introduction

1.1.5.1. Ok. Lets get down to business

2. 2. SOCIAL PHRASES - RESPONDING

2.1. Offering help

2.1.1. Would you like me to..?

2.1.2. Shall I..?

2.1.3. Can I give you hand?

2.2. Requesting

2.2.1. Could/can you... please?

2.2.2. Would you mind-ing..?

2.2.3. Do you think you could..?

2.3. Asking

2.3.1. May.can I ..?

2.3.2. Is it ok if I..?

2.3.3. Do you think I could..?

2.4. Suggestions

2.4.1. I suggest that we meet later for a drink

2.4.2. Why don/t we meet later?

2.4.3. Shall we take a break?

2.4.4. Do you want a break?

2.5. A thank you

2.5.1. Thank you very much for your help

2.6. Surprising news

2.6.1. The stock market rose ten percent this morning

2.7. Bad news

2.7.1. I had cancel our vacation to Thailand

2.7.2. My aunt is sick

2.7.3. The restaurant is closed

2.7.4. It's just started to rain

2.8. A difficult question

2.8.1. What is the population of New York

2.9. An apology

2.9.1. I'm very sorry about it

3. 3. TALKING ABOUT JOBS

3.1. What do you do

3.2. What are your main responsibilities

3.3. Who is your boss?

3.4. Who do you work for?

3.5. What is your background?

4. 5. TALKING ABOUT HOME

4.1. Type of home

4.2. Place in the home

4.3. Typical actions in the home

4.4. Where is home

5. 6. TALKING ABOUT INTERESTS AND SPORT

5.1. Questions

5.1.1. What do you do in your free time?

5.1.2. What do you ussually do on the weekends?

5.1.3. Do you play any sports?

5.1.4. Do you like walking?

5.2. Sports

5.2.1. Do you play ?

5.2.2. Type of sports

6. 7. TALKING ABOUT MOVIES AND STAGE SHOWS

6.1. MOVIES

6.1.1. What's on?

6.1.2. People

6.1.3. The content

6.1.4. Types of movies

6.1.5. What did you think

6.1.6. Stage shows/theater

7. 8. TALKING ABOUT VACATIONS

7.1. Where did you go?

7.1.1. We stayed in a hotel We booked a time-share We went camping

7.2. How did you get there?

7.2.1. We flew to Argentina We drove through the States

7.3. What was it like?

7.3.1. The place

7.3.2. The geography

7.4. What did you see?

7.4.1. The sights

7.5. We had a great time!

8. 9. TALKING ABOUT BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

8.1. The economy

8.2. The company

8.3. Corporate strategy

8.4. Management-buzz words

8.5. The future

9. 10.TALKING ABOUT HEALTH AND LIFESTYLE

9.1. What's the matter?

9.2. Help!

9.3. Injuries

9.4. Serious illnes

9.5. Fitness and weight

10. 11.MAKING INVITATIONS

10.1. Inviting

10.2. Responding

10.3. Time

10.4. Place

10.5. Number

10.6. Formality

10.7. Confirming

11. 12. EATING OUT

11.1. Food

11.1.1. Meat

11.1.2. Vegetables

11.1.3. Ways of cooking

11.1.4. Seafood

11.2. In the reastaurant

11.2.1. As a starter could I have...

11.2.2. As a main course I'd like..

11.2.3. Can you recommend anything?

11.3. How was the food

12. 13.SAYING GOODBYE

12.1. Time to go

12.1.1. Ok, I'd better be off

12.1.2. I really should leave now

12.2. More comments

12.2.1. On behalf of us all, I'd like to say..

12.2.2. Keep in touch

12.3. Contact numbers

12.3.1. Let me give you my business card

12.3.2. You can reach me at

12.4. Goodbye

12.4.1. Final comments

12.4.1.1. Have a safe journey

12.4.1.2. Drive carefully

12.4.1.3. Have a good trip

12.4.2. Final responses

12.4.2.1. Thanks

12.4.2.2. I will

12.4.2.3. I hope so