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English table manners

1. Dont pu your elbows on the table.

2. Sit facing the table and keep your feet under you, dont stretch them all the way under the table.

3. Never stretch over the table for something you want, ask your neighbour to pass it.

4. Take a slice of bread from the bread-plate by hand, dont harpoon your bread with a fork.

5. Dont bite into the whole slice, break it off piece by piece.

6. Vegetables, potatoes, macaroni are placed on your fork with the help of your knife.

7. Cut your meat into small pieces that can be chewed with easy. Cut off one piece at a time.

8. Chicken requires special handling. First cut as much as you can and when you cant use knife and fork any longer, use your fingers.

9. Dont use a knife for fish, cutlets or omelettes.

10. Dont eat off the knife.

11. Dont lick your spoon. Try to make as little noise as possible with your mouth full.

12. Never read while eating (at least in company)

13. Never spoil your neighbours appetite by critisising what he is eating.

14. The customary way to refuse a dish is by saying: No, thank you (or to accept, Yes, please or With pleasure). Dont say, I dont eat that stuff, and dont make faces to show you dont like it.

15. If you really feel hungry ask for a second helping. And finally, dont forget to say Thank you. for every act of kindness.

16. After stirring your tea remove the spoon, and place it on the saucer.

17. Dont use a spoon for what can be eaten with a fork. The forks are placed at the side of the dish in the order in which they are to be used (salad fork, fish fork, meat fork, etc).

By the way, English people do not wish each other Good appetite.

 

Active Words and Word Combinations:

bite -

slice -

special handling

lick ,

to refuse -

to make faces -

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