Ex. 3. Are these sentences true or false in your understanding? Correct the false ones.
Ex. 2. Choose the most appropriate expression in the following situations.
Introducing People and Answering an Introduction
Ex. 1. Identify the type of situation (formal, neutral, informal) and introduce:
· yourself to your groupmates
· a close friend to your mother
· a group mate to the English teacher
· a senior colleague to your friend
· your teacher to your parents
· your bank manager to your brother
· yourself to a new group mate (colleague)
· one guest at your party to another
1. When you want to introduce the members of your family to your friend you say:
a I'd like to introduce… b This is… с Nice to meet you.
2. When you are introduced to someone in an informal situation you say:
a Hello. b How do you do? с Pleased to meet you, Nick.
3. If you want to introduce someone in a formal situation you say:
a Let me introduce Mr. Brown. b Here is Mr. Brown. c Meet our new colleague.
4. If you don't know whether it is necessary to introduce two people, it is better ask one of them:
a Are you acquainted? b Do you know Mr. Brent? с Have you met Mr. Brent?
1. A woman is introduced to a man first.
2. The young are presented to the old.
3. Being introduced you say: “How are you?”
4. Being introduced you say: “Glad to see you”.
5. You stand only in case you are introduced to a woman.
6. In France you are expected to shake hands with everyone you meet.
7. People in Britain shake hands just as much as people in Russia.
8. In France people prefer talking about business during meals.
9. It is not polite to insist on paying for a meal if you are in Italy.
10. Visitors to Germany never get taken out for meals.
11. German business people don’t like being called by their surnames.
12. Italian professionals are usually addressed by their titles.
13. A humorous remark is welcomed everywhere.