As a rule, studying English, we expect that it will be able to freely communicate and to meet new people. For some, this is the primary purpose of someone learning to speak a foreign language, in pursuit of other goals in the course of the study. Anyway, learning English should overpower everything. After all, this knowledge can be applied in the work with foreign colleagues or abroad. So what is the process of dating in the English language? First you need to learn certain phrases uttered in a given situation. But do not forget about etiquette, namely the rules of conduct to be followed when meeting new people.
Meeting in English without an intermediary
Good practice to introduction in English by a third party that represents the people and each other. But it is mainly the situation of an official nature. Let’s say you do want to meet the man. You should greet him (in more detail the vocabulary theme «Greetings in English» can be explored in the article of the same name) by selecting an appropriate phrase for this situation. Needless to say stranger Hello! / Hi!, Because these words imply an informal, friendly style. You do not know the person, so it is necessary to apply on the basis of the time of day: in the morning — Good morning, afternoon — Good afternoon, evening — Good evening. Then, perhaps, it would be logical to introduce, calling her name, and if required, and name. In English name verbalize name, last name and surname words or last name. That would look like the beginning of dating in the English language:
Good morning (afternoon, evening). My name is Dasha (Klimova).
If the situation in which an acquaintance of the English language, involves the use of business vocabulary and formal style, you need to start familiarizing with the expression Let me introduce myself, an analogue of which will be the expression — Let me introduce myself … or more formally Allow me to introduce myself … ( Let me introduce myself). The next stage of dating English is your desire to learn for the future companion. This you can do by asking what his name is — What is your name? And for a more formal style — How do I address you? / May I ask you: what is your name? (How can I contact you? Let me know your name?). The initial stage of dating English phrase ends exchange How do you do?, Which can be translated as Nice to meet you.
Meeting in English with the help of a third party
Before you learn the process of dating in the English language with the help of a mediator, you must remember certain rules of etiquette that accompany this process. First of all, do not forget that men are women, young people — older age, beginners — old friends and young girl — a married woman. Do not forget about gestures in the process of dating. The most popular of them — it’s a handshake, but to use it everywhere it is not necessary. Typically, this gesture is inherent in male acquaintance. However, before you go to this or that country, learn what gestures to move the people of the state, not to be trapped.
Independent man presenting a new person anyone calls the name of the sending first, and then the name of the person to whom are human. The mediator may employ the following phrases:
May I introduce you … Dmitrii Fedorov — Let me introduce you to … (Dmitry Fyodorov)
I would like you to meet … Dmitrii Fedorov — I’d like to introduce you to … (Dmitry Fyodorov)
This is … Dmitrii Fedorov — This is … (Mr. Fedorov)
Duty exchange expression How do you do? also present at the same time acquaintance in English. His response when meeting can be an expression that translates as «nice to meet you»:
- I am happy to meet you.
- Pleased to meet you.
- I am delighted (enchanted) to meet you.
Acquainted with the help of an independent third party or not, people still exchanged a few words that are general in nature and are an indication of a polite tone. When meeting in English, you may ask, how is a person (How are you (doing)? How are you getting on? How is it going). In return you can expect: I am well (fine), thank you. Marvelous (Thank you, fine. Fine). Before a stranger will never tell you about their problems, or that things are not going well at it.
After his visit in English, you should politely say goodbye and possibly wish for good luck and all the best. You will help the expression:
- Good bye — neutral
- See you soon (later) — I’ll see you
- Take care of yourself — take care of yourself