Thursday, 30 October 2014

How to be polite - Making Polite Requests

You are going to practise making polite requests


Note - this activity can be done in combination with this post
What is charm? http://efllecturer.blogspot.com.es/2014/05/what-is-charm.html



Discuss
  • Why are we polite to each other?
  • In what situations is it important to be polite?
  • Are you likely to be more impressed by someone who is polite?
  • In what ways do you show politeness or respect in your language?
  • Does politeness change according to language and culture?
  • How do we show politeness in English? What words or expressions do we use?

Look at the presentation.
Ask questions using the photos as prompts.








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