How to start a conversation with a stranger, lesson 1

Starting a conversation is not very easy for every one , In this lesson you will learn how to start a discussion with a stranger. Some people do not know the proper way of starting a conversation.

A conversation between two students.

Common phrases used in starting a conversation

How to start a conversation

 Remember the following tips before starting  conversation 

  • Start with having a nice smile on your  face 
  • Give a short introduction about yourself.
  • Share your qualifications detail shortly.
  • Share something about your professional skills if necessary.

How to start a  conversation

Good morning , Good day, Good afternoon, Good evening:

We use Good morning from morning to 12:00, after 12:00 Good afternoon, Good evening after 18:00 or after dark. The easiest way to say goodbye in English is: “Bye”

You can use formal expressions: “Goodbye”
Please note the spelling! If you write good morning, write two words. Here we have one word.  We write Goodbye together. We can also say goodbye with these words:

“See you” – “See you soon”!

Note that you can say byesee you and see you soon with colleagues.   When we talk with teachers, we will say (Formal expressions) “goodbye”.

All above four sets may be used at any time of the day.
Say “Good Night” at night.
We write ‘Goodnight‘ together and we write’ Good morning’ apart.

At the end a little more information about English slang.
See you – can also take the form of See you. On the Internet you can often

find abbreviations:

CU – See you

BB – Bye bye

The greeting “Good morning” is used to getting up early and

to the start of lunchtime.
Good morning greeting is not repeated on the same day to the same person.
We can say “good morning” as a greeting after getting up.
Often (especially younger ones) say “Hello”.
In some areas, instead of “good morning” and “hello” some people say “Good day

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