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  • Hello.

  • This is Elliot from E.

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  • English.

  • And welcome to another lesson today we're talking about manners, a really important part off English.

  • Whether you're coming to England, whether you want to learn more about British manners on the way we do things generally, this video will give you a better understanding off me on my people, the people from my country.

  • Now, this is a list of about five things that we do, which you should always consider always think about, if you're ever coming to England or you ever meet a British person and some of these rules do apply in other countries also.

  • But because this is a British English channel, we're just talking about British English right now on some of these, some people do.

  • Some people don't do.

  • But this is generally what I know about British manners.

  • So first of all, Number one is quite an obvious one.

  • Shaking hands.

  • Now, we always whenever we meet anyone new, any new people, usually it will be considered a good thing to do to shake hands when we meet them.

  • Now, some good tips on shaking hands make sure you do quite a good firm, strong handshake Don't break their hand.

  • So just not too hard, not too soft on usually when we handshake it Za rule that I've been taught by my family and in jobs with work is that you should always look into their eyes when you shake their hands.

  • It's not a rule, but it's just something I've always been taught on.

  • A smile is another thing, which has always used a lot.

  • We smile to each other.

  • When we first meet each other on, we'll say Hi, how are you?

  • And shake hands?

  • That's usually a general British meeting conversation.

  • That's how it begins on that is part of our manners.

  • Shaking hands and smiling a number two.

  • This'd involves doors.

  • You know, the doors that we get in and out off to go into a new room or to leave a building.

  • Let's say that you're walking through a door on there's somebody close behind you.

  • Maybe you don't know them.

  • Maybe you do know them, but usually it will be considered good manners to open the door and let the other person walk through.

  • Also, instead of just walking through and letting the door close in their face.

  • Some countries do things differently.

  • I've been to countries where people don't do this.

  • They don't hold doors open for people.

  • But in my country, you might be thought off the slightly rude.

  • If you don't do this, you don't have to do it just like all of these points.

  • But it is still something which you're expected to do.

  • A number three is queuing.

  • Or, as Americans might say, getting in line.

  • How chewing is when you que up in a line person behind a person behind a person behind a person.

  • We do this when we're in a shop on.

  • We want to buy something from the till when we're queuing to buy tickets.

  • When we're waiting toe, enter a building, we will queue behind each other.

  • I've been to countries once again where queuing doesn't exist.

  • People just walk up.

  • They'll push in front of each other.

  • Push in means toe walk in front, off the person who is in the line on a lot of people do this, you know, all over the world.

  • But in England, if you walked in front of someone in a line, it might cause some problems you don't want to upset anyone, So the best thing to do is just join the line behind the person at the back on.

  • This is something which is also considered good manners to get in a queue if there is one.

  • Number four is a little bit of a strange one eyes only because I've traveled a bit and I've noticed things that other countries do in my country.

  • We don't way don't spit in the street.

  • We usually cover our mouths when we cough or when we sneeze on.

  • Another good point is when somebody sneezes.

  • Sometimes it's considered polite.

  • Maybe if you know them to say Bless you after they sneeze.

  • It's a strange thing, and I know in other countries people say different things, but this is what we do.

  • We say, Bless you when somebody sneezes.

  • A number five is probably one of the most important ones because a lot of people don't understand this about the British people.

  • On is the words please thank you and sorry, these words air overused.

  • They're used too much in the British language.

  • Andi ItT's just part of our our culture.

  • We might sound like we're sorry for everything, even if we accidentally bump into someone on the street will say Sorry.

  • If we interrupt someone, we will say Sorry if we do something which we think might have annoyed someone, we will say sorry on it's the same with please.

  • Whenever we ask for something, we always say, Please.

  • Whenever somebody gives us something or does something for us, we will say thank you.

  • These words show how polite we are on.

  • I think we take it a little bit too far.

  • But if you don't say please and you don't say thank you, then it can make people think that you're rude and we're talking about manners here, and we're talking about British manners.

  • So make sure you use please thank you.

  • And sorry, Maybe don't try and overuse them.

  • Don't use them too much.

  • But always think about this word these words and think about whether you might need to say them.

  • There's an old saying, which is used on bits when in Rome.

  • Do as the Romans would do on this is simply what I'm trying to teach you.

  • If you come to England, just act the way we do do the things we do have the same manners as we have Still be yourself, but you'll be able to have better conversations.

  • Better English practice on make more friends if you have some of these simple skills and you'll be more like a native so that's just about it for this lesson.

  • I hope you found it helpful.

  • I will be coming with some mawr grammar video soon and some or general English lessons for you.

  • This was just a bit of a different video for you today.

  • Please send me any suggestions you have on in the comments.

  • I want you to write to me and tell me what other kind of manners do you?

  • What kind of rules do you have to follow in your country?

  • How different are they to England?

  • Please share in the comments.

  • I'd love to find out what your rules are in your country.

  • The kind of social rules.

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