Lesson 1: Greetings



Practice reading the dialogue with your tutor. After you are done, switch roles and go again! πŸ“˜

  • Kevin: Good morning. My name is Kevin.Β 
  • Dorothy:Β Excuse me. I think we’ve met before.
  • Kevin:Β I am sorry. I don’t remember.
  • Dorothy:Β That’s fine. It’s nice to meet you again!



Saying hello, introducing yourself, greetings, being polite, and saying goodbye. πŸ“˜

  • good morning / afternoon / evening / night
  • hello / hi
  • goodbye / bye / see you later
  • What is your name?
  • I am / My name is _______.
  • How are you?
  • fine / well / good / so-so / okay (ok)
  • thank you / thanks
  • nice to meet you
  • please
  • excuse me / pardon me
  • I am sorry.
  • take care
  • have a good morning / afternoon / evening / night



Go over the below vocabulary & expressions with your tutor. πŸ“˜

morning πŸ“˜
afternoon πŸ“˜
evening πŸ“˜
night πŸ“˜
hello or hi πŸ“˜
goodbye πŸ“˜
later πŸ“˜
excuse πŸ“˜
pardon πŸ“˜
sorry πŸ“˜
nice πŸ“˜
please πŸ“˜
name πŸ“˜
well πŸ“˜
fine πŸ“˜
so-so πŸ“˜
okay (ok) πŸ“˜
good πŸ“˜
not bad πŸ“˜




1) Make sentences using the words. πŸ“˜

  • Example: (good, how, you, are, morning) Good morning. How are you?
  • (well, I, am) _________________.
  • (me, excuse, name, is, your, what) ______________________.
  • (Dorothy, hello, are, you, how? Β ___________________________.
  • (am, I, so-so) ______________.


2) Fill in the blanks to finish the dialogue. Use the vocabulary in the table above to help. πŸ“˜


  • Kevin: Hello Dorothy. How are you?
  • Dorothy: I am _______.
  • Kevin: Have a good ________.
  • Dorothy: Thank _____.


3) Pick the correct words to make the sentence correct. πŸ“˜

  • Pardon me. My name is Kevin. What is your name/excuse?
  • Good later/evening. What/How are you?
  • Have a good morning/sorry. I will see you okay/later.
  • My name/Good morning. My well/name is Kevin.
  • How are me/you? I am fine/please.



4) Answer the questions. πŸ“˜

  • What is your name?___________________.
  • How are you? ___________________.
  • How do you tell someone good night? ______________________.
  • How do you greet someone? _______________________.
  • How do you tell someone thank you? ______________________.

Discussion Questions

  • Are you having a good day today?
  • How is your week going?
  • How is your family doing?
  • What is your favorite part of the day?


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