Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Basic Social Encounters (a) Greetings

Simple greeting.

General greetings.
How are you?
How's it going?
What's up? (info)
What's going on?

Greetings for various times of the day.
Good morning.
Good evening.

Greeting for a person you haven't seen in a long time.
I haven't seen you in years!
Long time no see!(info)

Expressing surprise at meeting someone.
What a surprise to meet you here!
Fancy meeting you here!
Never thought I'd see you here!

After you have greeted someone.
Haven't we met before?
Didn't we meet at that party last year?
I'm sorry! I have forgotten your name.

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