Students watch this video so they can listen to native speaker ‘s interactions using greetings
Key Vocabulary – Greetings, Leave- Takings and Introductions
- Good Morning (You can say “morning” only)
- Morning ,[Name of the person , people or term here ] : Morning , Guys
- Good Afternoon
- Good Night
- Good Evening
- How are you ?
- How are you doing?
- How is it going?
- Hey, [Name of the person]
- Hey, What’s up ( You can say “What up” or say “what’s up”)
- Hey, Buddy
- Hey, Guys (Guys is gender neutral)
- Hey, What’s going on?
- What’s the new?
Useful expressions to respond to Greetings
- It is good to see you or good to see you
- Not bad
- Pretty good
- Not Good
- Not much (It can be used to respond to what’ s up or what’s going on?)
Useful expressions for introductions
- What’s your name? My name is [Your name here]
- This is [name of a friend]
- I am [ [name of a friend]
- I am happy to meet you
- Nice to see you again
- Excuse me
- Thanks/Thank you
- Nice/good to meet you
- Nice meeting you too
- I am from [place, school ]
- See you
- See You later
- See you tomorrow
- See you in a few (In a few means in a few minutes or hours)
- See you around
- Take care
Verb To Be
You can also introduce the verb “to be” so students are ready when the time to create a dialogue comes.
Practice /Controlled Practice
Dictation is a great tool for teaching spelling because it allows children to use their spelling skills in a “real world” application. You can dictate some phrases to students to make sure they are getting the spelling right
The following worksheet has the vocabulary detailed in the presentation section + some awesome pictures taken from the American English at State facebook page + texts with some reading comprehension questions.
Students create a dialogue using greetings, leave-takings and introductions and they present it in front of class