Match the following social expressions with their    

     responds.

 

1)    Some one sneezes. What do you say?   (   )

 

2)   You’re just  going to start eating. What do you say?   (   )

 

3)   Someone says ,“Have a nice day!“ What do you say?   (   )

 

4)   Someone thanks you for something. What do you say?   (   )

 

5)   Refuse an invitation politely.   (   )

 

6)   Your  friend  is ill. What do you say?   (   )

 

7)   You want to smoke. What do you say?   (   )

 

8)   You need the salt. It’s at the other end of the table. What do you say?   (   )

 

9)   A friend has just had a baby. What do you say?   (   )

 

10) Great a friend on December 25th.   (   )

 

11)  It’s a friend’s birthday. What do you say?   (   )

 

12) A friend is leaving for the airport. What do you say?   (   )

 

13) You’re late for a meeting. What do you say?   (   )

 

14) A friend spilt coffee on your best suit. What do you say?   (   )

 

15) You’ve just finished chatting to a friend. What do you say?   (   )

 

16) A friend can’t come to dinner. What do you say?   (   )

 

17) A friend offers to give you a lift home. What do you say?   (   )

 

18) A colleague gives you a birthday present. What do you say?   (   )

 

19) You want someone to pass your greetings on to another person. What do you say?   (   )

 

 

a.    That would be nice, thank you.   /  That’s very kind of you.

 

b.    Bless you!

 

c.    What a pity!  Maybe next time.

 

d.    Merry Christmas!  /  Happy Christmas!

 

e.    I’d love to come, but I’m afraid I have to …..

 

f.    That’s very kind of you!   /   You really shouldn’t have!

 

g.    I hope you feel better soon.  /  I hope you get better soon.

 

h.    Bon appetit.  /   Enjoy your meal!

 

i.      Don’t mention it! / You’re welcome! /  It was a pleasure! /  My pleasure!

 

j.     Bye, see you soon!  /  See you later!

 

k.    Sorry!  /  Sorry  I’m late.  /   Excuse me!

 

l.      Have a good flight / trip  /  holiday!

 

m.   Congratulations!

 

n.    You , too.  /  The same to you!    /   Thank you, the same to you.

 

o.    Could you pass the salt, please?

 

p.    Never mind.  /   It doesn’t matter.  /  Don’t worry.

 

q.    May I smoke?  /  Do you mind if I smoke?

 

r.     Happy Birthday!  /  Many happy returns!

 

s.     Give / Pass  my regards to …  / Remember me to  ….

 

 

 

 

 

Answers:

 

1-      b

2-      h

3-      n

4-      i

5-      e

6-      g

7-      q

8-      o

9-      m

10-  d

11-  r

12-  l

13-  k

14-  p

15-  j

16-  c

17-  a

18-  f

19-  s