ESL Greeting Words


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You meet a good friend for some pizza. How should you greet him?

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1. You pass your boss in the hallway at work on Monday morning. How should you greet her?

2. Formal language is more _____ than informal language.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are some English greeting words? Assess your knowledge of these words and formal language by using the worksheet/quiz combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of this assessment is to check your understanding of:

  • How formal language differs from informal language
  • The best way to respond to a supervisor when asked how you are doing
  • When informal language should be used
  • Greeting a good friend
  • How to greet a boss

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how to greet a boss
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as informal language and formal language
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on English greeting vocabulary

Additional Learning

Learn more about these greetings by using the lesson called ESL Greeting Words. It helps you:

  • Look at examples of informal language
  • See when to use formal language
  • Determine how formal conversations should go
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