This week we discussed etiquette, what is the appropriate or most respectful way to behave in a variety of situations. The article that we used as a baseline for our discussion was Do You Know How to Behave? Are You Sure? How to text, tip, ghost, host, and generally exist in polite society today.
Learners should try a B2 level activity about manners.
For original version listening, try a podcast episode from Emily Post called Awesome Etiquette or from Were You Raised By Wolves? Etiquette, Manners, and Beyond!
Learners can try an activity from Breaking News English about Train Etiquette.
For original version, try an article describing typical etiquette in Spain. Do you agree with these guidelines?
This week for writing, imagine you are writing an article for a magazine explaining how to be polite in civil society in Spain. Think about a few contexts (work, nightlife, social contexts, transport) and some important dos and don'ts.