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  22 Public Etiquette Rules

1, Chew with your mouth closed.
2, Don't talk with your mouth full.
3, Don't eat in the street.
4, Keep your elbows off the table. Don’t eat with your elbows on the table.
5, Avoid burping. If you have to, don't burp out loud.
6, Don’t reach across the table, instead ask someone to pass _________ over.
7, Do things like brushing your teeth and flossing at home.
8, Wash your hands after going to the bathroom.
9, Open doors for the elderly and for women. Hold doors open for whoever is following you in (or out), don't let it slam in their face.
10, Don’t let your children or your younger siblings act badly.
11, Use “please”, “thank you”, and “yes mam/sir”.
12, Don't shout. Keep your voice down. Don’t talk loudly into a phone. In a restaurant, cells should be silenced. If you receive an important call, you should excuse yourself and go outside to take the call. In a movie theater, cells should be silenced, or turned off, if possible.
13, When you meet someone new, shake their hand (not to hard or soft). If a friend introduces you to a friend of his, you should stand up, establish eye contact, smile and shake his hand (not to hard or soft).
14, Go to meetings or appointments on time.
15, Do not interrupt someone while they are speaking.
16, Turn away from people, food and the phone when you cough or sneeze. Cough or sneeze into your elbow or cover your nose or mouth with a napkin and proceed as quietly as possible.
17, If someone has done something nice for you (like give you a gift), send them a thank you note.
18, Don’t’ use bad language.
19, Don’t touch someone’s belly.
20, Don’t talk about people behind their back.
21, Don't ask a woman her age.
22, When you bump into someone, say “excuse me”.

公共场所礼仪 Public Etiquette - I

VocabularyDescription
accept
act
admire regard with respect or warm approval.
advise
angry
ask
behave
behave well
behavior
chew
cough
deal
eat
elder
etiquette Conventional requirements as to social behavior; proprieties of conduct as established in any class or community or for any occasion.
excuse
feel
foreigner
formal
get up
gift
goodbyes
greet
greetings
guest
hug
ill-mannered
impolite Not having or showing good manners; rude.
invite
interrupt Stop the continuous progress of (an activity or process).
know
language
manners
meet
misunderstand
misunderstanding
mouth
note
offense A breach of a law or rule; an illegal act. Annoyance or resentment brought about by a perceived insult to or disregard for oneself or one's standards or principles.
please
polite
punish
respect
rude
selfish
shake hands
slam
smile
smoke
sneeze
stand up
stranger
table manners A pattern of behavior that is conventionally required of someone while eating.
talk
thank you
voice
women
yes mam yes ma'am
yes sir

公共场所礼仪 Public Etiquette - II

VocabularyDescription
courteous Polite, respectful, or considerate in manner.
cultural literacy Cultural literacy is a term referring to the ability to understand and participate fluently in a given culture.
customary According to the customs or usual practices associated with a particular society, place, or set of circumstances.
punctuality Punctuality is the characteristic of being able to complete a required task or fulfill an obligation before or at a previously designated time. "Punctual" is often used synonymously with "on time".
offensive Causing someone to feel deeply hurt, upset, or angry.
taboo A social or religious custom prohibiting or forbidding discussion of a particular practice or forbidding association with a particular person, place, or thing.





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