Four-Hour English Etiquette Skills
8 – 12 year olds


First Impressions & Social Graces

  • Introducing ourselves to new friends and adults
  • Shaking hands
  • The importance of eye contact and smiling
  • Small talk and conversation
  • Speaking with clear diction
  • How to be a good guest when staying with others
  • Gift giving and receiving etiquette
  • How to behave at the cinema, theatre or concert
  • How to behave in cars, trains, buses and aeroplanes

deportment

  • Standing tall
  • Sitting well
  • Walking elegantly
  • Getting in and out of a car
  • Entering & leaving a room gracefully
  • Stairs and Lifts

    Dining Etiquette & Table Manners

    • Setting the table correctly
    • Being confident with holding and using all types of flatware (cutlery)
    • Which bread plate and glass to use
    • Napkin placement and use
    • Knowing when to start and pacing your meal
    • How to eat awkward cuisine
    • How to cope if things go wrong at the table
    • Passing and offering food
    • When to excuse yourself from the table
    • The difference between formal and informal dining

    Modern Technology and Traditional Correspondence

    • Different styles of communication
    • How they compliment each other
    • Good manners in the online world
    • Internet Safety for Children
    • Cyber bullying and what to do if it happens
    • Mobile phone etiquette
    • Gaming etiquette
    • Social networking etiquette
    • Formal and informal letter writing
    • Invitations and RSVP etiquette
    • Writing thank you notes

    Course Duration
    4 Hours – £650

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