Do you know what to say when you meet somebody for the first time? Do you know how to introduce two people to each other?

How do you introduce yourself or somebody else? And how would you end a conversation in a polite way? Well, you have to know since you are going to a party this evening... A cocktail party with the rest of the English students. OK, it may not be tonight (depends when you're doing this exercise) but you need to be prepared when it's time, so take a look at the examples and questions below.

 Check yourself

Do you know what to say when two of your friends meet for the first time? You're having a dinner; do you know how to leave for the kitchen without seeming impolite?

If you're not quite sure:

Listen to this conversation from a pub

Think about what you hear on television and read in novels.