Etiquette

Flowers, sweets and fruit always make good gifts Photo: Chase Clark (Creative Commons, Flickr)

Flowers, sweets and fruit always make good gifts
Photo: Chase Clark – Creative Commons, Flickr

Level 2
January 2011

What is etiquette?
Etiquette* is a set of rules telling people how to behave.
Different cultures have different rules.
For example, there are rules about eating, using cell phones and
greeting people.
*(say: eh-ti-kit)

Read the PDF.

Some rules in Canada are:

Illustration 1

Illustration 1
Hold the door open for someone behind you.

Illustration 2 If you bump into someone, turn around and say, “Sorry.”

Illustration 2
If you bump into someone, turn around and say, “Sorry.”

Illustration 3 Be on time for work, school and appointments. Call if you are going to be late.

Illustration 3
Be on time for work, school and appointments.
Call if you are going to be late.

Illustration 4 Bring a small gift when invited to someone’s home. Many people bring flowers or sweets.

Illustration 4
Bring a small gift when invited to someone’s home.
Many people bring flowers or sweets.

Illustrations by: Nola Johnston

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