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English Conversation Practice | How to Make Small Talk

  
  
  

English Conversation PracticeDo you know how to make small talk in the United States? Americans  engage in small talk all of the time, in many different situations- at parties, at work, in the grocery store or after a class. Why should you learn how to make small talk? Engaging in small talk with native English speakers is a great opportunity for English conversation practice.  In this post, we will learn some of the most common small talk phrases and topics and the correct pronunciation and intonation for the phrases.  Watch the video to get started!

 

 

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3 Ways to Begin Small Talk:

 

  • "Hi, how are you? It's been awhile!"
  • "Longtime no see! How's it going?"
  • "How have you been?"

 


3 Common Topics for Small Talk:

 

  • appearance
  • current shared situation
  • the weather

 

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