6.3. Mind your Manners
p. 169, ex. la) to show your choice in food:
I don’t like milk.
I like cheese.
p. 169, ex. lb) to name one of two things at dinner table:
I don’t like milk either. Let’s have tea.
p. 169, ex. 1c) what you don’t do at dinner table either.
I'd like either a banana or a pear.
p. 169, ex. 2a) He is too old to start playing tennis.
No, he is young enough to start playing tennis.
p. 170, ex. la) What do they eat with? They eat soup with a spoon.
They eat salad with a fork.
They cut bread with a knife.
p. 171, ex. lb) How do they protect a table
top from food or drink?
We use a table coaster and a table mat to protect a table top from food or drink.
p. 170, ex. 2b) The boy is too active to sit at the dinner table.
The girl isn’t well-mannered enough to use a fork.
The girl is too little to eat herself.
The girl is old enough to use a fork and a knife.
p. 171, ex. lc) How do you protect their clothes from food or drink?
We use a serviette and a napkin to protect our clothes from food or drink.
p. 171, ex. 2. We, the English, pay much attention to table manners. We teach our children how to behave at dinner table. There are special rules about eating. First of all, we put a table coaster and a table mat on the table for dinner to protect a table top from food or drink. We place a knife to right of a plate and a fork to the it’s left. Of course, we use a serviette and a napkin to protect to our clothes. If you follow these rules nobody will say that your table manners are bad.
Work in groups and make a list of do’s and don'ts at the dinner table
|Use a knife and a fork. Put a table coaster and a table mat on the table. I like when people||
Don’t talk while eating.
Don’t put too much food on your plate.
Don’t be too active at the table.
p. 171. At home. I like when people use a fork and a knife. I like when people use a serviette and a napkin. I dislike speaking while eating.
p. 172, ex. 2.1. Why did the children have an improvised dinner at school. — They spoke about table manners.
2. What did they have for dinner? — They had some bread, tins of stewed steak, apples and — toffees
3. Who fixed dinner for the children? — The teacher did.
4. What kitchen objects were of help? — The thing for mashing potatoes and the tea-strainer.
5. Were table manners easy enough to follow? — Yes, they were.
p. 172, ex. V. 1) The children had dinner amid great good-humour and without any table manners. They saw a lot of new things.
p. 174, ex. 2. A. I think it is very important to have good table manners.
B: Please tell me what I should do.
A: Firstly, remember to behave yourself in a proper way. Besides put a table coaster and a table mat.
B: And what about protecting the clothes? A: You’ll be safe if you use a serviette and a napkin. Never forget about the etiquette. B: Should I use a fork or a knife?
A: I think you’d better put the knife on the safe side.
B: Thank you very much, you know how to behave.
A: Mind your table manners.
B: Don’t worry, I will.
p. 174, ex. 3. One day the teacher broke the news to the children and said we were all staying at school for dinner. She said that we are going to celebrate the end of the term. She brought some fruit, cakes and cheese for sandwiches. We made tea and used a tea strainer. We presented our teacher with flowers. We all were happy.
p. 174, ex. VI. Don’t put elbows on the table.
Be always grateful.
Never speak while eating.
Hold forks and knives correctly.
Sit up straight.