Language functions

Functions theme 2

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Asking for information: person

  • Who?
  • Who is it?
  • What is your name?

Asking for information: time

  • When?

Asking for information: hour

  • What time is it?

Giving information: time

  • adverbs, prepositional phrases

Giving information: way, manner

  • prepositional phrases
  • like this (with demonstration)

Speaking to someone

  • Hello
  • Hello + first name
  • Mr. + surname
  • Mrs. + surname
  • Please

Introducing someone

  • Greeting + I am + name
  • Greeting + My name is + name
  • Hallo! I’m + name
  • (address form +) This is + name
  • This is + first name

Responding to being introduced to someone

  • Nice to meet you.
  • Hello
  • Hello, how are you?

Establishing communication

  • Hallo!
  • Well,…

Reacting

  • Hello
  • Yes?
  • Hallo!
  • (formal) How do you do?

Greeting people

  • Hallo (+ name )!
  • How are you?

Responding

  • Fine, thank you.

Asking after a person

  • Mr. + surname + please?

Responding

  • Yes, that’s me.

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