Look at the following pictures and find out which is bad manners and good manners?
Apologizing and expressing thanks
Excuse me. Forgive me.
I’m (very / so / terribly) sorry.
That’s all right./ That’s OK. / No problem.
I apologize for… Oh, well, that’s life.
I’m sorry. I didnt mean to …
Oops. Sorry about that.
Thank you. It’s beautiful.
Work in pairs, and talk about good manners or bad manners with your partners.
Listen to the tape and answer the questions:
What are the problems that Bill and Cliff talk about?
What does Bill say to apologise for taking the bike without telling Cliff?
Oh, ________________. I only used it to get to school because I was late.
1. Where are the two speakers?
A. In a car. B. In a restaurant. C. On the street.
2. What is the woman going to do?
A. Attend a party. B. Buy a silk dress.
C. Wear a new dress.
3. What’s wrong with Jane?
A. She has a headache. B. She has a toothache.
C. She has a stomachache.
Work in pairs and make a dialogues with your partner.
You may use the following expressions:
A: Aren’t you going to introduce me to him?
B: Oh, forgive me.I didn’t know you hadn’t met. Donna, this is Alex.
A: Hi, Alex. Nice to meet you.
A: Are these seats free?
B: No, I’m sorry. My friend is sitting here.
A: That’s OK.
interrupt Jordan Cliff apologise
fault introduce apology forgive
go over, mean to , be surprised
Apologise/ apologize 是不及物动词，常用于apologise to sb. (for sth)短语，意为“致歉；歉意”，make an apology = apologise。如：
I have come to apologise to you.我是来向您致歉的。
I apologized (made an apology ) to her for stepping on her foot.我由于踩了她的脚而向她致歉。
1. I apologize late.
A. to be B. being
C. for my being D. for being
2. I apologize my anger.
A. you for B. to you for
C. for you to D. you to
3. I to him for what I said.
A. excused B. apologized
C. pardoned D. explained