Write five to eight sentences in response to one of the questions below.
In your culture, what is the polite or appropriate way to;
- to greet someone
- to receive a gift
- to say good bye
- to show respect to sb
- to be polite to sb
Refer to Reading Skill/p.49 => Write
- your response as Main Idea,
- the fact/reason as Supporting Detail(s),
- and explain it/them clearly with examples.
[TS] When someone gives a gift in a formal situation, tend to receive a gift in a behaved manner.
<= [SS-1] First, tries to look surprised by the gift because they don’t want the giver to think it was expected.
[SD-1] In some cases, often refuses to take the gift until the giver repeatedly asks to take it.
<= [SS-2] Also, don’t open the gift right away because they’re afraid to look childish.
[SD-1] don’t want to mess around the place with the wrapping paper, either.
[CS] the giver nor the receiver of a gift wants to make a big deal of it in Japan, at least in front of each other.