Week 5 – Small Talk

What is small talk?
Small talk is pleasant conversation about common interests.

Making Small Talk
The ability to make ‘small talk’ is highly valued. In fact, many English students are more interested in making effective small talk than knowing correct grammar structures – and rightly so! Small talk gets friendships started and ‘breaks the ice’ before important business meetings and other events.

Download the worksheet PDF:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/45852891/CEO/Small%20Talk.pdf

Being Active and making small talk (beginner)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-h7ExH9nmo

Seven steps to small talk at work (beginner)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQw23A4PlO4

ANOTHER VIDEO FOR INTRODUCTIONS AND FIRST CONVERSATIONS
Making small talk at work (intermediate)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfunlllTF8Y

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