Daily Greetings and Polite Conversation in English

English Course 1

The greetings and polite sentences are basic to get conversation started with friends, colleagues and strangers either face-to-face, through Skype, or over the phone. When we greeting someone in English, it is important to use the appropriate level of formal, informal, professional, or casual greetings. In this English lesson you will learn how to greet, introduce, say good bye and polite conversation to a person.

Formal and Informal Conversation

Before starting, we think it is important for you to know the difference between formal and informal conversation. Formal is more polite conversation, that we can use in office, with our elders, also with strangers. Informal is the casual and unofficial form of conversation. It is used when communicating with friends or family.

These are the most commonly used basic greetings that we generally used in our daily life to greet each other.

Daily Greeting Conversation

The following table contains the following: words and expressions in Hindi and English. Most of the below sentences are used for everyday life conversations, so they might come handy if you memorize them.

Hindi English
गुड मॉर्निंग, सर / डैड / बेटा Good Morning, Sir/Dad/Son
आपका अच्छा दिन हो Good day to you
गुड आफ्टरनून, सर / डैड / बेटा Good Afternoon, Sir/Dad/Son
गुड इवनिंग, सर / डैड / बेटा Good Evening, Sir/Dad/Son
गुड नाइट, सर / डैड / बेटा Good Night, Sir/Dad/Son
शुभ रात्रि Sweet Dreams
आपका अच्छा दिन हो Good day to you
आप से मिलने की आशा है Hope to see you
जल्द ही आपको देखने की उम्मीद है Hope to see you soon
आपसे मिलकर खुशी हुई Pleased to meet you
कल मिलते हैं See you tomorrow
इस सम्मान के लिए धन्यवाद Thanks for this honour.
यह ठीक है It’s fine.
बहुत अच्छा धन्यवाद Very well thank you.
आपका स्वागत हैं। Welcome!
अरे, दोस्त Hey! Friend!
अलविदा। See you later!
अलविदा। Good bye!
आपसे मिलकर खुशी हुई । Nice to meet you!
यह अच्छा है । Oh! That’s good!
नमस्ते Hi!
क्या हो रहा है? What’s up?

Daily Polite Conversation

These are the most common form of basic polite conversations that we generally used in our daily life. Language exists for communication. Most of the below sentences are used for everyday life conversations.

Hindi English
धन्यवाद Thanks
कृप्या Please
कृपा करे Kindly
आपके बाद After you
आपका स्वागत है सर Welcome, Sir
यह मेरा सौभाग्य है It’s my pleasure
माफ़ कीजियेगा Excuse me
क्षमा करें Pardon
मुझे अनुमति दें Allow me
कोई जिक्र नहीं No mention
आपका स्वागत है You are welcome
यह ठीक है It’s fine
मेरा सौभाग्य My Pleasure
आपका बहुत बहुत धन्यवाद Thank you very much
आपका बहुत बहुत धन्यवाद Many many thanks to you
मुझे भी आपकी मदद करने दो Let me also help you
ये सब आपका है It’s all yours
माफ़ कीजिए I beg your pardon
कृपया मेरी क्षमा याचना करें Please beg my apologies
खेद है कि आपको परेशान किया है Sorry to have disturbed you
मुझे कहने की अनुमति दें Allow me to say
क्या आप कृपया धीरे बोलेंगे? Will you please speak slowly?
कृपया ध्यान दीजिए? May I have your attention, please?
क्या आप कृपया थोड़ा खिसकेंगे? Will you please move a bit?
क्या आप मुझे बोलने की अनुमति देंगे? Will you please permit me to speak?
क्या आप कृपया मुझे बैठने देंगे? Will you please let me sit?
क्या आप मुझे एक मिनट दे सकते हैं? Could you give me a minute?
सलाह के लिये धन्यवाद Thanks for the suggestion.
मुझे आमंत्रित करने के लिए धन्यवाद Thanks for inviting me over.