3. Small Talk

Why Small Talk is important in the US:

  • Small talk is a social norm, and seen as a short transitional conversation
  • This is one way for Americans to be friendly to one another
  • We use small talk to get to know each other
  • In order to really “feel” American, you will need to understand and engage in small talk


Tips for American Small Talk

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