Social Skills Survival Guide: A Handbook for Interpersonal and Business Etiquette

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Sixty percent of Americans now rate manners and politeness as the most important quality to encourage in children. Since the 1960s youth revolution, our society has increasingly sought personal gratification without regard for the needs of others. Now June Hines Moore has written a Christian-based guide to steer them into "loving others as they love themselves". Social Skills Survival Guide will help young people learn the rules of good manners and give them confidence based on ...
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Overview

Sixty percent of Americans now rate manners and politeness as the most important quality to encourage in children. Since the 1960s youth revolution, our society has increasingly sought personal gratification without regard for the needs of others. Now June Hines Moore has written a Christian-based guide to steer them into "loving others as they love themselves". Social Skills Survival Guide will help young people learn the rules of good manners and give them confidence based on who they are in Christ.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805426335
  • Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 6/28/2003
  • Pages: 163
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmens xi
Introduction 1
1. What Are Manners and Etiquette for Young Adults? 3
2. First Impressions 6
3. Introducing Others 12
4. Making Conversation 17
5. Dressing to Achieve 21
6. Manners in Public Places 31
7. Dating Manners 41
8. Success in Job Interviews and on the Job 50
9. RSVP and Personal Correspondence 64
10. Telecommunications 72
11. Weekend or Overnight Guest 80
12. Recreation and Sports 84
13. Dining in a Restaurant 90
14. Dining in a Private Home 93
15. General Table Manners for Any Occasion 98
16. Dining in a Restaurant with a Date or Other Guest 101
17. Special Situations 106
18. Formal Dining 108
19. Buffets and Other Forms of Stand-up Eating 122
20. Rules for Joining a Club 124
21. Patriotism 127
Appendix A Food Glossary 129
Appendix B How to Eat Difficult Foods 131
Appendix C Tipping 137
Appendix D Questions and Answers 140
Endnotes 151
Bibliography 154
About the Author 156
Index 157
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