Discuss in group about politeness

Exercise 1

You are a supervisor. A migrant employee complains about the rudeness of the other employees. You think that they don’t treat him any differently. How do you solve the situation?

Exercise 2

You are a teacher. You have two migrant students with the same ethnic origin in your class. They often use gestures which are not understandable to you. You have noticed that the other students are bothered too. What do you do?

Exercise 3

List five things you consider rude and then compare your answers with other members of your group.

Exercise 4

Have you experienced a situation where someone was over-polite? What was the situation? What was confusing?