(This article is a collaboration between Leandra King, founder of this blog English with Leandra and author of The Culture Sensitive Phrasebook, and Dylan Gates of British English Coach and creator of the course Master Polite English. At the end of this article, look out for an invitation to our free, live lesson where we will teach non-native English speakers how to avoid being impolite in English.)
Polite English: does it matter? Does it really matter if you are polite in English or not?
How does being impolite or not polite enough affect you?
These are questions that will be answered in this blog post. However, before we can even begin to discuss the importance of politeness in English, we first need to establish what exactly constitutes politeness.
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