EL Civics for ESL Students

Greetings Lesson, Page 2

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  • "Howdy" is an informal greeting.

  • It is a popular way to greet someone in southern and western states, especially in Texas.


What's up?

What's up?

  • "What's up?" is American slang. It is a very informal way to greet someone.

  • What's up? is a popular greeting among young people and people who know each other very well.


How's it going?

How's it going?

  • "How's it going?" is an informal greeting. It is a casual and friendly way to greet someone.
  • People who ask this question are usually trying to start a conversation.

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