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Teaching Good Manners to Children

In Age Etiquette, featured, Teenage Etiquette by treska roden

Teaching good manners to children in this lockdown is a great use of your time. It is never too early to start and this can set your children up for success later in life. Here are 7 essentials to teach your children: Say “please” and “thank you”. Your children must always say, “please” when asking for something and “thank you” …

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Channel 7 Sunrise

In Finishing Touch by treska roden

Finally, have the time to write about the past 2 weeks. As some may aware, a few students from my Finishing Touch course and I were on the Channel 7 Sunrise program. It was a great surprise when I found out Channel 7 was interested in our Finishing Touch course.  I was thrilled but at the same time realised there were so …

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Channel 10 Studio 10

In Dining Etiquette, Promotion by treska roden

I was honoured to be invited to appear on Channel 10’s Studio 10 programme to talk about modern day etiquette. They had asked me to cover 3 etiquette topics: table manners, shaking hands and the “do’s” and “dont’s” of mobile phones. I packed a large suitcase full of silver cutlery, china, crystal glasses, a tablecloth and serviettes for the table …

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Channel 9 Today Extra

In Dining Etiquette, featured, Gallery, Social Etiquette by treska roden

Channel 9 Today Extra filmed a segment promoting International College of Etiquette.  A big thank you to Channel 9 for the wonderful four minute etiquette presentation.  It aired on Tuesday 23 July on Today Extra promoting our College of Etiquette.  We had so much fun. There was such a great response from the public, Ladies like to know how to …

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POST COVID ETIQUETTE

In Corporate Etiquette, Meeting Etiquette, news, Social Etiquette, Teenage Etiquette, Travel Etiquette, Workplace Etiquette by treska roden

Post COVID etiquette may be a little early, but it is nice to think about it. As lockdowns begin to lift hopefully in a few months, we need to decide what’s safe, what’s friendly and what’s just rude. After a long time in lockdown and government deciding our social etiquette, the lifting of many COVID-19 restrictions is going to cast …

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AFTERNOON TEA ETIQUETTE

In Uncategorised by treska roden

Afternoon tea etiquette is important since afternoon teas became a lovely tradition in recent years. This way you will ensure your event goes along without a hitch. Step one in hosting an afternoon tea is setting up the table. It is an ideal occasion for finger foods. That means beyond teacups, saucers and plates, you just need a small selection …

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Three Foods to Eat Correctly

In Uncategorised by treska roden

Here are three foods to eat correctly. Even though we may be in lockdown, it is still nice to eat food correctly. It is also a good time to practice so that when we do come out of lockdown, you will be an expert. So here is the correct way to eat three foods. 1. SOUP: Hold the soup spoon …

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Japanese Dining Etiquette

In Uncategorised by treska roden

Japanese dining etiquette is very different from western dining etiquette. Unfortunately we are not in Japan right now to watch the Tokyo Olympics. However, that doesn’t stop us from enjoying Japanese food. Japanese culture which is centered on politeness, respect for people, age reverence, gracious apology for wrongdoing and living in harmony. It is important when eating in a Japanese …

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Formal Table Settings

In Corporate Etiquette, Dining Etiquette, featured, Finishing Touch, Social Etiquette, Teenage Etiquette, Workplace Etiquette by treska roden

Formal table settings can be daunting to navigate so let me make it easy for you. The Table Cloth:If it is a very formal dinner your starched white table cloth will fall to the floor. If it is a less formal dinner, your starched white table cloth will just cover the table with an overhang of about 20- 30cms.  You …