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    Table manners play an important part in making a favorable impression. They are visible signals of the state of our manners and therefore are essential to professional success. Take the following quiz to see how many table manners you have.
    COMPASS - George Mason University
    Can I say "one table manner"?
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    No.

    '... to see how many table manners you have' is not natural.

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    What should I say? How many kinds of table manners?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    What should I say? How many kinds of table manners?
    Say this:
    "Take the following quiz to see how good your table manners are."

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     Japanese people have some special table manners:
    1. Many Japanese people slurp when they eat ramen
    (hot noodles). They’re enjoying their food.
    2. They don’t eat soup with spoons. They hold their
    bowls to their mouths.
    3. They keep their chopsticks on the chopstick rests,
    not on their bowls.
    4. Waving chopsticks in the air during the meal is
    not polite.
    5. Some Japanese people eat sushi without using
    chopsticks. They use their fingers.
      These are some special table manners for Japanese
    people. Don’t forget these table
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    Can I say "there are five points of Japanese table manners mentioned above"?

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