Course curriculum

    1. A welcome by your tutors

    1. Choosing the right restaurant

    2. Extending the invitation

    3. Greeting guests

    4. Seating arrangements

    5. Conversation

    6. Interpreters

    7. Paying the bill

    8. Tipping

    9. The role of the guest

    1. Which item does what?

    2. Understanding the table setting

    3. Ordering from a menu

    4. Who starts first?

    5. Tricky foods

    1. Definitions of manners, etiquette and protocol

    2. Learn more

About this course

  • £80.00
  • 17 lessons

Investment options

This new self-guided online course is available at different price points to suit all needs.

  • £80.00

    30 days access + certification

  • £100.00

    60 day access + certification

  • £145.00

    365 day access + certification



William Hanson

Etiquette tutor

William joined The English Manner in 2008 before taking ownership in 2019. Based in London, William’s work sees him teach in the UK and all over the world, including in Europe, America, China, south-east Asia, and GCC countries. He is a trusted advisor and trainer to many official households, embassies, businesses and academic institutes. William is the author of the bestselling, irreverent manual of modern-day social mobility, The Bluffer’s Guide to Etiquette, and the more recent follow-up The Bluffer’s Guide to Entertaining. In 2020 he co-authored Protocol to Manage Relationships Today, published by Amsterdam University Press. He is a regular contributor to global media as an etiquette expert and believes good manners and etiquette are based on common sense and should be universal. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and in 2019 became a visiting lecturer at Georgetown University in Doha.

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