The rules of manners and courtesy are the rules that should be considered in daily life of people and make life easier. Courtesy is a way of treating other people with respect and fine. In other words, it is a state of being careful against a situation or environment. It is a form of being subtle and polite. It is a set of fine and gentle behaviors that regulate social life without any legal sanctions or penalties. These rules vary from region to region, but also differ according to nations. Although there is no legal and legal sanction, it is a set of behaviors that express the subtlety and quality of the person.
To give a few examples of courtesy rules;
People should be greeted even if they have not met the elevator or people in close proximity.
People should not be interrupted, except in case of necessity, and if this is the case, it must be called 'excuse'.
It should be remembered to ask and thank you when something is requested.
When a promise is made, care must be taken to keep it.
Permission is required when the belongings of other individuals need to be used.
If the handshake is between two men, such as age size or being a manager is an important factor; If a lady in front of the person is the person who has to extend her hand first.
Care should be taken not to shake hands with gloves and, if possible, the gloves should be gently removed during handshaking.
When eating in a public area, one should take care to eat in front of him and if a product such as salt is desired, he should be asked to the person close to the salt.
Attention should be paid to meeting or appointments on time.
Attention should be paid to the rules of tolerance as well as the tone of speech. The tone of speech should not be loud enough to disturb the other person, nor should it be so small that the other person cannot hear.
When a door is knocked on, it should be positioned behind a click, not immediately behind the door, and not to see the interior completely.
When you enter a house, you should not try to float anywhere and sit at the place indicated by the landlord.
You should not constantly look at the clock when you are in a collective place or during your stay.
Compliment against the compliment should not respond.
Farewells should not be over-extended.
During the dining table and a number of rules must be observed. For example, in table layout; cutlery left, spoon and knife placed on the right. The knife should be used with the right hand. And then it should not be left on the table. The knife should be placed on the top half of the plate with the person facing sideways and the sharp side facing the inside. After use, the fork should be placed on the plate parallel to the knife and on the left side. The use of spoons is the same as the knife. And the spoon should be on the table to the right of the knife. In addition, forks for salads or desserts, forks for fish, teaspoons can also be used. The salad fork is shorter than a normal fork. If the salad is supplied with the food, the salad fork is placed on the left of the dinner plate and on the inside of the fork. For special dishes, the salad fork can be placed outside the fork. The fish fork is immediately to the right of the spoon to be flatter than other forks. When we look at the place of the napkins on the table, it is located on the left side of the forks in unofficial dishes and in the serving plate for official dishes. Napkins are put to the right of the plate in formal dishes after being used. It is not welcome to lay a hand on the plate or extend it to the waiter in order to facilitate the waiter's work except for the waiter's request.
It is not pleasant to fold napkins after dinner. This behavior is the case where one can expect more than an invitation. And during the meal, if there is a situation that requires getting up from the table, it should be left to the empty part of the table or to the person's own chair.
When extending a food on the table, it must be extended to the right and served to the persons present at the table before the time of receipt of bread or something. And no salt or pepper should be added during the meal, regardless of the taste of the food.

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