The art of small talk to total strangers is very much part of Slovak language. Since the Slovak language uses
both the formal and informal tense (similar to French), many of the traditions of appropriate greetings are very much in practice to this date and are expected, and appreciated. Do not be surprised if people react
to you in an unexpected fashion if you commit a verbal faux-pas. The phrases in the following section may help you in ordinary circumstances throughout Slovakia, no matter in which situation that you may find yourself,
be it restaurant, street corner, hotel or post office.