10 Great Ways To Say Hello In English

welcome sign with hyacinth

Welcome to the TextRanch Blog

Hello and welcome to the TextRanch blog!  I invite you to visit us each week in this space to discover new writing tips and English skills. In this first post we will begin with a very easy, but very important, English word:  hello.


Hello is a very basic word used for greeting someone in English — most of  you already know this word.  Although hello is a good all-purpose greeting (it will work in almost every situation), there is no need to limit your vocabulary to just one word. There are as many different words used for English greetings as there are countries where English is spoken!  Some of them are only used in a specific region, some are more formal, and some are very casual. Continue reading