Once upon a time there was a pretty high standard when it came to having someone round for tea.
But things have changed, and with all the virtual communication we're losing some of those soft skills that are still important when you meet someone face to face.
So, what do we need to learn?
Joining The AM Show on Thursday was etiquette expert and founder of the Beaumont Etiquette School in New York, Myka Meier.
Watch the video.