Transcript for People Skills Class Offered for Geeky Students
It turns out about stereotypes about techno geeks being -- is true. Teaching geeks people's skills. Here's abc's nick watt. Distilling liquor which is something that I did every day in chem lab. Reporter: Some of the brains of the generation but need help for fork skills. It's a cliche, uber-intellectual are socially ly awkward. Very kids socially inseptember? Definitely not true. But some times socially less experience. Reporter: That's where manners 101 at cal tech comes in. Polishing the socially less experienced to function in dessert forks. In the etiquette lab, they take no prisoners. We picked out the things that weren't the easiest to eat. Casual discussion. You don't discus, politics, religion. Reporter: Lot of people studied so hard maybe they missed out on the social side of life. It's all based on experience. It's doing it. Have you made an mistake already? No. Reporter: Reading the details. If you burp, cover your mouth and say, excuse me. My only suggestion, remember, when you talk, talk down to us, most of us aren't as smart as you, and talking over our heads just isn't polite. Were you taking notes? I was.
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