Culture Note--meeting People For The First Time

10 Questions  I  By Cora
This exercise helps ESL students learn about different customs in different cultures. visit: Cora Chen's website

  
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1.  People in different countries have different ways of  _____________ one another for the first time.
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2.  In Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Columbia and Mexico, it is common for people to _________ one another when they first meet in most informal situations.
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3.  In the U. S. and Canada, people ___________ with the people they just met in both formal and informal situations.
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4.  In some ___________ situations, the French kiss one another when they first meet.
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5.  In Romania, Germany, Britain and some other European countries, people shake hands in __________ formal and informal settings.
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6.  In Japan and Korea, people always ___________ when greeting one another.
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7.  Some Chinese bow to greet people and show respect or ___________ , while others just wave their hands or shake hands with people they meet for the first time.
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8.  In Burma, Thailand and India, people press their _________ together close to their chests and greet one another with a slight bow.
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9.  In Iran, men greet men by putting their __________ over their hearts along with a little bow. They stand very close to one another, about 12 inches apart, when they talk.
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10.  Americans usually stand at least __________ apart from one another when they talk.
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