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Good Manners Around the World




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Good manners around the world

I.�Choose the correct options to complete the sentences below.


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1. by women, is unladylike in Russia.
2.
In India, it is rude �any comment about a woman�s appearance unless�
�� she is a very close relative.
3.
�the "thumbs up" is considered an offensive insult. It is the�
�� same as giving someone "the finger" in the West.
4.
hands is an important business ritual throughout Europe and Britain.
5. In Indonesia, it is�not acceptable��before you are asked to by your�
��� host.
6. is often seen as a foreign custom in New Zealand.
7. It's bad manners �your shoes before you enter someone's�
���home in Japan.
8. In Taiwan,it is acceptable �on the table. It�s seen as a compliment to�
�� the chef and a sign that you�have eaten well and enjoyed your meal.
9.In most Arab countries, the left hand is considered unclean, and it is�
��� extremely rude it for a handshake or to wave a greeting.
10.In India, it is considered a disrespect to the host��food on plate
��� unfinished.
II.Watch the video and complete the sentences below.Then write T for true or F for false next to each statement.
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1. Americans don't even �they are making insults all the time without��conscious of it.
2. �the bottom of your shoes directly at someone as you �your legs, is considered offensive throughout the Muslim world.
3. �your legs in the U.S.A means that I want to curse the person I�m pointing the bottom of�the shoes at.
4. When Americans do the two-handed handshake they want � how much they appreciate meeting that person.
5. Americans their chances of doing business in the Muslim world when they do the two-handed handshake.
6. In the Muslim world, it�s OK��the left hand to shake someone�s hand.