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Questions on the french culture. How they say hello and what is the polite way to do things.

Shake hands

Do boys kiss on the cheek or shake hands when greeting?

Kiss on the cheek

Do girls kiss on the cheek or shake hands when greeting?

Bonjour

When you are addressing an older person what is th epolite way to say hello?

Yes

Are gestures used often in french speaking countries?

Le college

What is the french word for junior high?

Le lycee

What is the word for high school?

Seconde, premiere, and terminale

Put the high school grades in order from least to greatest.

Le Bac

What test do you have to pass to get to college?

24-hour system

What time system do they use in french speaking countries?

Wednesday

When do they usually have the afternoon off?

Window shop

Is it more common to see people browsing inside stores or window shopping?

Une librairie-papeterie

What is the name for a store that specializes in school supplies?

Buy them

Does the school give them there textbooks or do they have to buy them?

Euro

What type of money is used in most of Western Europe?

Comma

Instead of a decimal point in the price what do they use?

Metric system

What measuring system does French speaking countries use?

MJC

Whats a place that sponsors all kinds of social, cultural, and educational activities for young people?

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