Terms in this set (54)
= say hello. Ex. How do American men _________ each other?
= move up and down. Ex. American usually ________ hands when they first meet.
= lower your head or body. Ex. Asian people often ________ when they meet each other.
= hold another person to show feeling of love or friendship. Ex. American often _______ each other when they say hello or goodbye.
= remove. Ex. People in Japan usually ________ their shoes when they go in a house.
= not take off. Ex. Americans usually ________ their shoes on when they enter a house.
= look at another person's eyes. Ex. In American it is important to make _________ when you speak to someone.
= nice, normal behavior; the opposite of rude Ex.In the U.S., it is _______ to hold a door for someone.
= normal; most people do this. Ex. It is ________ for Americans to smile at strangers on the street.
= thinking that someone or something is important. Ex. It is important to show ________ to older people.
= meet; spend time with someone. Ex. Let's ________ soon!
= to say you will do something. Ex. He __________ to take care of her.
= words you say to God/gods. Ex. The priest said a _________ at the wedding.
= giving and receiving. Ex. Couples usually _________ rings at weddings.
= the day when someone is born. Ex. Everyone came to my _______ party.
= the day someone comes into the world. Ex. She was ________ in 1998.
= stop living. Ex. He ________ a few years ago.
= stop working for the rest of your life. Ex. She _________ last year.
= to finish school. Ex. She will _________ next year.
= to agree to marry someone. Ex. They got __________ last month.
= had a wedding. Ex. They __________ in Hawaii.
= a holiday trip for a couple after their wedding. Ex. They went to Paris on their __________.
= a large party to celebrate something. Ex. The __________ was held at a hotel.
= to do something to show that an event or a day is special or important. Ex. How do people __________ New Year's in your country?
= become an adult. Ex. I __________ in California.
= to change into something else. Ex. At what age do people __________ adults in your country?
= not a child anymore; full grown. Ex. At what age do people become __________ in your country?
= to write or say which person or thing you want. Ex. Americans can _______ when they are 18.
= the ceremony when two people get married. Ex. They had a beautiful __________.
= the ceremony when someone dies. Ex. She spoke at her mother's ___________.
= when people are together to have fun or celebrate something. Ex. We are going to have a _________ next Saturday. Can you come?
(Also: 'I moved out of my homestay' or 'I moved into an apartment)
= when somebody changes where they live. Ex. I __________ to an apartment in Pleasant Hill last month.
my own place
= (3 words) a house or apartment where you live by yourself. Ex. I have __________.
= an event with traditional actions to mark a special time. Ex. They had a guest speaker at the graduation ____________.
= become part of a group. Ex. He _________ the army after college.
= (two words) a card that says you can drive a car. Ex. In the U.S., you can get a _________ when you are 16.
= it is okay to do something. Ex. In the U.S. people are __________ to drink when they are 21.
= the date that something important happened. Ex. They went out to dinner to celebrate their wedding ______________.
= a time when people celebrate, usually on the street. Ex. There was a ________ to celebrate the new year.
= (2 words) when you leave a place. Ex. We are having a __________ party for him before he leaves for college.
= things people have done for a long time in their group or culture. Ex. It is _________ to eat turkey on Thanksgiving in the U.S.
= a paper to show that you finished school. Ex. He got his ___________ at the graduation ceremony.
= traditional things that people do. Ex. In that culture, it is the _________ for the bride's family to pay for the wedding.
= small containers that explode and make lights or noise. Ex. Many people watch ________ on New Year's Eve.
= to pay for someone's meal. Ex. At a restaurant, people often say "Don't worry, it's my _________."
= to say something nice before drinking alcohol. Ex. In the U.S., the best man often makes a _________ at a wedding.
= to move with music. Ex. People usually ________ at weddings.
= to make music with your voice. Ex. In that culture, people often ________ at parties.
= to talk in front of a group of people. Ex. She gave a ________ at her graduation ceremony.
= a feeling when you can't relax. Ex. He was very ________ before his wedding.
= a feeling with a lot of energy because something good will happen. Ex. We are really ________ to see everyone at the party.
= (two words) wear nice clothing. Ex. People usually _________ when they go to a nice restaurant.
= take off paper or wrapping. Ex. We usually _________ after the birthday cake.
= things people give on birthdays, weddings, etc; also called presents. Ex. He got a lot of _________ for his birthday.