International Etiquette

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Fill in all the gaps using the words in the list below, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if you need help. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

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When the European Union began to increase size, several guidebooks appeared giving advice international etiquette. Europeans realised that they had a lot to learn how to behave their business acquaintances. For example, the British are happy to discuss business matters lunch. The Japanese prefer not to work while . The Germans like to discuss business dinner. The French prefer to eat and talk afterwards. The Japanese have the strictest rules of social and business . Seniority is very important, and is the Japanese business card. You must exchange business cards immediately so to establish everyone's status and position. The Americans prefer to be informal The British are to be reserved. The main topic conversation strangers in Britain is the weather. The fact is, each country has its customs, so, when in Rome, do as the Romans do!