How do you prepare before going abroad?
What is acceptable and what is inappropriate in a country where you want to travel to?
What traditional festivals and events do you know there?
You are supposed to help around the house.
The same dress/outfit
Don’t eat right away, wait for the host
Listen. Dan is going to China for the first time. What customs does Sarah tell him about?
Complete the gaps:
Ok. Well, you’re supposed to __ __ your shoes before you enter someone’s home.
And when you visit someone’s home, it is the __ to bring a small gift.
But in China, if someone gives you a gift, you’re __ __ to open it right away.
English listening Customs Text doc
Listen and write the three extra sentences
What are you supposed to and not supposed to do at the events below? What could be polite or impolite to do?
- a birthday
- a wedding
- a business meeting
Learn more about Chinese and Japanese cultures with listening exercises!
Do proverbs reflect the culture and traditions of nations? What foreign proverbs and sayings do you know?