French Culture - Ch 5/6

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French Culture - Ch 5/6
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  1. mountainous region in SW France
    Cévennes
  2. T/F family matters are generally very private
    T
  3. T/F Friends of the family are often invited into the family's home
    F
  4. T/F French visitors usually only see the dining room/kitchen and the living room
    T
  5. T/F French homes generally have fences/gates/shutters on windows
    T
  6. T/F French people often judge others based on their family
    T
  7. T/F The French know that approximations of others' reputations are totally valid
    F
  8. T/F French people try to avoid scheduling things during a meal
    T
  9. T/F French siblings generally get along really well
    T
  10. T/F French children are often encouraged to find jobs that make them travel away from home and family
    F
  11. T/F In France it was considered shameful for people to end their lives in retirement homes or hospitals
    T
  12. 1 janvier
    jour de l'an ou Nouvel an (civil)
  13. 20 mars
    fête de l'Indépendance (civil)
  14. 1 mai
    fête du Travail (civil)
  15. 8 mai
    capitulation de l'Allemagne, fin de la Seconde Guerre mondiale en Europe (civil)
  16. 14 juillet
    fête nationale française (Prise de la Bastille, 1789) (civil)
  17. 11 novembre
    Armistice de la Première Guerre Mondiale (1918) (civil)
  18. 15 août
    Assomption (religieuse)
  19. 1 novembre
    La Toussaint (religieuse)
  20. 25 decémbre
    Noël (religieuse)
  21. 14 février
    la Saint-Valentin ou Fête des amoureaux (civil, non fériée)
  22. 21 juin
    Fête de la musique (civil, non-fériée)
  23. 31 octobre
    Halloween (civil, non fériée)
  24. 6 janvier
    l'Épiphanie (catholique, non fériée)
  25. Easter
    Pâques

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