French culture ch 12

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French culture ch 12
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2014-02-02 12:22:17
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  1. T/F french have baby showers
    F (people come to the house and give gifts)
  2. T/F most french families have few children
    T
  3. T/F french families with more children can get extra social security payments
    T
  4. T/F a religious wedding ceremony is sufficient in France
    F (there has to be a legal ceremony at the city hall)
  5. T/F the legal wedding ceremony is done in full wedding garb
    T
  6. T/F french wedding receptions are short, have only a few courses, and don't have many toasts
    False on all counts
  7. term for a secure job
    une situation
  8. T/F french people often get jobs with the intent of switching in a few years
    F
  9. T/F many people expect to get jobs near home and family
    T
  10. T/F many french people seem to be discouraged from blue collar jobs
    T
  11. T/F being ambitious (ambitieux) is regarded as a positive trait in France
    F
  12. Average retirement age
    60
  13. Average retirement pensions
    60-70% of salary
  14. T/F people tend to dread dying in hospitals
    T
  15. T/F French burials and funerals are ornate and long
    False

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