Flash Cultura Saludos y besos en los países hispanos.docx

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Indicate whether these statements are true (cierto) or false (falso). Correct the false statements. 1. In Spanish-speaking countries, people use less personal space when greeting then in the U.S. Cierto – “North Americans maintain considerable personal space when greeting, Spaniards and Latin Americans tend to decrease their personal space and give one or two kisses on the cheek, sometimes accompanied by a handshake or a hug.” (Pg.10) 2. Men never greet with a kiss in Spanish-speaking countries. Falso – “Men generally greet each other with a hug or warm handshake, with the exception of Argentina, where male friends and relatives lightly kiss on the cheek.” (Pg.10) 3. Shaking hands is not appropriate for a business setting in Latin America. Falso – “In formal business settings, where associates do not know one another on a personal level, a simple handshake is appropriate.” (Pg.10) 4. Spaniards greet with one kiss on the right cheek. Falso – “In Spain, it is customary to give dos besos (two kisses), starting with the
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