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Read the clues and write the words downwards in the puzzle. What are the two hidden words which go across the middle of the puzzle to make number 15? These words (7 and 7 letters) describe one influence on our business behaviour.

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1. In Northern Europe, people feel comfortable when the ..... distance between them is about 75 cm.
2. ..... subjects are ones which should be avoided because they may cause offence or embarrassment.
3 In Germany, people are addressed by their titles and ..... .
4. It is usefully to know what kind of clothes are ..... at business meetings in other countries.
5. In Britain, people ..... hands less often than in the rest of Europe.
6. It is important not to be late but to be ..... for a business meeting.
7 ..... language is interpreted differently in different cultures. For example, crossing your arms in front of you means different things according to your culture.
8 A ..... is an established and habitual practice which is typical of a particular group of people.
9. A ..... is a ceremony which is often repeated in the same form.
10. A lot of people think that all Europeans have ..... attitudes but they are often very different.
11. In Japan it is very important to take a ..... when you visit colleagues.
12. A British businessman normally wears a ..... at a meeting.
13. Attitudes to business ..... are different. For example, in some countries short-sleeved shirts are not acceptable.
14 In Britain it is important to include ..... when making a presentation because a sense of humour is valued.

 

   


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