do you know about Greece? Answer the questions and then check your
answers by reading the text below.
is on the Mediterranean sea between Albania and Turkey. It has
a population of 10.5 million. The official language is Greek.
spotlight is on Greece now because it will host the 2004 Olympic
has a temperate climate. It is wet in winter and hot and dry in
summer. It is earthquake prone.
careful in Greece if you nod or shake your head. To lower your
head means 'yes' or 'I agree' in Greece. To lift your head means
'no' or 'I don't agree. Familes are very important in Greece and
elders are highly respected.
are not always punctual for business meetings, but they expect
you to be! It is important to establish a friendly relationship
before business begins. Trust is more important than qualifications
or anything else. Personal meetings are preferred over telephone
you are invited to a dinner party, you are expected to be 30 minutes
late. If you are invited to dinner at 7pm, you should arrive at
8pm. If there is dancing, try to join in. Your efforts will be